Innovation Challenge Executive Summary & Elevator Pitch Competition

December 3, 2013

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union Building


Heather Demers, 413-577-0231,

Event Website

Watch teams of young innovators pitch their business ideas and compete over $10,000 in prizes.


Bring your smart phone to vote for your favorite team! Refreshments will be served; open to public; walk-ins welcome.


The UMass co-sponsors of the Innovation Challenge are the College of Engineering; the College of Natural Sciences; the Isenberg School of Management; and the UMass Innovation Institute.


The Innovation Challenge prizes are supported entirely with private funds from the following generous sponsors: Wolf Greenfield; Saint Gobain; Glass Family Endowment for Entrepreneurial Studies; Steve Luby '84 '86MS; William Firestone '78; Cantor Colburn LLP; CISCO; Raytheon; Saul Ewing; an anonymous faculty donor; Stephen Dunne '89; Eric '04 and Candy Janszen; Provenance Venture Partners; and Karen Lauter Utgoff Consulting. Visionary support from Eugene M. and Ronnie Isenberg is gratefully acknowledged.