Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge Final Pitch

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Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge Final Pitch

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge, hosted by LST’s Academic Alliance chapter in Knoxville, will conclude with the final pitch on Thursday, November 7.

The Scipreneur Challenge, in its inaugural year in Knoxville, offers university students and postdoctoral fellows hands-on experience in commercialization and entrepreneurship. After being assigned IP from area research institutions, the student teams are tasked with designing a commercialization plan for the technology, including a business executive summary and a 10- to 15-minute investor pitch. The participating teams, comprising of undergraduates, research scientists, engineers, business students, clinicians and mentors then compete to win prizes, judged by business leaders and investors for a cash prize.

Pitches will start at 6:00pm followed by a networking reception where the winner will be announced.


UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm

2641 Osprey Vista Way

Joint Institutes of Advanced Materials (JIAM) Building Rm 147

Knoxville, TN 37996


November 7, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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