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Illinois Innovation Prize for $20,000

Are you innovating & solving a problem that could have a positive societal impact? Ask a mentor to nominate you for the campus-wide Illinois Innovation Prize by January 27!

MYTH 5: Cozad isn't for me--I'm not an entrepreneur.

Actually, if you have an idea, Cozad is for you. Makers, design thinkers, creative innovators, and more are all welcome. Cozad is an educational experience that makes ideas happen!

MYTH 4: Why bother? I'm not going to win any big prizes.

Actually, lots of teams win prizes, even if they aren't chosen as finalists. Around 40 prizes are awarded like office space, legal services, expert consulting, and cash for best newcomer! Register by Feb. 3

MYTH 3: Cozad won't help me with my startup idea

Actually, Cozad has helped launch many successful startups: Psyonic Ability Hand, Lightform, Cast 21--and many more. Our workshops give you the skills and knowledge to accelerate your startup idea. Register by Feb. 3.

MYTH 2: I don't have time to do Cozad

Actually, Cozad accelerates the development of your startup idea vs. trying to do it on your own. We pack a ton of learning and resources into 4 workshops built just for you! Register by Feb. 3.

MYTH 1: Cozad is for engineering students

Actually, Cozad is for everyone. Every year there are many teams from across campus, and last year the Grand Prize Winner was from LAS! Register by Feb. 3.

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Illinois Innovation Prize for $20,000: Deadline

Mon, January 27, 2020

STUDENTS: Are you innovating and solving a problem that could have a positive societal impact? If you're working toward innovative solutions, ask a mentor to nominate you for the $20,000 CAMPUS-WIDE Illinois Innovation Prize.   FACULTY/STAFF: Do you know a student ...

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