Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market Competition 2011


First round of submissions due


Competition Organizer

University of New Hampshire's Whittemore School of Business & Economics

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to all graduate and undergraduate students at the University of New Hampshire, Keene State College, and Plymouth State University. 
Important Dates

First round submissions of responses to a "two-page question" sheet  are due on February 20, 2011. "Five-page question" submissions are due on March 23, 2011. The Bud Albin Semi-Final Challenge round will take place on April 27th, 2011, after which 6 teams will be invited to participate in the championship round on May 11, 2011.

Competition Prizes

1st place: $10,000

2nd place: $5,000

3rd place: $3,000

3 Runners up: $1,500 each

Other Info

Now in its 23rd year, the competition leads to the presentation of cash awards to the winning teams and the runners-up for plans that demonstrate significant opportunities for innovation and growth, capital gain, and the potential for implementation.

Because this is an Innovation-To-Market Competition, a well-developed business plan is not required and will not place a team in a stronger position relative to a team that has no business plan.