Pick the category that is right for you.

Teams have the option to submit their plans within one of the below three categories:

UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS PLAN CATEGORIES

Avista's Technology Category – businesses encompassing new or emerging technologies, products and processes that generally involve intellectual property.

STCU's Traditional Category – businesses pursuing more traditional retail, manufacturing or service ventures. Social entrepreneurs and non-profit ventures also fall into this category.

These teams must be comprised of all undergraduate students in good standing from an institution of higher learning within the Inland Northwest. 

OPEN BUSINESS PLAN CATEGORY

These submissions are delineated by team composition rather than submission content. Any submission that has one or more community members, graduate students (including students studying in professional programs - pharmacy, nursing, etc.) or are participating in faculty lead research should submit within this category.

These teams must have at least one student in good standing from an institution of higher learning within the Inland Northwest participating to be eligible. 

Please note that the NEC reserves the right to reorganize submissions at their discretion.


local High school students are Encouraged to submit plans within any of the nec undergraduate categories.