Category: Entrepreneurship

Michigan Tech Idea Pitch Competition – Registration Open

Students who have an innovative idea that could disrupt the status quo and “business as usual” are welcome to pitch their ideas at Idea Pitch Competition. Graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to pitch their ideas. Each contestant will have two minutes to share their idea in an interactive community setting.

Student contestants should register online by Oct. 2.

Audience guests are encouraged to attend in person but may also attend remotely. If you wish to attend remotely, please register via Zoom.

Contact huskyinnovate@mtu.edu with any questions. This event will be hosted in the GLRC from 5-7 p.m. Snacks will be available.

Judges will vote to select top pitches and award cash prizes to the top contestants:

  • First place: $200
  • Second place: $100
  • Third place: $50
  • Honorable mention: $25 (two prizes offered)
  • Audience favorite: $25

By Husky Innovate, Pavlis Honors College.

Applications Open for Innovation Award at Michigan Tech Design Expo

Husky Innovate and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) are offering an innovation award of $500 split among three Design Expo teams that demonstrate an innovative customer value proposition that displays a clear understanding of their customer’s needs.

The winning teams’ solutions will be distinctive when compared to alternatives and demonstrate the potential for positive economic and/or societal impact. All teams are encouraged to apply and must submit our application form by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday (April 12) to be considered.

Three prize winners will be announced at Design Expo on April 21.

Winners will receive:

  • First place — $250
  • Second place — $150
  • Third place — $100

By Husky Innovate, Pavlis Honors College.