Competition founder Anna Hopen and 20-year HSN television host Bill Green shot a 30 second PSA for Bright House Networks at HSN studios in St. Petersburg, Florida.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL. Anna Hopen interviewed Bill Green today at HSN studios on what it takes to pitch a winning invention to judges (or investors). Anna and Bill also shot a public service announce (PSA) for broadcast on Bright House Networks to raise awareness of the 6th Annual USF Young Innovator Competition.
The University of South Florida Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors® welcomed 2013 Young Innovator winner Mica Jadick as an honorary member. Mica invented a cereal sifting device that filers out the crumbs that make the last bowl of cereal unpalatable.
Competition director Anton Hopen announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office will participate in the 2014 competition providing a workshop for finalists seeking to patent their inventions as well as judging in the live competition on February 11, 2014.
The deadline for invention entries is January 24, 2014. Forms and rules can be found at the USF Young Innovator Competition website.
NexTech Systems, based in Tampa, Florida is the world’s leading innovator in medical practice management software. We are pleased to report the NexTech team has partnered with the USF Young Innovator Competition to support our young inventors. We are grateful to Dr. Kamal Majeed and Christina Majeed for their support of our mission.
In partnership with Tampa Bay’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) PostcardMania is printing and mailing over 10,000 postcards to MOSI’s formidable membership database to encourage greater participation for the 6th Annual Young Innovator Competition. PostcardMania is a full-service postcard direct mail marketing company and the leader in innovation in the postcard marketing industry. The company’s services include graphic design, printing, mailing list acquisition and mailing services. Since its inception in 1998, the company has helped businesses in over 350 industries nationwide expand through the use of direct mail marketing techniques.
Teachers, parents and students. Start thinking about the problems you would like to solve now. Invention entries are due January 24, 2014. Download the entry form and get started on your next big idea!
Bright House Networks (BHN) is donating a $15,000 media grant to the USF Young Innovator Competition. This grant will enable the organization to broadcast a 30 second public service announcement throughout the Tampa Bay media market (8-counties). We are continually grateful for the support of BHN.