*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***
DATE: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
TIME: Award Announcement and Media Reception 6:30-7 p.m.
PLACE: UMass Amherst Campus Center, Room 1009
Up to $50,000 in prize money supplied by private donors could be awarded to the winning team when University of Massachusetts Amherst student scientist-entrepreneurs compete with business plan presentations from 3:30 to approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5. In the 2009 Innovation Challenge competition, judges must decide which among four teams has the best entrepreneurial plan for taking a new idea to market. The winning team will be announced at about 6:30 p.m.