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Grad students win backing in Velocity startup contest

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Graduate students at Waterloo Engineering took the top two awards in a competition at the Velocity startup incubator to support research with commercial potential.

Jason Deglint, a PhD candidate in systems design engineering, collected $20,000 to back Blue Lion Labs, a startup that analyzes algae in water samples using a custom microscope and artificial intelligence.

Kumari Trinavee, a master’s student in mechanical and mechatronics engineering, was awarded $10,000 as founder of InnovaEncaps, which aims to make medicine more effective using nanotechnology.

The third-place $5,000 winner, John Harris, also has a connection to Waterloo Engineering. Now a PhD candidate  in computer science, he did his undergraduate degree in mechatronics engineering.

Click here for the full story on the winners in the Velocity Graduate Student Startup Fund competition.

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