Tulane University is gearing up for the second annual Novel Tech Challenge, a competition that asks students to come up with a solution for a real-world problem and to build a prototype.
Organizers received applications from teams that have ideas to improve the environment, human health, education, and urban infrastructure through technology.
“The work that undergraduates are doing is significant and very impressive,” says John Christie, executive director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development at Tulane. “They are creating things that will make the world a better place.”
The Challenge will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 13 at the A.B. Freeman School of Business.
WibiWorks, the team that won the inaugural Novel Tech Challenge, engineered a tube containing therapeutic stem cells to regenerate a damaged esophagus.
RSVP is required via Margaret Heine.