Collegiate Inventors Competition

Your ideas Your ideas could shape the future could shape the future.

The collegiate inventors competition is where it starts.


Join the nation’s most exciting competition that encourages invention, entrepreneurship and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and universities. Outstanding inventions in STEM and other creative fields are judged by a panel of National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees and United States Patent and Trademark Office officials – the most influential inventors and invention experts in the nation – for feedback, brainstorming and encouragement on taking inventions to the next level of innovation.

In addition to networking with some of our nation’s foremost innovators, you’ll also compete for over $100,000 in cash prizes and represent your school in competition among the country’s most inventive universities.

Rise to the challenge.Enter today!

From Passion to Patent.

The collegiate inventors competition is where it starts.

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