Resource Spotlight: MassChallenge 2016 Award Ceremony Winners

Nov 6, 2016

Resource Spotlight: MassChallenge 2016 Award Ceremony Winners

Nov 6, 2016

Congrats to all MassChallenge finalists and the winners of the grand prizes! Find the full list of 2016 winners below!

$100,000 DIAMOND WINNERS

 
Adhesys Medical– USA – Texas | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Next generation surgical glues based on polyurethane: Fast, strong flexible and biodegradable it can be used in unprecedented surgeries.
EYL – Korea | High Tech  – Secures Internet of Things with an affordable micro quantum random number generator using radioisotope to replace less secure software.
TellusLabs – USA – Massachusetts | General  – Applied science company that turns satellite imagery and other Earth data into the basis for better decisions.

$75,000 PLATINUM WINNERS

 

 
Analytical Space – USA – Massachusetts | General – In-orbit data relay service that enables satellite operators to increase data throughput at a lower cost per GB with no hardware changes.
 
TapLink – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  -TapLink’s technology, called “blind hashing” is a completely new way to secure passwords, and protect customer data.

 

 

$50,000 GOLD WINNERS

 
3DFortify – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  – Materials company that uses patented magnetic alignment technology to create the most complex composites to date.
 
BeautyLynk – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech – Software solution company for the beauty industry.
 
BrainRobotics – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences – With brainwave controlled robotic prosthesis, BrainRobotics brings the control back to you and empowers you to live life to the fullest.
 
CoolComposites – USA – Massachusetts | Energy/Clean Tech  – Uses materials chemistry to make buildings more energy efficient without making them more expensive.
 
Joulez– USA – Massachusetts | Social Impact  – Joulez fuses arts and crafts with electronics to create fun and educational gadgets that inspire girls to get excited about STEM.
 
RateGravity – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  – Redefines how consumers finance their homes and delivers lower rates to borrowers through its network of local lenders.
 
Tranquilo, LLC – USA – Massachusetts | General – Portable soothing mat that calms crying babies in seconds by mimicking the sounds and motions of the womb.
 
Sea Machines Robotics – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  – Developing Autonomous Control & Navigation Systems for marine vessels.
 
Signature Orthodontics – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Uses next generation technology to unlock your unique “Signature Smile” faster and more aesthetically than current methods.
 
Tembo Education – USA – Florida | Social Impact  – Created a Home Educator network using mobile phones to educate children ages 6 and younger living in slums.
 
 Whole Heart Provisions – USA – Massachusetts | General – Fast-casual, plant-based culinary startup serving delicious, fast, and environmentally conscious food.

 

IN-KIND SILVER WINNERS

 
AR Spirit – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  – Brings imagination into real life with a full 3D augmented reality platform via your mobile phone.
 
Battery Resourcers, LLC – USA – Massachusetts | Energy/Clean Tech  – Recycles spent li-ion battery to directly synthesize new cathode materials, which can be used in new batteries.
 
Coeo Labs Private Limited – India | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Medical device company solving unmet clinical needs in emergency and critical care through device interventions.
 
Electra Vehicles, Inc. – USA – Massachusetts | Energy/Clean Tech  – Planning to bring the electric vehicle market to the next level with innovative power solutions.
 
Farmer Willie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer – USA – Massachusetts | General – Ginger with soul. Their all natural recipe is the best ginger beer you will ever find.
 
Luminopia – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences – Uses emerging, proprietary virtual reality technology to enhance vision, treat visual disorders, and improve quality of life.
 
Neuromotion – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Digital mental health through mobile bioresponsive videogames.
 
Polis – USA – Massachusetts | High Tech  – Door-to-door outreach software for solar companies, home improvement groups, cable companies, non-profits and political organizations.
 
QSM Diagnostics – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences – Uses a proprietary instrument-sensor to identify common infectious bacteria in bodily fluids within one minute at the point-of-care.
 
Solstice– USA – Massachusetts | Social Impact – Grows the market for clean energy by providing community-shared solar power to Americans that cannot install it on their own roof.

 

CASIS-Boeing Prize for Technology in Space – $500,000

Angiex, Inc.  – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Pioneering a vascular therapy for solid tumors. In preclinical studies, an Angiex antibody-drug conjugate regressed solid tumors.
 
Dover Lifesciences – USA – Massachusetts | Healthcare/Life Sciences – Creating new drugs to treat metabolic and cardiovascular diseases by mimicking favorable genotypes/phenotypes in nature.
 
LambdaVision, Inc. – USA – Connecticut | Healthcare/Life Sciences  – Developing a protein-based retinal implant to restore vision to the millions blinded by retinal degenerative diseases.
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