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Innovation One Challenge

"What's your idea?"

Rewarding the best and brightest business and technology ideas in the region.

Innovation One and Fifth Third Bank invite regional residents to participate in the Innovation Challenge presented by Fifth Third Bank. The challenge is open to all regional community members in the greater tri-state area, including all high school and college students, faculty and staff.

There are two categories: Business and Technology and three prizes for each. First prize is $2,500, second prize is $1,000 and third prize is $500. Cash prizes are unrestricted. There are also prizes for Best High School Entry, Best University Entry and Best Community Entry.

The competition will take place at Trine University in the Jim and Joan Bock Center for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering.

Applications are due by March 1, 2015

Project submissions will be accepted between Jan. 1 and March 1, 2015. The finalists will be contacted during the week of March 16 and will present to the judges during the week of March 23. Competition Open House will be April 10 and 11 and winners will be announced April 11.

Application forms are available via this link.

For more information: Email Chad Shepard at