November 20, 2017
Two [email protected] teams made up of students from the College of Engineering & Computer Science tied for first place at first Impact Prize competition at Syracuse University. Winners were selected for the most innovative and implementable ideas to help solve civic, environmental, economic or other public challenges, as part of a campuswide social entrepreneurship challenge. Selected from a field of 36 teams, the finalists competed Nov. 14 in front of a live audience as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Tied for first place and each receiving a $2,000 team prize were [email protected] teams:
- In-Spire: Kayla Simon ’19 and Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19 for a wearable Albuterol inhaler for asthma patients who suffer from asthma attacks while on the go;
- Fibrefree: Serena Omo-Lamai ’20 and Charles Keppler ’18 for a laundry ball that traps microfibers, preventing them from entering aquifers and the atmosphere.
For more on the Impact Prize winners and the competition, click here.