Transcend Madison Innovation Competition powered by Qualcomm

Wednesday 03/29/16
Thursday 03/30/16

Location: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)

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Registration DEADLINE Monday 01/25/16 @ 4:00 PM

Prototype Funding DEADLINE

Monday 02/15/2016 For information on how to request funding, click here


Project Review Sessions

Thursday 02/18/2016 5:00-7:00
Location: 1403 University Avenue (tan building that houses Subway)

*this program is a collaboration between Transcend Engineering & the Qualcomm Innovation Competition


Patent Quiz (REQUIRED) All teams competing must complete the quiz by 2/29/16

Background information for Patent Quiz: Patent Basics (provided by WARF)

Quiz Link:


Intellectual Property Talk: General Session

Tuesday 03/01/2016 @ 5:00 PM
Location: Tong Auditorium

IP/Patent Sessions (Small Group)

Tuesday 03/01/2016
Check-in Location: Tong Auditorium

Register here:

**30 minute sessions begin with a 6:00 PM time slot.   Advanced registration required**

Final Plan Submission DEADLINE

Thursday 04/07/16 @ 4:00 PM


Mock Judging

Monday 4/13/16 & Tuesday 4/14/16
Location: Mechanical Engineering Building, Rms. TBD

**Advanced registration required


Qualcomm Innovation Competition 

DAY 1: Competitors Round
Wednesday 04/20/16

Location: Mechanical Engineering Building

Group presentations:

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM AND 2:45-5:00 PM

Prototype & Poster Session:

1:00-2:30 PM — ME Atrium

Qualcomm Innovation Competition 

DAY 2: Finalists Round
Thursday 04/21/16

Location: Mechanical Engineering Building

A maximium of 8 teams will be selected to move on to presentations this day.

Presentations will run at 9:30, 10:10, 11:30, 1:00 pm, 1:40 pm, 2:20 pm & 3:00 pm


4:30 pm, ME lobby


FALL 2015

Registration OPENS
Monday 11/30/15

Qualcomm Competition Kick-off Event
Tuesday 11/10/15 5:30-7:00 PM
1800 Engineering Hall
Information session where students can learn more about the competition including rules, requirements and support. Additionally, Qualcomm engineers will be on-hand to discuss how innovation fits in to the Qualcomm vision.

Qualcomm Competition 2015
Tuesday & Wednesday, 04/21-04/22/15 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Engineering Centers Building