Academy student wins prize in global competition
Congratulations to Michael Walther who won 2nd place at the Idea to Product global competition in Sao Paolo, Brazil!
Michael is a PhD candidate in Physics in TCD and an Academy Ambassador. He was selected for the international competition, with his teammate Ronan Whittey, after winning the regional stage of the competition in Ireland recently. This is a global competition in which students from all over the world competed in commercialization of research in ICT, Energy and Bio-Life Science. Participation is by invitation only.
Michael Walther (CRANN and School of Physics PhD student, Innovation Academy graduate) and Ronan Whittey (TCD MBA graduate)
A novel diagnostic assay utilising nanomechanical cantilever arrays, that is capable of detecting multiple biomarkers in parallel.
About the competition
10 minute pitch, followed by 15-20 minutes Q&A
São Paulo, Brazil – 31c and sunny!
Organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship and New Business (GVcenn) of São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV/EAESP), in partnership with the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF).
2nd place – Grupo Boticário Championship
Awarded by Rene Jose Rodrigues Fernandes (Competition Director) and judge Dr. Sergio Willian Pinho Carvalho