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


Join the nation’s foremost competition encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and universities nationwide. Outstanding inventions in STEM and other creative fields are judged by a panel of National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees, United States Patent and Trademark Office officials, and top AbbVie scientists – 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 cash and prizes and represent your school in competition among the nation’s most creative and innovative universities.

Rise to the challenge.

From Passion to Patent.

The collegiate inventors competition is where it starts.

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