2018 was another record year for UConn Innovation Quest participation. Eighty-nine (89) teams submitted applications, proving that creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship is very strong at UConn. After a thorough judging process using 35 mentor evaluators, the 2018 UConn Innovation Quest Competition Finalists have been chosen and are listed below.
The 2018 iQ submissions were extremely competitive. For those of you who were not identified as Finalists this year, we strongly encourage you to continue working to identify market needs and to develop unique solutions for those needs. Take advantage of the numerous program’s here at UConn that can help you develop your ideas. The knowledge and skill sets that you continue to acquire in doing so, will differentiate your educational experience and provide you with competitive advantage in the marketplace. We invite you to join us for the 2019 competition, which will kick off early in the Spring Semester of 2019. Thanks to all of you for your participation in this year’s iQ competition. We look forward to your ideas in the upcoming year.
Congratulations to all of the finalists!
|2018 UConn Innovation Quest Finalists|
|Entry #||Entry Project Name|
|123||Biosupercap for life lasting cardiac pacemakers|
|154||HR Platform for STEM Recruitment/Hiring|
|155||Ambient Heat Engine|
|166||Wireless Charging Tabletop|
|176||Encapsulate: A Tumor-on-a-chip Device for Individualized Screening of Chemotherapeutic Drugs|
|177||Machine learning-based estimation of nanomaterials properties via microscopic image processing|
|180||Personalized Communication Device|
|182||NavAud: An Audio-based Navigation system for blind or visually impaired person|
|191||A non-Rigid Lower Extremity STS Exoskeleton|
|203||QRfertile: providing a private home-based solution for testing male reproductive health|