I2P Media 2008

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First Place: Bevo-MEA

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Second Place: Pro-Trix - Protein Memory

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Third Place: Avatarus - 3D Scanning

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Third Place: Turn2Live

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2008 Competition Archives

2008 I2P UT Austin Award Winners

Finalists

Selig First Place Award

Product

Bevo-MEA

Team Members

Jason Moore (Aerospace Engineering),
Mark Olnery (Business),
Matthew Sullivan (Neuroscience),
Matthew Whitt (Law)

Longhorn Fuel Tech introduces a more durable, cost effective MEA (Bevo-MEA) that replaces the industry-standard platinum and polymeric membrane MEA with technology developed at the University of Texas at Austin. Bevo-MEA reduces fuel cell costs by utilizing novel and innovative blends of relatively inexpensive materials to enhance durability while reducing costs. First, a novel mix of palladium, cobalt, and molybdenum replaces platinum in the MEA. Second, an ingenious acid-base blend polymer replaces the current market standard polymeric membrane, Nafion, produced by DuPont. This replacement enhances the lifetime of the fuel cell while reducing the manufacturing cost.

 

Read more: 2008 I2P UT Austin Award Winners

2008 I2P UT Austin Judges

Finals

  • Norman Kaderlan, Ph.D. - President of Technology Innovation Group, Inc., and an Entrepreneur in Residence at UT
  • Hall Martin - Executive director of the Central Texas Angel Netwok
  • Thomas Milner, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Mark Murdock - Technology Lawyer with over 35 years of experience, and an Entrepreneur in Residence at UT
  • Jerri L. Paul - Independent consultant for strategy, operations, and marketing, prior President and Chief Executive Officer of KaleidaCare Management Solutions, and an Entrepreneur in Residence at UT
  • David Schieck - Co-founder of the I2P® Competition

Read more: 2008 I2P UT Austin Judges

Hosts

GAIN echnology Entrepreneurship Society
CEO Texas 3 Day Startup

Partners

NSF NCIIA

Selig Fund in Entrepreneurial Studies

Roden Center of Entrepreneurship

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