2012 Brinks Innovation Competition


  • The Executive Summary must be in Word or pdf format and must be organized under the following headings: Company Name, Company Profile, Product/Technology, Market Opportunity, Sales and Marketing Strategy, Team/Founders, Investment Sought, Use of Proceeds, Main Contact and Presenter.
  • Finalists will be notified of acceptance by July 27, 2012.
  • There is no cost to apply or present at the conference.
  • The competition judging panel reserves the right to disqualify submissions not adhering to the application requirements or to request resubmission in the event that application criteria are not met.
  • International applicants located outside of the USA will have the option to submit a video presentation instead of attending MCT 2012 in person. These finalists will be notified and will need to arrange to submit their video prior to September 1, 2012.



Competition Organizer

Midwest Clean Tech

Local US Event
Chicago, IL
Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Business - Canada
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Business - Global
Who's Eligible
  • Applicants must be focused in the clean tech space as described above.
  • Applicants must have a sound business plan.
  • Applicants ideally will have completed an initial or angel round of funding.
  • Companies presenting on the agenda at Midwest Clean Tech 2012 are not eligible to participate.
  • Sponsors of Midwest Clean Tech 2012 are not eligible to participate.