2017 Business Plan Competition

2017 Call for Entries!


What's in it for YOU?

2017 Competition Timeline

Nov. 16, 2017–Dec 16, 2016 Register at to gain access to IP Tool Box and get a mentor
Feb, 10, 2017

First round of the business plan submission closes.
All business plans are due by 5:00 p.m. PST (Pacific Time - CA, USA)

March 2, 2017 Finalists Announced
March 3, 2017 Finalists may choose an additional item from the IP ToolBox
April 11, 2017 Deadline for submitting Final Round presentations, videos, and updated business plans by 5:00 p.m. PST (Pacific Time - CA, USA)
May 8, 2017 FINAL round of the Business Plan Competition
May 9-11, 2017 Competition Ceremony during LES Spring Meeting, Washington, DC