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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (all day) to Thursday, September 28, 2017 (all day)

Competitors will choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research it to understand its history, scope, and impact, before pitching this insight to a panel of judges on October 17. Teams of up to four students are invited to apply and compete for a share of $7,500 in grant funding, to be used for R&D to develop a solution to the problem pitched.

Apply for the Problem Pitch Competition online

Applications open: September 12

Applications close: September 28

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The winning team’s 5-minute pitch will demonstrate the best understanding of an important industry problem, as shown by their research.

The 1st place team wins $5,000
The 2nd place team wins $2,500

The People’s Choice team will win a prize for every member of the team.

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