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Tech Innovation Showcase

Article by Horn EntrepreneurshipSeptember 13, 2018

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Horn Entrepreneurship announces the first University of Delaware Tech Innovation Showcase on Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12:30 to 5 p.m. in Perkins Student Center. The showcase is an opportunity to engage with UD’s top scientists and engineers who are creating solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

Admission is $50. Early bird tickets are $25 through September 19. Student tickets are $5. To register for the event, visit https://bit.ly/2PdThS2.

Schedule

1 p.m. Welcome and keynote address by Lydia McClure, Vice President of Scientific Partnerships, Translational Research Institute (TRI)
2 p.m. Panel discussion on commercializing deep tech science
3 to 5 p.m. Tech Innovation Showcase featuring seventeen UD startups and inventions
 

Tech Innovation Showcase Exhibitors

Seventeen teams will present their innovations and inventions. Exhibitors will include both startups and potential licensing deals in the following industries: advanced materials, agriculture, electronics/robotics, energy/cleantech, healthcare/biotech and software.

 

Healthcare/Biotech

Avkin

Amy Cowperthwait and Amy Bucha

 

CatX

Bruce Boman and Anne Shehab

 

ImmunoStrip Test

Yuriy Markushin, Simone Johnson and Taylor Brown from Delaware State University

 

Resonate Forward

Theresa Litherland, Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Richard Martin, Bruce Chase, Scott Jones, John Rabolt and Param Sreekanth

 

A Tissue-Engineering Platform to Induce Dormancy in Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells (UD 18-19)

John Slater and Shantanu Pradhan

 

Advanced Materials

Smartenius

Hao Liu and Erik Thostenson

 

Agriculture

Mass Propagation of Miscanthus×giganteus

Betrand Hankoua and Philip Bissiwu from Delaware State University

 

Regulatory Non-Coding RNAs as Determinants of Male Sterility in Grasses and Other Monocotyledonous Plants (UD 14-18)

Blake Meyers, Viriginia Walbot and Jixian Zhai

 

A Method to Prepare Silver-Amended Carbon Sorbents for Drinking Water and Irrigation Water (UD 18-29)

Pei Chiu, Steven Lobo and Danhui Xi

 

Electronics/Robotics

TFETLogic

Yuping Zeng, Kazy Shairar and Bruce Webber

 

TRIC Robotics

Adam Stager

 

Energy/Cleantech

RiKarbon

Basu Saha, Kumar Kautharapu, Sarah Wenyon, Gary McDaniel and Louis Dinetta

 

Shio

Robert Opila, Meixi Chen, Abhishek Iyer, David Angel and Louis Dinetta

 

Software

Cyber 20/20

John Cavazos and Sean Kilgalion

 

Geoswap

Jason Bamford, Keith Doggett and Jordan Gonzalez

 

Lyapunov Technologies

Duanyi Wei and Anthony Rossi

 

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