About the award
The University of Melbourne is home to some of the best thinkers in the world. The Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) team is there to help transform those ideas into reality.
The 2018 Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Prize offers one prize of $2,000 to the team that showcases the most innovative approach to problems solving, with potential commercial application of its final-year project.
The application process will help teams develop skills and techniques to complement academic expertise. This broader, complementary set of skills and knowledge will help prepare Endeavour teams for their professional careers.
Your application and presentation will be judged by commercialisation experts. Shortlisted project teams will have the opportunity to present their application in a live ‘pitch’ to the judging panel at their booths at the Endeavour Exhibition.
|Date||Application and judging procedure|
|By 5:00pm Monday 10 September|
|Friday 21 September 2018||Judging panel to shortlist projects. Shortlisted projects notified to assist with preparation for the exhibition.|
|Thursday 18 October 2018||Shortlisted teams present their project to the judging panel at their Endeavour Project Display.|
|Thursday 18 October 2018||Winner announced at the Endeavour Awards Night by Executive Director, Ken Jefferd, former CEO/Managing Director of HRL Technology Group Pty Ltd.|