Fall 2016 Carnahan Enterprise Scholarship Deadline Extended

The Enterprise Program is still accepting Fall applications for the Carnahan Enterprise Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Business and Humanities majors who enroll in the Enterprise Program. Please review the scholarship description and application form for details.

**The deadline has been extended to 5pm on Friday October 28.**

Applications should be submitted to:

Rick Berkey

Director, Enterprise Program

722 Minerals and Materials Building

Intellectual Property Day October 4, 2016

Attention Enterprise Teams – please see below for details on Intellectual Property Day. The sessions can be very helpful and relevant to your Enterprise projects and activities.

Enterprise students are welcome and encouraged to attend any and all sessions and must sign up for each session individually. For session descriptions and registration info please visit:  http://libguides.lib.mtu.edu/ipday

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Fall 2016 Rekhi Innovation Challenge now Open

—-Attention Enterprise Innovators!—-

The Vice President for Research Office and Pavlis Honors College are now accepting projects for the Rekhi Innovation Challenge, a crowdfunding competition whose aim is to promote student innovation and entrepreneurship through the use of Superior Ideas. The Challenge is open to Enterprise teams* whose projects include an innovative approach to an important design challenge or market need. Various awards will be given, and the team raising the most money through Superior Ideas will receive a 100% match up to $10,000!

*Note: Industry sponsored projects and Advanced Motorsports (AMS) teams are not eligible to participate. A separate AMS crowdfunding challenge is being planned for Spring 2017.

A kickoff workshop will be held on Thursday September 22 from 2:30-3:30 in the Pavlis Honors College/722 M&M. Interested teams are encouraged to send a representative to this session for Q&A and to review overall expectations of the Rekhi Innovation Challenge.

To participate, please read the following information for teams, advisors, and the application form.

Any questions can be directed to Natasha Chopp at nichopp@mtu.edu.

Wege Prize 2017: “How do we create a circular economy?”

Enterprise Teams — please see the following announcement regarding this year’s Wege Prize competition.

What is Wege Prize?

Wege Prize is a yearly student design competition that gives teams of five the chance to collaborate across institutional and disciplinary boundaries, use design thinking principles, and contend for $30,000 in total cash prizes, all while helping to show the world what the future of problem solving looks like.

Who can participate?

Teams must be comprised of undergraduate students, have exactly 5 team members, include at least 3 different academic disciplines, and represent at least 2 different institutions of higher education (institutions can be defined as Schools or Colleges within the same University).

2017 Design Brief:

http://static1.squarespace.com/static/52372ebee4b0281c19761663/t/57c986e6b8a79bd7376947c5/1472825062951/16131+Wege+2017+Design+Brief+Booklet+FINAL.pdf
Rules and Timeline:

http://www.wegeprize.org/rules/

Wege prize 2017 timeline

2016 Winners:

http://www.wegeprize.org/#competition

FAQ’s:

http://www.wegeprize.org/faq/