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The CSULB Engineering and Business schools have linked together to offer you, the student, an opportunity to have you participate in a process, which will challenge you with an opportunity to have you develop innovative ideas for new business ventures. The CSULB Innovation Challenge will provide resources for student to put their ideas into action and reality.

The event is being staged in a competitive environment with the objective to identify and develop ideas that have potential for commercialization. The goal is to stimulate students to pursue ideas, create a business plan, and put your plans in motion. There will be a reward for the winning plans consisting of cash and business-related services to assist you in turning your ideas into reality.

Judging will be based on the following merits:

  1. Contents of a written proposal
  2. Business case
  3. Formal presentation

Engaging in this Innovation Challenge will help you toward your professional and academic futures by providing an opportunity for you to practice your skills in teamwork, leadership, project development, business plan creation, public speaking and network creation in the real world.

If you have a business idea you believe could be a success, enter our Challenge and make your idea happen.