Achievement Round submissions due
- Competition Organizer
University of Pennsylvania's Weiss Tech House
- Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Specialized Industries
- Who's Eligible
- Any team with at least one active member who is a degree-candidate student of the University of Pennsylvania (graduate or undergraduate) may enter. Teams that have received twenty-five thousand dollars or more from outside financing are not eligible. PennVention accepts invention ideas pertaining to a broad range of industries including but not limited to:- Consumer products- Medical Devices- Environmental Devices- Electronics- High-Tech products
- Important Dates
Achievement Round team packets must be submitted by February 15, 2011. Ten finalists will pitch their idea at the Invention Fair on April 8, 2011.
- Competition Prizes
Grand prize: $5,000, 2nd place: $2,500, 3rd place: $1,000
An additional $18,000 in in-kind prizes and services will also be awarded.
- Other Info
Participants can choose to take part in a "Mini-Mentoring Marathon", in which they can discuss their invention idea to industry leaders and receive feedback and advice.