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iChallenge Winner 2016

Innovation Challenge 

Advancements in business and technology were recognized Friday, April 22, 2106 at the third annual Trine University Innovation Challenge presented by Fifth Third Bank. There were over 36 submissions that included both business and technology ideas from area high schools, community members, and Trine students. 

We would like to thank everyone who submitted an idea and welcome you back next year with a new submission. Below is the list of winners from the third annual 2016 Innovation Challenge. Winners received cash prizes for the top 3 ideas in each category: 1st Place - $2,500, 2nd Place - $1,000 and 3rd Place - $500

Technology Category

Tech Winner
Pictured, from left, are Jason Blume, executive director of Innovation One, Braden Hale, an electrical engineering major from Austin, Animesh Kunwar, a biomedical engineering major from Santa Rosa, California, and Kevin Hipsking, market president for Fifth Third Bank, Central and Northeastern Indiana.

1st Place: VibeSense - Braden Hale & Animesh Kunwar

2nd Place: Reverse Door Bar - Alex Munger

3rd Place: Toothpaste Fun - Anne Mammel

Business Category

Business Winners

Pictured, from left, are Fletcher Davidson, a senior informatics major from Seymour; Jason Blume, executive director of Innovation One; Luke Fimreite, a senior business administration major from McCordsville; Brandon Hunt, a senior informatics major from Elkhart; Rachel Morris, a senior informatics major from Beech Grove; and Kevin Hipskind, market president for Fifth Third Bank, Central and Northeastern Indiana.

1st Place: Great Stats - Luke Fimreite, Fletcher Davidson, Rachel Morris, Tony Waltermann, & Brandon Hunt

2nd Place: ReflectED - Anthony Kline, Trey Calber & Devin Gingerich

3rd Place: J & J Costuming - Joseph Bowman, Jordan Penry, Gage McGrath & Zach Gering

Best University Entry

Not Your Grandma's Scooter - Allyson Ross & Donald Shockley

Best Community Entry

Modifi - Brandon Heal (Wolcottville, IN)

Best High School Entry

Sun Funnel - Dylan Cauggman & Ciera Silva (CASB)

 


 Rewarding the best and brightest business and technology ideas in the region


 

To find out more information on all the winners and their ideas check out the press release on our Success page In The Media.
 
Please contact innovation1@trine.edu with any questions.