JUNE 5 SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR 2017 COLLEGIATE
INVENTORS COMPETITION

Empowering and Rewarding America’s Most Innovative Student Inventors

 

WHAT: The National Inventors Hall of Fame’s Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries, and cutting-edge research by college students and their faculty advisers, announces its 2017 Call for Submissions.

WHEN: Submissions deadline is June 5.

WHERE: For eligibility requirements and to submit an entry, visit http://www.invent.org/challenge/application-process/

ETC.: Inventions are judged by a panel of National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts — the most influential innovation experts in the country — for real-world feedback on optimizing the potential of each invention.

Competition Finalists will showcase their inventions and interact with thousands of attendees, including USPTO examiners, event sponsors, media and the public, at the November Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo & Awards at the USPTO Headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

Finalists receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Washington, D.C., area. Prizes will be awarded to the top three Finalist teams ($10,000, $5,000 and $2,500), along with their advisers, in the undergraduate and graduate divisions.

The Collegiate Inventors Competition is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is a Presenting Sponsor, with additional support from Arrow Electronics.

Contact:
Ken Torisky
National Inventors Hall of Fame
ktorisky@invent.org
330-968-4332, ext. 6085