Team Requirements

The following requirements have been set up for participating teams in I2P® Global.

  • The technology associated with the product or service must either be owned by the participating university or by one or more of the student team members from that university.
  • Each team must have a faculty advisor with expertise in the technology underlying the product.
  • The team can be made up of 2-4 team members.
  • At least two team members of the team must be present for the presentation.
  • All team members must be either current students or have been enrolled sometime during the academic year preceding the I2P® Global competition.
  • At least one member of the team must be currently enrolled or have a degree in engineering, science, pharmacy, medicine, or other technology discipline.
  • All university degrees are eligible for the competition: from Bachelor to Ph.D., including MBA students.
  • Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged. Teams are strongly encouraged to have at least one student with a business and /or law/IP academic background. A single team member can meet multiple background requirements.
  • A team, technology, product, or service may compete only once.
  • Teams that have raised outside funding prior to the competition cannot compete.