Gainesville, Fla. (PRWEB) February 05, 2013
The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention invites applications for the 4th Annual $50,000 Cade Museum Prize competition
The Cade Museum Prize, open to all Florida residents and Florida-based companies, rewards innovation and invention from entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. The Cade Prize awards both cash and in-kind incentives to academics, entrepreneurs, or proof-of-concept and early-stage companies for advancing creative ideas into the marketplace. Judges look at how creative an innovative idea is, what demonstrable change the invention will have, and how far away the invention is from being a commercially viable product or service.
December 3 – February 8 Applicants submit entries of 500 words or less online at cademuseumprize.org. Deadline: 2/8/13
March 11 - Sweet 16 semi-finalists announced, and are asked to submit full business plans.
April 9 - Final 4 teams are announced.
May 9 - Final 4 teams make pitches to a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at The Cade Museum Prize Night in Gainesville. The winner is announced onstage.
The Cade Prize, funded by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, has drawn hundreds of entries from around Florida each year since its inception in 2010, providing an excellent cross-section of the state's researchers, entrepreneurs, and creative-thinkers. Past winners have included an innovative way to match students worldwide with high-quality tutors based on learning style; an improved biodegradable plastic that breaks down under natural conditions in less than 10 years; and a revolutionary sound-monitoring technology that uses catheters in common procedures such as labor and delivery and cardiac operations.
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