By Daimon Eklund | Feb 17, 2016

All entries for this year's Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge must be submitted by midnight on Sunday, Feb. 21. No late entries will be accepted. To enter, upload your 5-7 page executive summary to the EIC registration website. Before submitting, you can check out the EIC Preparation Page’s judging criteria and sample 5-7 page summaries or come to Dempsey 227 to view additional plans.

The Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge at the University of Washington taps into the passion, smarts, and motivation that university students have for solving environmental/cleantech problems. Teams of students from across the Northwest region are eligible to define an environmental problem, develop a solution, design and build a prototype and create a business plan that proves their solution has market potential.

After the submission deadline, the top 21 teams will be selected to advance to the Challenge's competition day held on March 31.

If you have any questions, contact Pam Tufts at

The UW is also hosting a Health Innovation Challenge, with summaries due Feb. 28. If you're still looking for team members for either challenge, check out the Student Entrepreneur Team Building site. Register an account as a team looking for members or as an individual with skills searching for a good team to join.