Michael G. Wells Competition

The Wells Competition is part of the Pitt Ventures Student Challenge & sponsored by the Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Fund.

It is for University of Pittsburgh students who are developing innovations related to the healthcare field.

Students (individually or as a team) will be given the opportunity to present their innovations at the Innovation Showcase October 16, 2019, and compete for the $20,000 Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Award to help move their idea towards commercialization.

A $10,000 second place and $5,000 third place are also awarded. The Innovation Showcase is an annual event hosted by the Innovation Institute that provides University innovators the opportunity to present their ideas to an audience of investors, entrepreneurs, regional economic development representatives, local business executives and Pitt alumni.

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