CT Business Plan Competition: The Entrepreneurship Foundation offers cash awards as part of an annual CT Business Plan Competition. The team leader and primary presenter must be a student at a Connecticut college or university during the current academic year and teams must have a faculty adviser from a Connecticut college or university. Deadline is in April.
CT Innovation Summit: Connecticut’s largest networking event for innovative, emerging and startup companies, featuring a Pitch Fest, Funding Fair, Poster Expo and Awards Ceremony. Sponsored by Crossroads Venture Group and CT Technology Council.
Entrepreneur Innovation Award: CTNext provides up to $10,000 for eligible Connecticut startups. Funds can be used toward research and development-related projects including (but not limited to): prototyping, performance testing, compliance testing, product or service development, market research, licensing, and more. You must be a member of CTNext.
Women of Innovation Awards: The Women of Innovation® awards gala recognizes women accomplished in science, technology, engineering, math and those who are involved in their community. This awards event is a time for like-minded, successful women to get together and celebrate their accomplishments. Sponsored by the Connecticut Technology Council.