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Over $18,000 Awarded at CSU Demo Day!

Last Thursday, April 27th, students and faculty gathered at the LSC Ballroom to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship.

CSU Ventures was happy to award the following students, groups and companies for their work a total of over $18,000:


People’s Choice Award for Student Research Posters: (attendees voted)
1st Place – Kelly Hassell, Clin Sci, $750
Runners Up – Charles Warden, GSSE $500, Kristen Fedak, ERHS $500


People’s Choice Award for Company Display: (attendees voted)
1st Place – Affinidata (graduate of GSSE program)  $750
Runners Up – Access Sensor Technologies $500, Noble Academia $500


Energy Institute Award (voted by judges with best innovation regards to energy)
Joshua Cogell, Department of Chemistry $750


Grad Student Council Award (voted by judges for best grad student research poster)
Jared Luxton, Cell & Molecular Biology $150


Ventures Accelerator Program (VAP) Best VAP team display, selected COB
1st Place – Labor Jack $1,500
Runner Up – Test Drive $1,000


GSSE Award – selected by COB
1st Place – Assante Sana $1,500
Runner Up – Fair Fibers $1,000


Best in Show Award for student presentation – selected by CSUV
1st place – Kat Boehle  Chemistry $1,500
Runners up – Ariel Schnee, History $1,000, Emily Cain, Professional Sciences Zoo, Aquarium, Shelter Mgt. $1,000, Zach Asher, Mechanical Engineering $1,000


Best in Show Award for company talk – selected by CSUV
1st Place – Nexus Bioenergy
Runners Up – Sandbox Solar $1,000, E-Flux $1,000, Vet Measure $1,000


Congratulations to all and thank you for a great event! We can’t wait to see everyone next year!