Congratulations 2019 IDEAS Winners!

Meet the 2019 IDEAS Winners! After nearly a year-long competition, ten social innovation teams have been chosen to receive over $100,000 in grant money to keep their projects running. Meet the teams below and learn all about the impact they’re making in communities around the world…


Myco Diagnostics is a company that addresses the diagnostic gap in cases of tuberculosis in India with accessible testing. Award: $15,000 


Animo is an affordable, non-invasive wristband that stops hand tremors in patients with Parkinsons. Award: $10,000


Precavida is a digital matching platform that connects uninsured patients to healthcare providers. Award: $10,000


SciTeens is a free online social network for high school STEM students designed to encourage sharing, reviewing, and collaborating. Award: $10,000


SiPure is a company that develops silicon membrane technology that removes arsenic from fresh water. Award: $10,000


Req Staffing is a company that develops contracts with Fortune 500 energy companies to meet human capital needs. Award: $10,000


InSanirator is a company that fills the gap in the sanitation value chain by converting fecal sludge into energy and clean water. Award: $10,000


Frolic is a company that pairs landowners who want to age-in-place with middle-income first-time homebuyers. Award: $10,000


Retired Talent is a company that employs retirees and matches their skills with needs in the community. Award: $7,500


Sustainable AI is an organization that provides accurate forest inventory to aid reforestation efforts. Award: $7,500


Thank you to all the teams, judges, volunteers, and organizers that made this event possible! And congratulations to all the 2019 IDEAS Winners!


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