First Round Submission

Prepare a one to two-page summary (with not less than 10 point font and 1-inch 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.

  1. What is your product or service?
  2. What is the technology that underlies your product/service?
  3. How is your underlying technology unique?
  4. Is your product or service innovative? How?
  5. How would you define the best initial set of customers? (Who will buy it?)
  6. What marketplace need does your product or service address better than any other option? (Why will they buy it?)
  7. Describe how you create value for your customers.
  8. What is the market and its size?
  9. How do you anticipate developing IP protection/strategy for your technology?

Please use the following format:

#. ?—Answer Example:What is the technology that underlies your product/service?—Answer… etc.

Keep the following in mind when preparing the summary:
  • The maximum length is two pages.
  • Do not describe how your technology works; explain what it does and how it fulfills your customers’ needs.

Complete the First Round Submission Online Form by March 25th, 2014 at 11:59pm. On your summary, please include your team name and member names. (Submission of a Word document is preferred.) 

Please fill in the following information and submit this form online. We understand that as you refine your product or service, there may be changes in the team as well as the proposal before the actual competition.

Team Name: *

Contact Details

Contact Name: *
Contact E-mail: *
Contact Phone: *
Major/Area of Study: *
Years of Study: *
Grad/Undergrad: *
Other Team Members:
For each please include first and last name,
email address, major/area of study, year of
study, and grad or undergrad.

Faculty Advisor Information (if applicable)

Advisor Name:
Advisor E-mail:
Advisor Office Phone:
Advisor Cell Phone:
Innovation/Technology Source (Please specify, is this a university technology or a team-member innovation): *
Upload a File (Please upload a Word Document of your submission not to exceed 2 pages): *

In submitting this form, this team believes it fulfills the Team/Eligibility Requirements and the Submission Guidelines.

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