Apply today for the 2024 Awards

All faculty and students are eligible to apply

Established by John A. See to support prototype development, which may include development of products in engineering and science, development of life-enhancing therapeutic products, creation of application of new knowledge and artistic ventures. 

The John A. See Innovation Award is to be applied directly to advancing the technology. Ideally, this will support additional investment by others. Examples of supported costs are prototype development, product testing, and marketing analysis. The award cannot be used for faculty salaries but may be used to pay for external consulting fees. Awards typically range from $1,000 to $20,000.

Applicants have two options for applying for the John A. See Innovation Award, you may submit a video or submit a written proposal by filling out the application listed below. 

Written Proposal or Video Submission Should Answer the Following Questions:

  • What are the commercial applications of the innovation?
  • What is the current state of development?
  • What needs to be developed further?