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LEAP Inventor Challenge awards $175K to WashU Inventors

Five Washington University teams will be awarded up to $175,000 in the latest LEAP Inventor Challenge (LEAP) cycle. This concludes the academic year with a total $650,000 allocated to fifteen LEAP awardees. [See Fall 2016 and Summer 2016 awardees. Note:


Meet our Spring 2017 LEAP Inventor Challenge Judges

Each LEAP Inventor Challenge cycle, we are blown away by the insight that our competition judges bring to the presenting teams. For the Spring 2017 cycle, twenty individuals hailing from the pharmaceutical industry to venture capital volunteered their time and expertise to


Congrats to the winners of the Skandalaris Center Cup!

Congrats to the Skandalaris Center Cup award winners! 1st Place – $5,000: Viosera, a MRSA antibiotic 2nd Place – $2,500: Cyber Powered Home, a residential energy monitoring and management system Audience Choice Award – $500: Viosera All teams did a


Seven finalists will compete for the $50,000 Global Impact Award

Seven finalists have been selected to compete for an award of up to $50,000 in the 4th annual Global Impact Award (GIA) finals in October. Hosted by the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Skandalaris), GIA is made possible


WashU Patent Challenge awards $10,000 to Interdisciplinary Teams

This year, in partnership with the Office of Technology Management, the Skandalaris Center launched the WashU Patent Challenge, an opportunity for interdisciplinary student teams—each representing a minimum of three Washington University schools—to create a commercialization plan for a Washington University