Since 2016, Minnesota State colleges and universities have participated in an annual Shark Tank Open event where faculty, staff, and students go before expert panels to pitch their innovations and compete for funding to implement their ideas - and it keeps getting bigger and better each year!

Shark Tank Open

Information, including the official Call for Proposals, can be found on the ASA Newsletter's Innovation Funding post located here.

Last year's 2018 event included keynote speakers from community leaders and innovation showrooms from previous winners. Photos from the event can be found on Twitter by referencing #MinnStateShark. And check out videos of the 2017-2019 winners: