Innovation Challenge

This Years Event

2020 Virtual International Business Plan Competition



During this Fall 2020 Semester, Farmingdale's International Business Club is hosting a virtual business plan competition open to ALL current Farmingdale students (regardless of major and year). The objective is to create and propose a business solution for any of the UN Global Goals which consist of 17 different goals seeking to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity. The proposed solution should be presented via a pre-recorded presentation that will then be judged by a faculty-led panel. If you have any question please email for more information, 

Via a pre-recorded PowerPoint presentation to present their solution. The business plans will be judged by a panel of faculty.



  • Create and prerecord a presentation video to pitch your business solution to judges that does NOT exceed 15 minutes.
  • Develop a business concept that addresses the social and environmental issues highlighted by United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.
  • The business solution can be a product or service or both.
  • Example markets could be households, communities, schools, transportation, industry, governments.
  • Teams must include two or more current Farmingdale students, regardless of major or year. Multidisciplinary teams are highly encouraged.


  • Submit paragraph summary including team members and proposed idea
  • Deadline to submit final video presentation: November 30th
  • Winners will be announced: December 11th

Register Today! 



There will be a prize for the first, second, and third place teams!

1st prize - $500

2nd prize - $300

3rd prize - $200


 Archived Innovations Challenges:

school of business

School of Business Building, Room 323
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:45pm


Richard Vogel
Dean School of Business


Nanda Viswanathan
Chair/Assistant Dean


William Steedle
Assistant Dean


Mary-Beth Liegmann

Last Modified 11/16/20