Information for Terrier Tank Contestants

Terrier Tank will take place on November 26, 2018, in conjunction with the BUnano Center’s Annual Symposium. The deadline for submitting entries is Friday, November 16.
Who is eligible?

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student or postdoctoral fellow at BU;
  • Contestants who have a unique translational research or business idea which involves nanomedicine or nanotechnology (in concept, solution, execution, etc.);
  • Contestants need the funds ($10,000) to work on their idea, to translate it to the market.
  • Finalists need to be able to present their idea in person to judges on November 26.

If you meet the eligibility criteria, then you or your team can send a 1-2 minute video recording of your “elevator pitch” to present your innovative idea to

Top four contestants will be invited to the Terrier Tank where the they will make a formal presentation to a panel of entrepreneurs and have a chance to win the $10,000 prize to develop their idea.

To help you organize your pitch, we have prepared guidelines. Click here for the slide deck.