Viterbi Innovation Competition Opportunities

ABC Innovation Undergraduate Prize (ABC)

Calling all undergraduate students! Do you have an innovate idea to solve a problem? Learn how to take your idea to product. Apply in one or more of the three categories – atoms (physical), bits (digital), and cells (biomedical). Teams can be composed of 1 to 5 members. Throughout the academic year, you will have access to free mentors, workshops, and other support. Final presentations will be held in April 2018, and the winning team in each category will receive $1,000. Applications are due on Sunday, November 5, 2017. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/abc2018

 

Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition (MEPC)

Do you want to take your idea/research to market? To apply, you will need to provide a short business model summary and market opportunity. Selected teams will be given $500 for customer discovery and work with industry mentors. Final presentations will be held in April 2018 where teams will compete for a $50,000 Grand Prize! Applications are due on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/mepc2018

 

Min Family Engineering Social Entrepreneurship Challenge (MFC)

Do you want to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey? Top teams developing a sustainable venture to enhance relief efforts will receive field research and prototyping funds, as well as work with social entrepreneur mentors and learn about building sustainable enterprises! You are invited to a special talk on disaster relief with Major Ashok Deb on Thursday, October 12, at 4:30 pm in RTH 526. This information session will be followed by a networking event for students interested in forming teams. Applications are due on Sunday, November 12, 2017. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/mfc2018

 

Trina Gregory

Senior Lecturer, ITP

Viterbi School of Engineering

University of Southern California

trina.gregory@usc.edu

http://itp.usc.edu