Innovation Challenge
The challenge is for interdisciplinary teams to conceptualize a product with regard to its scientific and technological design, identify customers and create a business plan for the product’s commercialization. 

October 26, 2016
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The UMass Innovation Challenge Seed Pitch Competition is awarding equity-free funding to the most promising ventures on campus.

November 15, 2016
11:55 pm

The Semi-Final is a closed door event during which teams will have 15 minutes to pitch in front of a panel of judges. 

February 10, 2017
11:55 pm

The University of Massachusetts Innovation Challenge Final Competition is the fourth and final event in the 2016-17 Innovation Challenge series.

April 6, 2017
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room