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MTConnect Student Challenge Deadline Extended by Almost 3 Months

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The extension applies to the Idea Creation portion of the student competition, which involves describing potential solutions to real manufacturing challenges.

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MTConnect Institute has extended the deadline for the Idea Creation portion of its MTConnect Student Challenge to December 15, 2015. In addition to allowing students more time to develop and submit their ideas, this nearly three-month extension also allows for more overall entries into the competition.

Click here for rules and submission details for the Idea Creation contest.

For the Idea Creation competition, students are required to interview manufacturers to identify their challenges, describe potential solutions to that challenge and create a conceptual mockup for a solution. The prizes for this competition are $5,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place and three $1,000 prizes for runners up. Winners will be announced February 5, 2016.

The second portion of the Student Challenge, Application Development, has an unchanged submission deadline of January 31, 2016.