2020 Texas State Innovation Lab--Deadline for Proposals

It’s time to organize a student team and submit your proposals for the 2020 Texas State Innovation Lab and Reception at SXSW Interactive

Deadline for Proposals

Friday, October 18

By 5 PM


Call for Proposals

University Advancement is seeking innovative research teams to showcase their projects/demos at the Texas State University Innovation Lab and Reception 2020 at SXSW Interactive. This is an opportunity to network and share your research projects with industry professionals as well as University faculty and staff.


Proposal Submission

Proposals are due on Friday, October 18, by 5 PM. Please click this link to submit your proposal: https://www.ua.txstate.edu/innovationlab/proposal_submission.html. You may also direct any questions you have to developmentoffice@txstate.edu.


Proposal Selection

Each year, the interest in showcasing at this event grows significantly. To vet the most high performing teams we will host a mandatory judging session for selected proposals on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM in the JCK Reed Parr room on the 11th floor. Please Note: Not all teams that participate in the judging session will be invited to participate in the Innovation Lab, this is a qualifying event.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Teams must be comprised of current TXST students, faculty, or a mix of both, no third-party concepts of products will be accepted
  • 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
  • Teams selected to participate in the November judging session are required to attend the judging session in order for their project to be considered and to be eligible for participating in the Texas State University Innovation Lab and Reception


Event Date

Texas State University Innovation Lab and Reception 2020

@ SXSW Interactive

Sunday, March 15, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Deadline: Oct. 19, 2019, midnight