Graduate student presenting research at CRIDC poster competition

CRIDC 2024 Poster Competition

Thursday, February 8 | Exhibition Hall

Poster competitions give graduate students an opportunity to practice and improve their communication skills. Participants in the competitions will present their research posters to a non-technical audience. Winners will receive travel grants, ranging in value from $1,000-$2,000, that can be used to cover expenses related to research trips or travel to other conferences (domestic or international). 

Registration closed on Friday, January 12, 2024.  at 11:59 p.m.(ET)


In-Person Poster Competition Details


Virtual Poster Competition Requirements

Submit Virtual Poster Competition Materials BY 5:00 PM (EST) on JANUARY 19, 2024.

  1. For submission requirements. judging criteria, and details visit: Virtual Poster Competition Guidelines & Resources
  2. Submit materials here:​​​​​​
  3. Required Materials:
    • .pdf file upload of your poster (file size may not exceed 10MB)
    • A link to an online YouTube video of your poster presentation

VentureLab's 2024 Innovation Competition

Thursday, February 8 | Exhibition Hall

Can you explain how your research might lead to an innovative, impactful product or service? If so, apply for the CRIDC 2024 Innovation Competition, sponsored by VentureLab of Georgia Tech’s Office of Commercialization.

The Innovation Competition is open to Georgia Tech M.S. and Ph.D. students who are participating in the CRIDC Poster Competition. If you opt in, you’ll be visited during the competition by a VentureLab principal to discuss potential applications, markets, and customers for your work.

The winner will receive a $1000 prize and an invitation to participate in Startup Launch, a summer program providing commercialization training, support, and funding to GT research teams. Two runners-up will each receive $500 prizes.

Previous winners are welcome to participate but are not eligible for a prize. 

Applications are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2024.

Register here: