Recognizing that small business innovation is critical to the success of NASA programs, 2010 marked the third year for the JSC Innovation Partnerships Office and Space Life Sciences Directorate to be part of the Rice Business Plan Competition. This three-day event is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early stage investors and venture capital firms.
This year the Earth/Space Life Science Award was presented to GlucaGo. A video of the winning team’s elevator pitch is available (View Video on Vimeo - Streaming Flash, 26m 10s →) as well as a photo of the team receiving their check from Space Life Sciences Director Dr. Jeffry Davis.
Rice Business Plan Competition Life Science Award Winner GlucaGo with JSC Space Life Sciences Director, Dr. Jeffery Davis. Dr. Davis awards GlucaGo, LLC partners with $20,000 award.
More information regarding the Rice Business Plan Competition can be found at: