Five Page Submission
Prepare a report (not more than 5 pages, not less than 10-point font or 1”/2,5 cm margins) with the following content. This report mirrors the major elements of the oral presentation and should use tables, lists and diagrams where possible. It is not directly related to competition scoring, but will be used by the judges to prepare for the event.
How to Enter
Welcome to the 2014 Idea to Product Global Competition. Thank you for your interest in participating in this year’s event, hosted by the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Brazil.
Teams can enter the competition by submitting a First Round Submission - a 1 to 2 page document containing answers to a series of questions covering their technology, the best market for initial commercialization and the basic intellectual property aspects of their project.
ENTER HERE by Friday, October 24, 2014, at 11:59 pm GMT.
Team Requirements / Eligibility
For team requirements and eligibility, please see the following:
The competition is by invitation only; however, all submitted entries are reviewed by the Idea to Product Program staff, and the top technology commercialization plans are chosen to proceed to the competition.
Timelines and Deadlines
Thursday November 27, 2014
Opening and network session
Friday, November 28, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
First Round Submission
Prepare a one to two-page summary (with not less than 10 point font and 1-inch/2,5 cm margins) answering the following questions about your technology product or service. You may have a competitive entry without fully complete answers to all questions, but each element will be essential for the semifinal round.
In order to compete you must do the following:
- Submit a First Round Submission by the given deadline.
- Submit a Five Page Submission by the given deadline.
- Be present both Friday and Saturday.
Competition Format: NEW!