Morgan Business Plan Competition. The winners will share in cash prizes and resources including incubator space and consulting services. Adranos Energetics LLC won the top prize in the Gold Division for its plan to develop greener and more powerful rocket fuel or aviation and aerospace industries. The plan centers around a device to help control body temperatures in patients. In the Gold Division, MarginPAT earned second place for its plan to develop an imaging tool to help distinguish between tumor and non-tumor tissue.
Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition awards over $100,000 to Purdue student startups
FAQ - Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship - Purdue University
All competition participants will be responsible for taking the proper steps to protect their intellectual property. Prior to their participation, all participants will be required to sign a disclaimer acknowledging that the competition is a public event and that judges, organizers, sponsors and other individuals involved in the event do not sign nondisclosure agreements. The ownership of the technology must be verifiable and certifiable. Teams will not be permitted to present ideas based on science and technology owned by third parties who have not licensed their technology to the presenting company or in the case where negotiations are ongoing, expressed a clear intent to license the technology to the participants, pending agreement on terms. The organizers of the competition may disqualify any team failing to comply with the spirit and intent of this rule and shall be held harmless due to such action. The annual business model competition encourages Purdue students to develop their unique ideas for new products or services into a profitable business. Student teams learn how to write an effective business model while competing for cash prizes.
Spring Purdue University. Morgan Business Plan Competition. The Krannert School welcomed 12 universities for a data dive the first weekend in April. The student teams had 24 hours to analyze data sets provided by international retailer Walmart.
Krannert MBA student Joshua Cox helps deliver the winning presentation for Glytrix, a company developing a tissue-healing technology that also reduces scarring, at the 23rd annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition in February. Photo by Richard Myers-Walls.