BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
Grand Prize Winner
Student entrepreneurs from Purdue University have captured the LES Foundation Graduate Student Business Plan Competition’s $10,000 Grand Prize for their start-up company, Medtric Biotech, LLC. The start-up is poised to introduce a new class of wound dressings containing a revolutionary infection-fighting nanotechnology, known as Osmotec, which protects against bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant superbugs, while speeding up the healing process by 25 percent.
LES International Global Award Recipient
Student entrepreneurs from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia received the Licensing Executives Society International’s (LESI) $5,000 Global Award for their start-up Relivit. The Global Award, which was presented as part of the 2012 LES Foundation Graduate Student Business Plan Competition, is awarded annually to the team whose plan best deals with intellectual property (IP) rights and their use in the global business environment.
- University of Arizona, USA - Kulira Technologies
- University of Illinois at Chicago, USA - NovoView Diagnostics
- University of Nebraska, USA - NeuroNano Pharma
- University of New South Wales, Australia - Pluvision
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