Collegiate Inventors - Event

Our Annual Competition Showcases World-Class Collegiate Inventors

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What: 2020 Collegiate Inventors Competition® Expo

 

Date: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

 

Location: United States Patent and Trademark Office Headquarters
Upper Atrium, Alexandria, Virginia

Each year, college students from across the nation travel to the United States Patent and Trademark Office to make presentations to panels of judges comprised of National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Inductees and United States Patent and Trademark Office officials. In addition, the students participate in an Expo where they showcase their inventions for patent and trademark examiners, corporate sponsors, leaders in the intellectual property community and the general public.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runners-up in both the Graduate and Undergraduate categories, as well as the Winner of the People’s Choice Award. Since 1990, with the help of our sponsors, we have awarded more than $1 million to students to help them take their inventions to the next level.

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