During the 2021 17th annual UCI New Venture Competition, Stylosonic, a miniaturized handpiece that uses ultrasound/photoacoustic imaging to assist dentists and periodontists in accurately diagnosing gingivitis in the early stage and reducing the rate of advanced gum disease, won the Life Sciences track.
The Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business hosts the annual New Venture Competition. This 7-month long entrepreneurship program is dedicated to cultivating the entrepreneurial mindset and launching student startups in the Orange County area.
The 2021 competition, sporting nearly $100,000 in cash and in prizes, followed a competitive 85 concept submissions and 54 semi-finalists. During the Finale, the top two of each of the five tracks competed for Grand Prize in a 3-minute fast-pitch, facing a panel of distinguished judges from Orange County’s startup ecosystem.
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