Important Dates and Deadlines

Innovation Summary

Due Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Innovation Plan

Due Tuesday, November 12, 2018

**Submit plan to

  • Further developed Innovation, prepare an outline of your presentation and send plan to develop the Innovation over the next couple of months 

The Innovation Challenge Entry 

Due Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Describe your idea in 1,000 words or less. The submitted narrative must include:

  • The motivation behind your idea: What problem does it solve? What need does it fulfill? 
  • The uniqueness of your idea: Are there similar products or services? How is your idea different? What is its advantage?
  • The “business”, “societal” or “environmental” potential and benefit of your idea: Who are your customers/beneficiaries? Why will they buy/seek your product or service? What impact will your idea have?
  • The next step(s): How would you go about protecting this idea? How would you go about pursuing it?

Student Practice Presentation

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Innovators schedule presentation with Professor Farrelly.

Complete the Innovation Competition registration form:

Registration Form

Final PowerPoint Presentation

Due Friday, March 8, 2019

Submit to

The Innovation Challenge Competition

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 5:30PM

  • Six-minute PowerPoint presentation on your innovation
  • Present to judges