Winning Team:


Sensatek’s Wireless In-Situ Nexus Sensor (WIN) optimizes fuel cell operation by dramatically reducing membrane degradation and measuring pressure and temperature distributions in real-time

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Second Place: Grow Bioplastics

Grow Bioplastics is a Knoxville-based startup dedicated to improving food sustainability by offering farmers and gardeners renewable, biodegradable plant containers and mulch films that eliminate oil based plastics from our agricultural system.

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Third Place: Capacitech

Capacitech combines modern nanoscience with two reliable, well-known technologies – coaxial cable and supercapacitors – into an innovative, energy effective product easily adapted for use in consumer electronics, energy production and storage, transportation and military applications.

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