Innovation Lab and Reception at 2019 South by Southwest

By: gds62 | Posted on: Oct. 24, 2018, 4:50 p.m.

Call for Proposals

University Advancement is seeking innovative research teams to showcase their projects/demos at the 2019 Texas State University Innovation Lab and Reception at SXSW Interactive in Austin on March 10, 2019. This is an excellent opportunity for you to network and share your research projects with industry professionals as well as university faculty and staff.


Deadline for Submission

Proposals are due on Friday, November 9, 2018, by 5 p.m. Submission forms are available on the Innovation Lab website. Please direct questions about the Innovation Lab or your submission to Maritza Collazo, graduate research assistant, at



Interest in showcasing at this event has grown significantly for the past three years. To vet the most high-performing teams, we will host a mandatory judging session on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at JCK 11th floor.

Please note: The judging session is a qualifying event for the Innovation Lab. Not all teams that participate in the judging session will be invited to exhibit their projects at the Austin showcase event.


Eligibility & Requirements

To be eligible for participation:

  • Teams must be comprised of current Texas State students, faculty or a mixture of both;
  • Student teams are not required to have faculty advisors; however, it is encouraged;
  • Teams are encouraged to work with industry and corporate partners for mentorship, networking, and potential sponsorship; and
  • Teams selected to participate in the November judging session must participate in this session to be eligible to present at the Texas State University Innovation Lab and Reception.


Deadline: Nov. 9, 2018, midnight