2010 Finalists

LES Foundation Graduate Student Business Plan Competition

Thirty-seven teams of entrepreneurially-minded graduate students from around the globe entered the 2010 LES Foundation Competition with business plans featuring ground-breaking technologies and services. This year’s Finalists are:

University of Pennsylvania, USA

CADIA Technologies offering a next generation of cervical cancer screening.

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

CamGaN offering a way to make white LEDs five times cheaper.

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Encase offering unique above-ground bushfire shelters.

Duke University, USA

Green Jelly offering a non-petroleum alternative to petroleum jelly.

University of Arkansas, USA

Silicon Solar Solutions, LLC offering a patented process to reduce manufacturing costs and increase conversion efficiencies for silicon-based solar cell manufacturers.

On May 18, the teams presented their business plan featuring cutting-edge technologies and services to a world-class panel of judges in hopes of taking home:

Read more about the 2010 Winners and view the 2010 Finals Program.

Thank you to Our Supporters!

The 2010 Competition is made possible by these organizations:

LES USA/Canada
Akin Gump
Fasken Martineau

Knobbe Martens