2018 Global Impact Award winner announced

2018 Global Impact Award winner announced

The Women’s Bakery, which provides access to education and employment for women in East Africa through the building of bakeries, won Washington University in St. Louis’ 2018 Global Impact Award on Oct. 29. 
Applications now open for Global Impact Award

Applications now open for Global Impact Award

Applications are now open for the 2018 Global Impact Award (GIA), Washington University in St. Louis’ business plan competition for ventures that are scalable, sustainable and quick-to-market with proof of concept and a broad impact. The deadline is noon March 19.

Submissions sought for Global Impact Award

The Skandalaris Center for Interdiscplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship is now accepting submissions for the Global Impact Award. The award supports university students, postdoctoral researchers and young alumni who seek to create entrepreneurial ventures with a global impact.
Global Impact Award winner selected

Global Impact Award winner selected

​Now in its second year, the Suren G. Dutia and Jas K. Grewal Global Impact Award is given to Washington University in St. Louis-based entrepreneurs who use technology to solve real-world problems.  A total of 19 teams entered this year’s competition, and the winner of the $50,000 prize, announced Nov. 2, is Applied Particle Technology. 

Two teams win inaugural Global Impact Award

Nanopore Diagnostics and ViFlex are the inaugural winners of the Suren G. Dutia and Jas K. Grewal Global Impact Award from the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Tom Cohen (right) and Nanopore are developing a test to better tailor antibiotics, and ViFlex is working on low-cost eyeglasses for developing countries.