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Big Idea Competition 2022

April 21, 2022 | 5:00 pm | Hybrid Format

Coordinated by the Cameron School of Business Department of Management and Entrepreneurship


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Come up with new innovative ideas and win great prizes!

(1st $300, 2nd $250, 3rd $200, & 4th $150)

Open to undergraduate and graduate students of all majors and class standing. Team submissions are encouraged, but not required.

Applicants who have an innovative idea to address a current or future need/problem are invited to apply for the opportunity to display their proposed solution to a group of judges. There are no restrictions on area of interest (e.g. energy, social, technology), type of organization/initiative you would like to form (e.g. profit, non-profit, community of interest, etc.) or target area (US and/or international).

The Proposal

Your proposal should be no longer than one page (12pt font, double space) and include:

  1. Name(s) and email address(es).
  2. Description of the new (business) idea or innovative product, service, business model, or social initiative and why it is innovative and/or impactful.
  3. Description of the opportunity to be seized or the problem that needs to be solved.
  4. Description of the people or organizations to be targeted.
  5. Description of how your idea is better than already existing solutions.
  6. Description of factors that indicate the concept is feasible (e.g. how the applicant(s) plan to proceed).
  7. Description of resources needed (e.g. financial, know-how).

Submit by April 17, 2022 @ Midnight

Submissions and Questions should be sent to Prof. Xaver Neumeyer, Dept. of Management at