The 2017 MWest Challenge will have two Tracks:
The Early Stage Track: For teams who are in the ideation stage and just started the process and have not refined their plans and goals.
The Masterclass Track: This is for the more experienced teams who have competed at previous competitions, received grants or investment money, and/or whose ideas generate revenue.
Grand Prize-Masterclass $6500
Grand Prize-Early Stage $6500
Spectrum Health Care Innovation $5000
GR Current Technology $2500
Social Impact and Sustainability $2500
Innovation by Design $2000
Spirit of Entrepreneurship $1000
IPC first place $2000
IPC 2nd place $1000
There will be two grand prize winners. One grand prize will be awarded to a team from the Early Stage track, and the other from the Masterclass track.
Grand prize winners can’t win any other categories or prizes. Grand prize awards will be paid to the students’ corporation because we want to advance the business idea.
No team can win more than two awards.