University Honors College - The Honorable mention

Apply to the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for your Chance to Win $52,000 in Prizes!

Posted by Tim on February 1, 2021 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event

Do you have the next great idea?

Whether it’s an app, website or software that makes life a little easier-
A medical device or technology that could save lives-
Or a sustainable, scalable social innovation for the good of the community…

We want you to pitch it!

What will you win? All applicants will gain valuable entrepreneurial skills, networking opportunities and compete for one of two prizes:

First Place$52,000 total value
$25,000 seed funding plus in-kind services (accounting, legal, office space,
business development and human resource services) valued at more than $27,000

Second Place –
$10,000 seed funding

Click here to read about last year’s winners.

How do I apply?
1. Fill out our online application by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, February 7, 2021
2. Get help by signing up for a confidential venture coaching appointment to perfect your pitch! Venture coaches available at
3. Applicants will be invited to sign up for a pitch time on Thursday, February 11 or Friday, February 12.
4. Pitch deck template available at
Eligibility: Panasci is open to teams led by undergrad or graduate students, PhDs or post-docs from any department at UB. Additional team members need not be UB affiliated. No prototype required to apply. Find the full rules here. Email Alex at with any questions.

Apply Here!