2016 Winners

A huge congratulations to all of the teams that were involved in this year’s competition!

First-place winners included:
Med Tech Grad Track: Astraeus Technologies, creating an inexpensive, portable, and accurate breath analysis device that will transform lung cancer screening. (Harvard, MIT)
Med Tech Undergrad Track: Sureshunt, a startup medical device company that is developing an improved ventricular shunt catheter for the treatment of hydrocephalus
General Business: Agoge Automation LLC., focused on improving the efficiency in the restaurant industry. Our new development, the SpinOut, reduces the amount of time needed to wrap silverware – the robot will increase profitability, employee morale and sanitation.
Social Enterprise: grüp, an endeavor to make group therapy affordable and accessible to everyone.
Runner-ups for the 2016 Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition:
Medical Technology Graduate Track
2nd Place ($6000) – Lelantus Medical- a medical device company dedicated to providing innovative diagnostic biopsy solutions.
3rd Place ($3000) – Salient ENT- a medical device startup company that aims to provide a more targeted, reliable treatment option for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis.

Medical Technology Undergraduate Track
2nd Place ($6000) – Plaqate- a student-led medical device group developing a novel treatment for severe coronary artery disease. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes by reducing the rates of life-threatening complications associated with the current standard of care.
3rd Place ($3000) Tremtex- Whose goal is to create a noninvasive device to help alleviate motor symptoms for patients with Parkinson’s Disease in a home environment.
General Business Category
2nd Place ($4000) – Mivva- an online video recommendation tool that hopes to revolutionize how users discover content on the internet.
3rd Place ($2000) – Educonsulta- guiding young international students through the U.S. college application process and arming them with the information and resources that are unavailable in their home countries.
Social Enterprise
2nd Place ($4000) – Footprint- footprint changes the way cities pay for trash management with data analytics. Equipped with this knowledge, residents can learn to change their waste habits and cities can incentivize less waste.
3rd Place ($3000) – Neovate- a low-cost vital signs monitor designed for newborns in low resource settings. NeoVate provides real time continuous monitoring with the added benefit of severity classification, morbidity prediction, and timed alerts.

AARP AWARD
Astraeus Technologies, creating an inexpensive, portable, and accurate breath analysis device that will transform lung cancer screening. (Harvard, MIT)

ACCENTURE INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD
Footprint- footprint changes the way cities pay for trash management with data analytics. Equipped with this knowledge, residents can learn to change their waste habits and cities can incentivize less waste.

 

 

Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition

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