Sproxil, co-founded by Ph.D. Innovation Program alum Ashifi Gogo, is using IBM technology to help the pharmaceutical industry reduce drug counterfeiting and allow consumers to verify the authenticity of prescriptions in seconds with their mobile phones.
April 24, 2012 | BusinessNH Magazine
The NH College and University Council estimates that in 2009, the latest statewide impact report available, higher education institutions contributed $4.886 billion, or 8.14 percent, of the state’s gross domestic product...Thayer School of Engineering lists a dozen faculty and emeritus faculty who have started successful companies.
Undergraduate wins $25,000 prize at Tuck competition
April 16, 2012 | The Dartmouth
At the Greener Ventures Entrepreneurship Contest at the Tuck School of Business, first-place finisher Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, who developed what was initially a prototype for an introductory engineering course into a practical tool to prevent tissue damage in endoscopic surgery, received a prize of $25,000.
Marc Fenigstein on How BRD Motorcycles Is Changing the Face of Motocross
April 10, 2012 | core77
Marc Fenigstein '01 Th'04, CEO and Co-Founder of BRD Motorcycles is working with the rest of the BRD team to change the face of the motocross industry through their pioneering electric bikes.
Student ventures take $20,000 in prizes
April 6, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Spiral-E Solutions, founded by Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, won the $3,000 second-place prize for its prototype of a medical device that helps keep the stomach in place during endoscopic surgery. She developed the first prototype in an undergraduate engineering class at Dartmouth.
Student group named among best innovators
March 29, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering’s hydropower project—which currently operates two sites in Rwanda—was recognized as a semifinalist in both the University of Washingon Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition and the Dell Social Innovation Challenge.
March 16, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth Engineer features seven innovative companies that were founded or cofounded by young alumni.
Graduate students win consulting competition
March 5, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Graduate students from Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth Medical School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as a number of undergraduate students, presented as part of the Oliver Wyman Case Competition.
Packing some power
March 3, 2012 | The Economist
Several smaller outfits are developing more efficient forms of compressed-air energy storage (CAES). SustainX, a company spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, has developed what it calls “isothermal CAES.”
Thayer team redesigns solar tech.
February 9, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Professor Jifeng Liu's research team is pursuing a full patent for a process to create less expensive solar cells that are up to twice as efficient as the current technology.