Illinois Tech Innovation Challenge

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

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Do you have a smart solution to a real-world consumer or business need? The Illinois Tech Innovation Challenge invites you to solve a real problem by creating a physical thing, application, or an application to control a physical thing.

The Contest is a four-stage competition designed to:

  • Encourage and inspire students to think about creating physical things, applications and applications that control physical things by encouraging them to seek to solve a real-world consumer and/or business need or problem that they have identified
  • Demonstrate their creativity and inventiveness at solving this problem
  • Provide an opportunity to earn a monetary prize and, for the noted limited time, free rent at a maker’s co-working space in recognition of their accomplishment.

Illinois Tech Innovation Challenge Award

Team Award.

The top 3 teams currently in high school (12 total) will receive up to a $25,000 scholarship* to attend Illinois Tech!

Website: https://web.iit.edu/entrepreneurship-academy/innovation-challenge

Managing Organization: Illinois Institute of Technology

Contact:

innovationchallenge@iit.edu

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
Currently enrolled high school students attending any high school in the greater Chicagoland area* *The Chicago area is defined as the following counties in Illinois: Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, and Will; and in Indiana, Lake County.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Do you have a smart solution to a real-world consumer or business need? The Illinois Tech Innovation Challenge invites you to solve a real problem by creating a physical thing, application, or an application to control a physical thing.

Process

The Contest is a four-stage competition designed to:
  • Encourage and inspire students to think about creating physical things, applications and applications that control physical things by encouraging them to seek to solve a real-world consumer and/or business need or problem that they have identified
  • Demonstrate their creativity and inventiveness at solving this problem
  • Provide an opportunity to earn a monetary prize and, for the noted limited time, free rent at a maker’s co-working space in recognition of their accomplishment.

Criteria

Awards

Illinois Tech Innovation Challenge Award

Team Award.

The top 3 teams currently in high school (12 total) will receive up to a $25,000 scholarship* to attend Illinois Tech!

Participate

Website: https://web.iit.edu/entrepreneurship-academy/innovation-challenge

Managing Organization: Illinois Institute of Technology

Contact:

innovationchallenge@iit.edu

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Currently enrolled high school students attending any high school in the greater Chicagoland area* *The Chicago area is defined as the following counties in Illinois: Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, and Will; and in Indiana, Lake County.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.