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Applications now open for 2014 Idea to Product at UT Austin

One page submissions due 3/25


Compete for over $8000 in prizes! First Round submission deadline is March 25Details on the submission. Submit online.


Competition is on April 22nd (feedback), April 25th (Semifinals), and April 26th (Finals). 
Event Schedule.



Congratulations to the 2013 UT Idea to Product Competition Winners & Finalists!

LifeM (1st place in Marvin Selig Finals)- A thin, flexible pressure sensor that can be mounted on the curved surface of a pulmonary artery catheter for sensitive, real-time blood pressure and blood flow measurements.

Technocrats (2nd place in Marvin Selig Finals) - An intravascular photoacoustic imaging catheter that can be inserted into arteries, providing both photoacoustic and ultrasonic images of artery plaques.

ShaleExploits (3rd place in Marvin Selig Finals) - A downhole tool that allows simultaneous production and injection in unconventional oil reservoirs.

ItFits! - Provides virtual fitting to individual consumers of retail clothing, and detailed customer size information to apparel retailers.

Pecan Power - A product to enable variable frequency drives to provide power quality benefits to end-use customers and electric utilities.

Voilet Crown Jewelry - Provides a network effects platform that allows designers and consumers to create highly customizable jewelry through the use of additive manufacturing.




2013 UT Idea to Product Competition is this week! Come see Technology Serving Society



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Congratulations to the 2013 UT Idea to Product Competition finalists!




Congratulations to 2013 I2P Semifinalists!  Semifinalists - Submit your 5-page submissionFive Page Submission by April 9th.

Applications for the 2013 UT Idea to Product competition are now open! Apply here by midnight on Tuesday, March 26th.

Congratulations to Lynx Labs! The 2012 I2P UT winning team also won the 2012 Global I2P Challenge.

Link to the news.

Congratulation to all I2P Global teams, videos are here.


Congratulations to the 2012 I2P Winners and Finalists!

Marvin Selig Award Winners (Awards video):

1st place - Lynx Labs (video)

2nd place - Traction Jack (video)

3rd place - Bio-Replicon (video)

iDrillCorLog (Presentation & Q&A video )
Predictable Data (video)
ShortStack (video)

I2P Finals Introduction Video



I2P UT 2012 Semi-Finalists Announced (March 30, 2012)
The semifinalist teams have been notified. Semifinalist teams 5 Page submission  is due Monday, April 9th (submit online). Tentative schedule for the feedback rounds is here. Final schedule for the semifinal presentations (Friday, April 20th) and feedback rounds will be posted by April 10th.
3DayStartup (3DS) Austin @ University of Texas at Austin (March 30 - April 1)
3 Day Startup is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. The idea is simple: start tech companies over the course of three days. Apply/Event Info.
3DS HomeAway - April 13-15
3 Day Startup is an entrepreneurship education program designed for university students with an emphasis on learning by doing. At 3 Day Startup Homeaway, students use the Homeaway API to create startups in the travel industry over the course of three days. Event Info.
Applications now open for 2012 Idea to Product at UT Austin
One page submissions due 3/26
Compete for over $8000 in prizes! First Round submission deadline is March 26. Details on the submission. Submit online.
Competition is on April 17th (feedback), April 20 (Semifinals), and April 21st (Finals).
Event Schedule.
The Roden Scholars' Case Study Competition will feature a technology-oriented case, where participants be presented with a technological product or service and will be tasked with figuring how this product or service can be implemented in an existing business or organization. Details are here.
UT Austin Entrepreneurship Week (Begins March 5th)
An eclectic week-long series of events. More details and detailed schedule of the event are here.
Pike Powers and Bob Metcalfe to speak at UT Austin Entrepreneurship Week (March 7th at 6pm)
Both Pike Powers and Dr. Bob Metcalfe will be giving talks about student entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Austin at uThinkTank’s 2nd Annual Student Entrepreneurship Symposium on March 7th at 6pm in the SAC Ballroom (RSVP HERE). Details.
Game Changers (2/28/2012) - Professor of Innovation, Dr. Bob Metcalfe

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. as part of the university’s Game Changers series, join Metcalfe as he discusses how to be “founderati” and practice the art of operating the exquisite machinery of free enterprise. Details.
Fall Technology Entrepreneurhsip Seminar Series at UT

Weekly Friday Seminars featurign high-tech faculty entrepreneurs at UT Austin. ETC 2.136 3-4pm with networking following the seminar. Schedule and details.
Dr. Miller's presentation titled 'Creative Approaches to Entrepreneurship at UT' can be seen here.
Bob Metcalfe's presentation titled 'How Ethernet Started 3Com to Change the World' can be seen here.

Congratulations 2011 I2P UT Winners!

Marvin Selig Final Awards
First Place Winner
Second Place Winner 
Third (two teams)
Third (two teams)
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Awards Ceremony(live link 12:00pm)

Introduction and Presentations (Link active at 8:25am 4/22)


GAIN echnology Entrepreneurship Society
CEO Texas 3 Day Startup



Selig Fund in Entrepreneurial Studies

Roden Center of Entrepreneurship

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