Press Releases


August 17th, 2015

MTConnect Student Challenge. Extension Announced for Ideation Competition
Submission period extended to December 15, 2015

McLean, Va. … The deadline for the MTConnect Student Challenge ideation competition has been extended until December 15. In addition to allowing students more time to develop and submit their ideas, this also allows for more entries into the competition.

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June 17th, 2015

MTConnect: Get to Know the Communication Standard for Digital Manufacturing at Solid 2015

McLean, Va. … The MTConnect Institute is taking part in Solid 2015, an event focused on hardware, software and the Internet of Things, June 23-25, 2015, in San Francisco. The MTConnect Institute will be exhibiting in booth #231, featuring a demo of its open-source communication standard in-action by enabling both point-of-presence visibility and cloud-based monitoring capabilities applied to manufacturing technologies.

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June 11th, 2015

MTConnect Student Challenge Seeks Submissions for Ideas, Applications to Advance Digital Manufacturing
Community College and University Students Encouraged to Apply; Cash Prizes Total $33,000

McLean, Va. … The submission period opened today for the MTConnect Student Challenge, marking the official start of the competition for student ideas and applications utilizing MTConnect. The idea creation competition is open for submissions through September 18, 2015, while the application competition is accepting submissions through January 31, 2016.

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May 4th, 2015

MTConnect Institute Announces First-Ever MTConnect Student Challenge
Competition Offers $33,000 in Prize Money for Ideas and Applications

College students with an interest in bringing together software and hardware solutions to improve manufacturing operations now have an opportunity to leverage their creativity and innovative know-how through the MTConnect Student Challenge, a competition that invites submissions for both ideas and applications utilizing the MTConnect standard.

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