Upcoming Events

ISU Innovation Prize

Date & Time Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1
Location ISU Research Park Core Facility Training Room // 1805 Collaboration Pl, Ames, IA 50010
Contact Megan Graettinger, mgraett@iastate.edu

One Weekend, 3 Bold Challenges, An Abundance of Rewards

Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2022

The ISU Innovation Prize is an incentive competition at Iowa State University on the weekend of September 30 – October 1, 2022.  The Iowa State Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and Start Something – Agriculture Program are co-hosting the event.  It will be held at the ISU Research Park Core Facility.

The competition theme for the seventh annual event is Innovation at Iowa StateThere will be three focus areas for participants to solve: AgTech, EdTech, and Global Impact. To learn more, click here!

 

Schedule

FRIDAY 9/30

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM | Kick-off

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Creative Session

7:30 PM – 8:00 PM | Team Formation

8 PM  | Team Kick-off + Active Work (building closes at 11:00 PM)

SATURDAY 10/1

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | Group Instructions

10:00 AM- 12:00 PM | Group Work Time

12:00 PM | Boxed Lunches

12:00 PM – 12: 30 PM | How to Pitch Like a Pro

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Pitch Refinement + Active Work (mentors available for virtual help)

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM  | Instructions for Final Presentations

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Final Presentations

4:00 PM | Judges & Awards

Register