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Tuesday June 28, 2016

Turn your IDEA for a new product or technology into reality in our 30 Day Challenge for entrepreneurs, individuals, and teams. 30-Day Challenge will be held at the Thomas P. Dalton IDEA Center.  

  • Must apply in order to be accepted: Big IDEA Challenge Application
  • Limited to 12 teams.
  • Participants receive a workspace with access to the Fab Lab, mentoring, design assistance, and access to our Entrepreneur in Residence.
  • Participants work in a collaborative environment to research and test their ideas while working through the visualization process to create a 3D model.
  • At the end of the challenge, all participants compete in a Pitch Day.


Winner will receive a total prize package valued over $5,000

Key Dates

Info Session
July 12, 2016 @ 6 pm
July 14, 2016 @ 10 am
PHCC Dalton IDEA Center
26 Fayette Street, Martinsville, VA Information Session

Application Deadline
August 5, 2016 by 5 pm

Challenge Begins
September 12, 2016

Challenge Ends
October 7, 2016

The Pitch
October 14 & 15, 2016


For more information, contact Tiffani Underwood, Coordinator of Community Development Programs
tunderwood@patrickhenry.edu | 276-656-0343



Tags: Fab Lab, Local Business, Patrick Henry Community College