The Lemelson-MIT Program has expanded its prestigious Collegiate Student Prize program to become the National Collegiate Student Prize Competition. The prize competition is supported by The Lemelson Foundation and is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students. Applicants can submit their inventions in the following two inaugural categories that represent significant sectors of the economy: the “Cure it!” category and the “Use it!” category. “Cure it!” will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve healthcare. “Use it!” rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices and tools. Inventions can address opportunities in both developed and developing economies. The deadline to apply for the National Collegiate Student Prize Competition is Tuesday, December 31st, 2013. Visit the competition’s website for more information. Fill out the application here. For more information, watch this YouTube video.
Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition; Deadline Dec. 31
October 17, 2013