Deadline Approaching: Apply by Feb 20 for the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

2017 Environmental Innovation Challenge

Deadline Monday, February 20

Bring your idea or capstone project to life.
Use your skills to create innovative solutions.
Enter the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.

Open to students across all disciplines from colleges and universities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Form a team and enter the 2017 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge by Monday, February 20. Our most pressing environmental problems are opportunities for innovation. If you have a passion for cleantech, smarts to play in the green economy, and the desire to make an impact, now is the time to think creatively and take action!                                                                           

To Enter

1.    Complete the Team Registration Form

  • All team members must be registered
  • Need Team Members? Check out the Student Entrepreneur Team Building site. Register an account as a team looking for members, or an individual with skills searching for a good team to join. Then go to the Showcase website to browse for students interested in joining a team. (Note: This site is for college/university student use only) 

2.    Prepare Your Business Summary

3.    Upload Your 5-7 Page Business Summary by February 2011:59 pm (late entries not accepted)

The top 21 teams from the Screening Round advance to the Challenge on March 30, at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Additional Resources and Opportunities to Support Your Team

Panel: Insights from Past Participants

Thursday, February 23, 5:00–6:00 pm in Bank America Executive Ed Building, room 320

Attend this interactive session featuring students who experienced the trials, tribulations and thrills of taking part in Environmental Innovation Challenge and the Business Plan Competition. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from these past BPC superstars!  Please RSVP – pizza provided!

UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

Aren’t sure how to protect your IP? Curious about patents, trademarks, and copyrights? The UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic is looking for new clients to apply for free legal advice for the upcoming Spring quarter. Questions? Email elcinfo@uw.edu or call (206) 616-5854. 

Resource Nights

Attend or watch Resource Nights, covering various aspects of creating a startup venture, from idea generation to legal issues to raising capital. The classes are recorded and streamed live each Thursday night starting at 6:00 pm. Watch the video any time after the original broadcast. 

Check out the Buerk Center’s Start-Up Resources webpage.

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