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External Events & Opportunities

At the Innovation Hub, we take great pride in our commitment to providing students with comprehensive support. In addition to our internal resources, we also offer a diverse range of external events and opportunities aimed at fostering innovation and creativity within our student community.

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If you are interested in entrepreneurship, then check out this newsletter! Get weekly updates on events surrounding entrepreneurship & innovation, within the San Diego area.

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Collegiate Inventors Competition®

"The Collegiate Inventors Competition® (CIC) gives you the chance to bring national attention to your work, enjoy unique networking opportunities, gain valuable feedback from our National Inventors Hall of Fame® Inductees, and compete for cash prizes and patent acceleration."

  • June 3, 2024 - Applications due 
  • August - Finalists are selected!

Location and Time

  • When: This competition will be held October 16 - 17, 2024
  • Where: Finalists receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to attend the event at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.Apply for the Collegiate Inventors Competition!

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Collegiate inventors finalists


TEDx Escondido: Hidden No More

The California Center of Arts Foundation has partnered with TEDx Escondido, seeking to showcase outstanding ideas from San Diego County Students!
*At the moment, there is no deadline posted; please contact for more information.

Location and Time

  • When: August 17th, 2024 
  • Where: California Center for the Arts, Escondido

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