Grand Prize Finalist

Blackbook University

Blackbook addresses the institutional inequities in higher education and employment, especially for Black students. By creating a space for community, peer-to-peer connection, mentorship, and organization,

Unicado

Plagues of purple sea urchins have eradicated 90% percent of Northern California’s kelp habitat, which is a key combatant of climate change. Ranching urchins for

Send Help (Not The Police)

Data from Californian police departments reveal that up to 2 in 3 police dispatches stem from non-violent and non-criminal incidents. 9-1-1 calls for non-violent incidents

KovaDx

Sickle Cell Disease is said to affect 30 million people worldwide, including 100,000 people in the United States. For most of the world, it is

Green Steel Printing

Steel forms the backbone of our modern world, with over 1.5 billion tons of steel produced globally every year. However, the production of iron and

Catena Biosciences

Catena has developed a novel platform to create cures for diseases previously thought incurable. Catena’s groundbreaking technology enables the attachment of proteins using only native

The Automated Ambu Bag System

There is a dire need to invest in intermediate care bridging from the resuscitative efforts in the Emergency Departments and the supportive care offered by

Sundial Foods, Inc.

Meat consumption in the United States has risen in recent years, and despite a variety of activism efforts, the trend shows little sign of slowing

HelioVap

Across the 2,700 islands of Indonesia, one in eight households lack clean water access. Traditional desalination technologies have too high energy requirements, costs, and brine