Office of the Vice President for Research | April 24, 2015
Enlightened Diagnostics, a start-up company run by students from the University of Notre Dame, won three prizes and $19,000 at the 2015 Rice Business Plan Competition, the largest and richest competition of its kind in the world.
From among 42 teams from the U.S., Europe, and Asia invited to Rice University in Houston, Texas, Enlightened Diagnostics received awards for the quality of its presentations and the promise of the company’s novel 3D tumor imaging platform to radically improve cancer diagnostics in the future.
“I couldn’t be prouder of our team members, who have worked incredibly hard since last August on launching this company,” said Megan Usovsky, a master’s degree student in Notre Dame’s Patent Law program.
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