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Innovation Case Competition

Put your strategy and problem-solving skills to work in an applied setting.

Student pitches presentation to a panel of judgesWork alongside other entrepreneurial students to examine a real-world case and consider themes of product design, strategy and business modeling — all while building your resume with a consequential experience.

The Innovation Case Competition provides entrepreneurial students the opportunity to:

  • Analyze a real-world problem and develop relevant innovation strategies
  • Discover how firms and industries (not just startups) apply innovation concepts everyday
  • Receive valuable feedback from faculty judges and community mentors
  • Develop business-modeling and social impact strategies 
  • Access cash prizes based on merit

Next available opportunity


Tuesday, March 23–Saturday, March 27, 2021

  • Apply by Saturday, March 13 
  • Info session: Monday, March 15, at 7 p.m.
  • Final team assignments: Friday, March 19 
  • Case released: Tuesday, March 23
  • Final presentations: Saturday, March 27