Innovation Portal

Get Connected

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Interested in judging innovative engineering design student work?

Welcome to the GET CONNECTED Information and Resources page


No current competitions, check back in the fall or sign up to receive an alert.

Start the conversation

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Judging includes:

  • A one hour live judge training webinar.
  • Three to five hours of evaluating student work during the judging window.
  • Judging is done entirely online and at your leisure. You can start and stop as needed and your work will be saved. 
  • A record of the portfolios assigned to you as a judge is kept in your personal Innovation Portal account and can be accessed at any time to document volunteer hours.

Hosting a competition includes:

  • Recruiting students to submit their work to your competition.
  • Providing prizes to winning teams.
  • Recruiting judges to evaluate student work.
  • Designating a competition administrator to managing the logistics of your competition.
  • Most competitions culminate in a real-world event to recognize student work.
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Download the Competition flyers below detailing winning projects from some of the competitions hosted on the Innovation Portal

Read about both current and past opportunities offered through the Innovation Portal on the OPPORTUNITIES PAGE

Interested in hosting your design competition on the Innovation Portal?