Application Phase: 1/25/2013-2/25/2013
- January 25, 2013: Spring 2013 Cycle Opens via Online Application
- February 11, 2013: Early Application Deadline
Applicants can submit applications for early consideration and feedback. Applicants can continue to refine and update their applications until the final deadline.
- February 25. 2013: Final Application Deadline
All applications must be submitted online by the deadline. No exceptions.
- February 25-March 11, 2013: Due Diligence by Review Team
Applicants should be available in person or via phone to answer any questions if needed. Not all applicants will be contacted.(Precise “cutoffs” for online submissions are posted at the Competition site, http://ptpnext2013.istart.org.)
Semifinalist Phase: 3/11/2013-3/29/2013
- March 11, 2013: Semifinalist Invitations
Selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals. The full proposals will be up to 10 pages in length and provide further details on the company, the product and the commercial potential.
- March 29, 2013 Semifinalist Submission Deadline
All proposals must be submitted online by the deadline. No exceptions.
Finalist Phase: 4/15/2013-5/8/2013
- April 30, 2013 Finalist Presentations:
Subset of proposals invited to present to expert review panel.
- May 8, 2013: Winners notified
Precise “cutoffs” for online submissions are posted at the Competition site, http://ptpnext2013.istart.org.