MIT Biotechnology Group

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize due 9/29

The Lemelson-MIT Program is searching for the most inventive college students to compete for the 2018 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, a national invention competition that recognizes individual graduate students who have tested prototypes of two or more inventions and teams of undergraduate students with a tested prototype of one invention
The competition is open to full-time, degree-seeking students (as of the spring semester of 2018) with technology-based inventions in healthcarefood/water and agriculturetransportation, and consumer devices. Inventions are not limited to class projects or thesis work, and any side/personal projects could also be considered. Patents are encouraged but not required.
Winners in each category receive:
  • $15,000 to each winning graduate student
  • $10,000 to each winning undergraduate team
  • National media campaign
  • Exposure to investment and business communities
  • An award celebration at MIT in June 2018

Applications are due by Friday, September 29, 2017. If you are interested in applying or referring a student, please visit or feel free to contact or 617-258-5798. Full details about the application process can be found here.

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