Student entrepreneurs dazzled at the 2018 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship. Teams of UW Engineering students won top honors.
- A team of BioE Ph.D. students and recent graduates won first place ($15,000) for A-Alpha Bio, a technology that helps fully characterize drug candidates in the pre-clinical stage.
- Second place ($10,000) was awarded for OLA Simple, a point-of-care technology platform for genetic disorders and conditions developed by a team of BioE and EE graduate students.
- A team of ME and EE graduate students won third place ($5,000) for ACBI, technology that makes continuous bladder irrigation treatment faster, less expensive, and safer.
As a Clean Energy Institute outreach ambassador, ChemE graduate student Gabriella Tosado is encouraging K-12 students statewide to pursue engineering and science.