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2023 Beall and Butterworth Product Design Competition

Welcome to the Beall Butterworth Product Design Competition! This year, we’re excited to be launching our Kick-Off event along with the Merage Business School Business Competition. This opportunity will allow for students to have an increased ability to network and also more chances to win prizes! For more info, please register to attend the competition Kick-Off in the link below:

2023 Beall Butterworth Competition Kick-Off RSVP

2022 Beall Competition Winners

1st – Idene Medical

2nd – VANTAMASK

3rd – Thrust Aeronautics

2022 Butterworth Competition Winners

1st – Leprendo

2nd – FoodPool

3rd – Consense

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Congratulations to the 2022 Beall and Butterworth Competition Winners! We thank you for participating in this year’s competitions and we look forward to seeing your product ideas flourish further.

Stay tuned for more information on the upcoming 2022 – 2023 Competitions!

2022 8th Annual Beall Competition Winners:
1st Place – Idene Medical
2nd Place – VANTAMASK
3rd Place – Thrust Aeronautics


2022 12th Annual Butterworth Competition Winners:
1st Place – Leprendo
2nd Place – Foodpool
3rd Place – Consense

Beall Student Design Competition at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Offered to encourage the creation of new technologies, or solutions to current design problems that have the potential for commercialization. Ideas and products are evaluated on their technological merits as well as potential to impact the marketplace. Students are encouraged to submit new product ideas that involve the development of hardware and devices. Products that entail integration are acceptable as long as there is a substantial development effort.

The competition is open to all UCI students. Teams must be composed of at least two (2) students, one (1) of which must be enrolled at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

Butterworth Product Development Competition at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Is a product development competition designed to encourage the creation of new technologies with potential for commercialization. Ideas and products are evaluated on their technological merits and potential to impact the marketplace. Students are encouraged to submit new products that involve the development of software and systems. Products that entail integration are acceptable as long as there is a substantial development effort.

The competition is open to all UCI students. Teams must be composed of at least two (2) students, one (1) of which must be enrolled at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.


Prizes for each competition are:
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,500
3rd Place: $3,500


Competition Highlights

We are proud of all of our Beall Student Design and Butterworth Product Development students who have participated in these two great programs. Please enjoy some of our special moments with our competition’s alumni, mentors, judges, sponsors and our schools. We’ve had a lot of fun over the years and we’re looking forward to the next set of entrepreneurial ideas as we kick-off our best year yet.