|RSVP for Kick-off Event (appreciated)||Online|
|Cozad Kick-Off and Teaming Event (part of SocialFuse)||Thursday, November 14, 2013||MNTL Atrium||4:00pm|
|Cozad Workshop Series: Provisional Patents 101||Thursday, December 5, 2013||
|SocialFuse/ Teaming Event||Thursday, January 30, 2014||BIF Atrium||5:00PM|
|Deadline to submit Intent to Compete form online||Tuesday, February 4, 2014||Online||11:59pm|
Patent Clinic Kick-Off
|Thursday, February 6, 2014||1214 Siebel||11:00am-1:00pm|
|Deadline to submit Executive Summary online||Sunday, February 9, 2014||Online||11:59pm|
|Cozad Workshop Series: Visas, International Students and Starting a Company||Thursday, February 13, 2014||
|Workshop: Elevator Pitch "Video"||TBD||Online|
|Elevator Pitch Round One||Tuesday, February 25, 2014||1404 Siebel||5:00pm|
|Deadline to submit signed waivers for all team members||Tuesday, February 25, 2014||5:00pm|
|Elevator Pitch Round Two||Tuesday, March 4, 2014||1404 Siebel||5:00pm|
|Workshop: Putting the Canvas Together (Half Day)||Thursday, March 13, 2014||TBD||3:00pm to 7:00pm|
|Deadline to submit final materials||Tuesday, April 1, 2014||Online||5:00pm|
|TEC announces semi-finalists via email||Wednesday, April 9, 2014||Online||5:00pm|
|Workshop: Oral Presentations||Thursday, April 17, 2014||TBD||12:00pm|
|Deadline to withdraw from competition||Thursday, April 17, 2014||5:00pm|
|Semi Finals and Finals: Winners announced at awards ceremony||Friday, April 25, 2014||NCSA||9:00am- 5:00pm|
Kick-Off and Networking Event
The Technology Entrepreneur Center will host a CNVC Kickoff Event that will include an overview of the Competition and a networking reception. The Kickoff will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM in MNTL Atrium in conjunction with SocialFuse.
Patent Clinic Kick-Off
The Patent Clinic is a joint effort between the TEC and the University of Illinois College of Law (COL) in which selected participants from the Cozad New Venture Competition can have a patent application drafted for them at no cost if their invention description includes a novel and potentially patentable device, system or method.
The Patent Clinic Kick-Off will be on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 11:00am-1:00pm (1214 Siebel Center).