ABC Innovation Prize

Calling all undergrads! The Viterbi Office of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TIE) is hosting its annual ABC Innovation Prize competition and would love for you to participate.The top three winning teams will each receive $1,000!

The ABC Innovation Prize competition offers USC undergraduate students an opportunity to use innovation to develop solutions in three areas: Atoms, Bits, and Cells. The Atoms category refer to engineering hardware products such as mechanical devices. The Bits category involves digital projects such as mobile and web apps. The Cells category could have biomedical or bioengineering projects.

Through this competition, teams will attend workshops during the Spring 2022 semester to learn about the basics (i.e., ABCs) of engineering entrepreneurship. All team members must be undergraduate students, and each team must have a Viterbi undergraduate student. You can also apply for up to $200 in prototype funding. More information is available at

Applications are due on February 22, 2022. Apply now at

Published on February 8th, 2022

Last updated on February 8th, 2022