The Lemelson-MIT Program is excited to announce the addition of “Drive it!” and “Eat it!” prize categories for the 2015 National Collegiate Student Prize Competition. Transportation, food and agriculture represent significant sectors of the economy that can be reimagined or improved through invention.
The “Drive it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve transportation.
The “Eat it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize will reward students working on technology-based inventions that can improve food and agriculture.
The competition is open to teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students enrolled in U.S. institutions. Inventions can address opportunities in both developed and developing economies.
Winners will receive:
- $15,000 to the winning graduate student in each category
- $10,000 to the winning undergraduate team in each category
- A national media campaign
- Exposure to the investment and business communities
- A trip to MIT for an award celebration in June 2015
View all prize categories and learn more about eligibility requirements here.