MIT students and their friends have two key competitions to participate in:
- The IDEAS Competition is an annual public service competition that encourages teams to propose, invent, and develop prototype product or service solutions that address key societal problems. Each year IDEAS awards multiple teams up to $7500 to implement their projects in collaboration community partners. Students can next apply for a development grant for their project through IDEAS by the deadline of December 15th, 2008 by signing up IDEAS09 also matches teams with mentor who can provide insight and assistance developing ideas.
- The MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is all about building viable and transformative ventures, the businesses which will change the world in key sectors like Energy, Biotech, Mobiles, international development, and more. The current phase of the competition is the ESC or Executive Summary Competition with a deadline of this Thursday December 4th, 2008 by entering online.