UW Environmental Innovation Challenge Schedule

2015 Schedule TBD. For an example, see the 2014 schedule below.

2014 UW EIC Schedule

Date Description Details
Jan. 23 - Feb. 2
Early Application
For planning purposes, we ask that teams make their best effort to register for the EIC by Feb. 2.

Click here to register.

February 23 5-7 page Business Summary due by midnight.
See the Judging Criteria for more information.
Your business summary (submitted in PDF format) describes the problem, solution, market opportunity, and prototype. Feedback on will be provided by a panel of judges to each team.

Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12 3-5:00pm Office Hours with the experts.
By appointment only.
Registration link here in February.
March 12, 6-8:00pm Mandatory pitch workshop. Come prepared with your pitch. Mandatory for teams in the Seattle area. At least one member from each team must attend.
March 30 1-page Business Summary due by midnight.
Your 1-page summary (submitted in PDF format) should contain concise descriptions of the problem, solution, market opportunity, potential for impact, and the prototype. It should also contain your team member information.

April 3 Environmental Innovation Challenge

Set-up in the morning, judging begins in the early afternoon, followed by the reception and awards ceremony. All will be held at the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center.

Recommended Events

Below is more information about the recommended events for the 2014 UW Environmental Innovation Challenge.

Date Description Details
November 14, 2013 UW EIC Team Formation Night
Want to compete in the UW EIC? Have an idea but need team members? Come give a 1-minute pitch. Want to join a team? Come listen to pitches and meet potential teammates.             
Electrical Engineering 303

5:30-7:00 PM
November 20

UW EIC Team Formation Night

Husky Union Building (HUB) 334
5:30-7:00 PM
January 22, 2014
EIC/BPC Panel of Past Participants &
Team Networking Night
- not to late to find a team and/or teammates!
Learn the in's and out's of the EIC from past participants. Open to all.
February 5 Science & Technology Showcase
Networking Night

Additional Events

Business Plan Competition/Environmental Innovation Challenge Resource Nights, offered throughout winter quarter by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, bring in experts from the local entrepreneurial community to teach various aspects of writing and presenting a business plan.

Attending BPC/EIC Resource Nights is a great way to prepare for the Environmental Innovation Challenge, the Business Plan Competition and beyond.

BPC/EIC Resource Nights are open to students and the public. Session topics are subject to change. Learn more about taking the Resource Nights for credit (ENTRE 440/540).