Applicants must apply for the InventOR program through their individual school institution. Each participating school has their own application process, timeline, and individual school rules and/or eligibility may vary. Click on your school link below to find out more about the application process for your institution. If you do not see your school below, please contact or click on “Be a Part of Invent Oregon

Clackamas Community College

The Great Outdoors Challenge

Innovate and create a solution that will change how people in your community interact with the outdoors.

Eastern Oregon University

Innovation Challenge

George Fox University

Servant Engineering

Provides an avenue through which engineering students can develop technical solutions for organizations that are primarily focused on serving others.

Lewis and Clark


The Bates Center’s Winterim is a fast-paced immersive week designed to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills in a supportive and fun environment.

Linfield College

Innovation Challenge

Klamath Community College

Badger Venture

Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Concept & Pitch Competition.


Innovation Challenge


Catalyze Klamath Falls Challenge

Aims to support business ideas from any field of study that produces a new idea, product or service that could become a thriving business in Klamath Falls.

Oregon State University

Impact OR

Finding solutions to the more pressing problems in our community

Portland Community College

PCC PitchFest

Challenging PCC students to create innovative solutions to improve their environment.

Portland State University

PSU Cleantech Challenge

Are you ready to be the next Cleantech Challenge innovator?

Rogue Community College

Rogue Inventors

Creating innovate solutions for the Rogue Valley area.

Southern Oregon University

Innovation Challenge

Southwestern Oregon

Community College

South Coast Innovation Challenge

Provides students teams the opportunity collaborate on innovative solutions to societal problems and needs both large and small.

University of Oregon

Quack Hatch

QuackHatch is a cross-campus business idea competition open to University of Oregon undergraduate students of all majors.

University of Portland

Pilots Venture Challenge

Is a premier business, social enterprise, and invention competition hosted by the Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship.

Warner Pacific University

College Pitch NW

Invitational Social Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition. Students will be pitching ideas of economically sustainable solutions to address some of the biggest problems in society. 

Western Oregon University

Innovation Challenge


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