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Trine names winners of Innovation Challenge

February 27th, 2019

By Merritt McLaughlin | Inside INdiana Business

Trine University has announced the winners of its sixth annual Innovation Challenge. Awards and scholarships for the challenge are funded by a $100,000 gift from Fifth Third Bank, Greater Indiana and were named February 15.

The award winners are:

First place, business division earning a $3,000 prize:  H3 Baits by Cale Hall and Chase Hall

Second place earing an $1,000 prize: Origin Hockey by Jordan Smith

Judges' Choice Award for High Potential: Joe & Grow, a coffee pod that can be reused to grow plants by Jasper Bassett

First place, technology division with a $3,000 prize: Back Beat by Doug McGregor

Second place with a $1,000 prize: Secure RFID by Pavan Karra, Ph.D., associate professor in the Wade Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Joe Thompson, technician and instructor in the Wade Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and Dillon Embry

Judges' Choice Award for High Potential: The Thermo-Glove by Brody Cook and Evan Miller

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