Second Innovation Works competition registration extended

Registration for the second Innovation Works competition has been extended until Nov. 4, with the weekend competition occurring Nov. 12-14. To qualify, teams of three to four students must submit a one-minute team presentation video addressing an innovative approach to real-life challenges faced every day by industry and government.

Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged but at least one team member must be a current engineering major. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to compete. Only the top twelve qualifying teams will be invited to continue in the weekend competition which will be announced Nov. 9.

The final contest theme will be announced on Nov. 12.

Once the final contest theme is announced, teams will periodically present short pitches to judges during sessions Nov. 12-14. Scoring is based on problem understanding, solution uniqueness, demonstrated value of the solution, solution practicality and the team’s overall effectiveness communicating.