SOURCE: Invented in Utah

Invented in Utah

September 01, 2010 10:50 ET

Submission Deadline Coming Up for the Invented in Utah 2010 Inventor Challenge

More Than $50,000 Up for Grabs in the Inventor Challenge

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  Invented in Utah (http://inventedinutah.com/), a non-profit organization that facilitates a competition focused on helping inventors take their inventions from ideas to reality, today announced the deadline to submit invention ideas will be September 7 for an entry fee of $20. Late entries will be accepted through Sept. 10 with an additional $5 late fee.

The Invented in Utah 2010 kicked off over the weekend with a successful Inventor Symposium where inventors from across the state gathered to hear from other entrepreneurial experts and enjoyed a "Lunch with Lawyers." Attendees took advantage of asking attorneys questions about the patenting process and other legal challenges that come along with inventing new products.

The following outlines some of the resources and details about the Inventor Challenge:

  • More than $50,000 in awards and services for winning entries!
  • Mentoring and consulting with professionals in the industry.
  • Connections with some of Utah's top organizations in design, development, engineering, manufacturing, IP law, funding, and more.
  • Regular submissions at $20 close Sept. 7th.
  • Up to 5 submissions with a single fee.
  • Late entries (with $5 late fee) accepted until Sept. 10th
  • Entrant must live in Utah.
  • Invention must have generated no prior retail sale.
  • Software inventions are accepted at this year's competition.
  • Must be at least 18 years old to enter.

Those who wish to participate in the Invented in Utah competition should register their invention ideas at http://inventedinutah.com/submit/.

Sponsors of Invented in Utah 2010 include: Rocketship, Utah CEO Magazine, UVEF, The Utah Small Business Development Center, Prosper, VPI Engineering, Ensign Group International, Utah Machine Shops, SNG PR, ISSIMO, Pulse Interactive Media, PowerStream, CFOwise, Tuscany 3D, Doba, Startup Princess, Capital G Design, Noah's and Miller Business Resource Center at Salt Lake Community College.

About Invented in Utah
Invented in Utah is a non-profit organization that educates the inventors of Utah and connects them with the local businesses that serve them. The primary goal is to promote and recognize creativity and innovation in Utah and help people take their inventions from ideas to reality. Invented in Utah holds two events annually: the Inventor Symposium and the Inventor Challenge. For more information, please visit www.inventedinutah.com.

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