I2P - Idea To Product
Thank you to our sponsors: KEEN: Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network, The Coleman Foundation, Regional Commerce and Growth Association and various Saint Louis University departments: Office of Research Services, Billiken Angel Network and Entrepreneurship Program.
Saint Louis University I2P Competition
The first competition level at Saint Louis University was held November 16-17, 2012. SLU students competed before a panel of judges for the top five entries eligible to submit to the next level, the Regional Competition. Winners were:
1st Place: Final Element Analysis for SketchUp
Gregory Keogh and Thomas Combs, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology
Product combines the technical capability of professional analysis software with the straightforward and user‐friendly environment that has attracted over 70 million SketchUp users to date.
Tie for Second Place went to:2nd Place: DiAT-Diabetic Insulin Athletic Trainer
Patrick Riordan and Patrick Andrus, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology
The DiAT, or "Diabetic Athletic Trainer", is a smartphone application designed to help diabetics maintain healthy glucose levels while still enjoying an active lifestyle.
2nd Place: Therm-Aways
Kevin Erickson, Cook School of Business, MBA Program
Therm-Aways are a combination of two already existing products in the clothing industry. These two items are thermal underwear bottoms (long johns) and tear-away athletic pants..
4th Place: Virtual Shoe Market
April Tobben, Cook School of Business, MBA Program
Virtual Shoe Market is a business-to-business website and mobile application that connects
retail buyers with wholesale vendors in the footwear industry.
5th Place: Flux
Keegan Faudree, Robert Caruso, Mary K. Jennerhjohn, Brittany Kendrick, Kendra Patton, and Becky Mitrovich, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology
Flux is an integrated natural lighting solution that channels sunlight into a building and distributes it to all rooms without sacrificing the style or convenience of traditional light fixtures.
The MO-IL Regional I2P Competition will be held on Saint Louis University's campus on April 5-6, 2013. The first place winner will be eligible to submit to present at the Global Competition in November 2013. Additional information on the global level can be found by clicking here.
Missouri-Illinois Regional I2P Competition
For additional information or to become involved, please contact:
- Jerome A. Katz (firstname.lastname@example.org); Coleman Professorship in Entrepreneurship
- Tim Hayden (email@example.com), Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship
- Jeanne Rhodes (firstname.lastname@example.org); Administrative Assistant
- Center for Entrepreneurship (email@example.com)
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