2021 GT $1B IP Competition

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The $1B+ Georgia Tech IP Competition will be a weekend event taking place virtually November 5-7, 2021. Finalists will be announced on November 8 and winners will be announced on November 9.

Quick information about the competition:

  • Student teams of between 2 and 5 individuals will have access to a curated set of Georgia Tech patents
  • There will be a special Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) Track in addition to a General IP Track
  • Propose one or more commercial applications for the patent(s)
  • The deliverable is a 5-minute video about the application(s)
  • The winning team in each Track (MSE or General IP) will receive a cash prize of $5,000. The second and third place prizes will be $3,000 and $2,000, respectively within each Track
  • The winning teams will also go through a fast-tracked selection process for a spot in CREATE-X Startup Launch

Both technical and non-technical students are encouraged to participateThe competition is open to all Georgia Tech students (both undergrad and grad) across all majors. Both technical and non-technical students are encouraged to participate, as the competition is more on the application of technology to launch a viable startup. Students will register individually and form teams during the competition.

Register now to get a head start to see the IP available!



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