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Winners of the 2015 General/High-Tech Ventures Track:

First Place (tie)

Orange Analytical Devices
Presented by Tufts School of Engineering MSEM graduate student Dylan Wilks along with Stephanie McArdle. 
A low-cost and portable marijuana potency analyzer for regulators, growers and retail dispensaries.

First Place (tie)

SpotLight Parking LLC (tie)
Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences undergraduate student Michael Miele, Tufts School of Arts and Sciences alum Joseph Price (2008), and Tufts School of Engineering undergraduate students Jaime Sanchez and Karan Singhal.
SpotLight Parking is the consumer-facing mobile application for valet parking across the nation. Simply #FindReserveRelax.

Second Place

N2Cube
Presented by Tufts School of Engineering MSEM graduate student Patrick Mulcahy.
N2Cube develops convenient and innovative solutions to food waste using the power of science! N2Cube is an enclosed, preservative-free kitchen appliance that keeps your food fresh for longer.

Finalists:

InterLACE
Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences graduate alum Eric Coopey (2014) along with Leslie Schneider. 
InterLACE makes the modern classroom more interactive by providing cloud-based collaboration platforms that deliver and assess collaborative learning activities.

Navi
Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences umndergraduate students McCall Bliss and Marcy Regalado.
Don’t know what to do today? Just ask Navi, your personal pocket concierge #PlanLessDoMore.

Winners of the Life Sciences Track

First Place

Adecto Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Presented by Tufts Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Science Post Doc Fellow Nora Mineva.
Adecto Pharmaceuticals is developing novel therapies for breast cancer.

Second Place

MySupport: The Future of Home Care
(Winner: AARP Foundation Prize)

Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences alum Yin Lin along with Maria Town, Nelson Chu and Ari Neeman.
Match.com for home care workers – don’t let age or disability rob you of your independence.

Third Place

MicroLife
Presented by Tufts School of Engineering graduate student Chirag Sthalekar and Tufts School of Engineering faculty member Valencia Koomson.
MicroLife is transforming the way we nurture and protect fragile lives at the beginning of life by providing a low cost miniaturized tool to accurately measure vital characteristics of blood flow in the brains of infants.

Finalists:

Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI)
Presented by Tufts School of Medicine faculty member Jeremy Wiygul and Tufts School of Medicine graduate student Mayur Patel along with Nikita Bernstein.
A surgical video journal and virtual operating theater.

Winners of the Social Impact Track

First Place

Global Literacy Project
Presented by Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences staff member Stephanie Gottwald, Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Faculty member Maryanne Wolf, and Tufts Tisch College Faculty member Miriam Nelson, along with Cynthia Breazeal, Robin Morris, and Tinsley Galyean.
Innovate #literacy with data-driven solutions on mobile devices & apps to activate #curiositylearning using #digitallearning to #decreasepoverty worldwide.

Second Place

SolarRoute
Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students Morgan Babbs and James Downer.
SolarRoute is a solar social enterprise that bridges the last mile gap to alleviate energy poverty in Latin America. The last mile describes populations living in geographic and economic isolation without access to resources and information to lift themselves out of poverty. SolarRoute is currently operating in Nicaragua.

Third Place

The Knowledge Center
Presented by Tufts School of Arts and Sciences undergraduate student Sharad Sagar.
The Knowledge Centers are 24 x 7 Wi-Fi enabled rooms ensuring greater access to educational resources and connectivity to the world for children in low-income countries.

Finalists:

Atlas Workshops
Presented by Tufts School of Engineering alum Adam White (2009).
Atlas Workshops prepares the next generation of global innovators through short-term research and design trips. On each trip we research a problem and design a creative solution. Our students develop the creative skills to become global innovators, as they work to solve pressing global issues.

PowerShare
Presented by Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy graduate students James Powers, M. Usman, Jack Whitacre and Colin Bogdan. 
PowerShare is the real-time mobile solution that allows governments and voters to communicate, prioritize, and achieve the goals of their community.

Samata
Presented by Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy graduate student Charlene Hasib along with Aisha T.
Samata is a radio and podcast network voiced and run by survivors of gender-based violence and their allies, featuring content designed to empower and educate women.