University of Washington Environmental Innovation Challenge 2011


Business summaries due


Competition Organizer

University of Washington Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; College of Engineering, College of the Environment

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Green
Who's Eligible
Students in a degree-seeking program at any Washington State college or university.
Important Dates

5-7 page  business summaries are due on March 3, 2011. All competing teams must attend a mandatory Pitch Workshop on March 10, 2011. Challenge Day will take place on March 31, 2011 at Seattle Center, followed by an awards ceremony.

Competition Prizes

Grand prize: $10,000

2nd place prize: $5,000

3 $2,500 honorable mention prizes will also be awarded.

Other Info

The Environmental Innovation Challenge makes $25,000 available for student teams to help them build their prototypes. Teams can use this funding for purchasing materials for the prototype, renting equipment,  and purchasing safety equipment.