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Research team advances in U.S. Department of Energy competition

Left to right: Alejandro Owen, Lucas Fridman, Prince Ghosh and Nihar Chhatiawala pose as a team after competing for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) CleanTech University Prize in Chicago on Thursday, Feb. 8. The research group's

Virginia Behmer, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018

A Case Western Reserve University research team of undergraduate and graduate students is being recognized at multiple regional competitions for a project which improves the efficiency of wind turbines. Their startup company, Boundary Labs, strives to expand the efficiency of the clean energy sector. ...

CWRU startup to compete for $1 million

Christopher Nguyen, Contributing Reporter

February 26, 2016

CWRU startup CrystalE is aiming to make waves at the upcoming Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge, a business pitch competition for $1 million. The contest will take place in April in Chicago and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, among others. Fourteen startups that are still in their...

Health care startup wins big at business competition

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

Vineet Erasala, a first-year biomedical engineering and electrical engineering major, has always been interested in how technology has a role in healthcare. From this interest, he and his friends started a company, Genetesis LLC., which recently placed as one of the finalists at 43North, the world’s...

Three CWRU startups selected to participate in prestigious entrepreneurship competition

Mark Patteson, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

An internal team at the Blackstone Charitable Foundation selected three Blackstone Launchpad venture teams from Case Western Reserve University to participate in their Demo Day, a national entrepreneurship competition that they sponsor.The competition for $50,000 in prizes will take place in New York...

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