Q. What is the university’s policy on student owned intellectual property (IP)?
A. Please see the policy and FAQ here: www.umsystem.edu/ums/red/oipa/studentip-faqs
Q. Does my venture have to be an individual student or a team of students?
A. It can be either. The primary student entering the competition must be enrolled at UMSL.
Q. What is the goal of the program?
A. As an extension of the UM System EQ program, the goal of the pitch competition is to see more successful student entrepreneurs launching businesses in Missouri. See President Choi’s recent remarks regarding initiatives here: www.umsystem.edu/ums/news/news_releases/09141801_news