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eGames Showcase Innovation, Entrepreneurship of NC State Students

North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative is holding the first annual eGames entrepreneurship Olympiad on Friday, April 24, from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the College of Textiles on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

Media coverage of the event is invited. The College of Textiles is located at 2401 Research Drive. Parking is available in the Monteith Engineering Research Center (MRC) Parking Deck on Campus Shore Drive.

Thirty-thousand dollars in prize money will be awarded across nine different competition categories, ranging from designs for a potential new product to innovative new uses for household objects. The awards ceremony, which begins at 4 p.m., will feature Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works, as the keynote speaker. The daylong event “celebrates the spirit of student entrepreneurship across all colleges and disciplines at NC State,” explains Dr. Tom Miller, executive director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative.

To attend the eGames finalist presentations and awards ceremony, register at www.ncsu.edu/els.

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