MTEC SmartZone Clients Present at University Idea Showcase

On May 12th, two MTEC SmartZone clients, Bayle Golden and Rourke Sylvain, presented during the First Annual TCNewTech University Idea Showcase. Golden placed second and earned audience favorite ($2,000 total cash prize) for her presentation on SafeROW. ¬†SafeROW is an innovative wearable, waterproof, and adjustable GPS bracelet accessory for children to wear that tracks their location on a parent’s phone. Sylvain also gave a compelling pitch for imi (integrated molecular innovations), an electrochemical biosensor for T4 detection. The event can be viewed on¬†YouTube.

The TCNewTech University Idea Showcase is open to both idea-stage entrepreneurs and early-stage startups based out of universities located in Michigan. The participating universities showcased their best student-led ideas to compete for cash prizes and a traveling trophy. A panel of judges asked questions and determined the best and most innovative ideas.