December 15, 2020
It was a spinoff of the popular “Shark Tank” television show — virtual style. The amended format of the 2020 Alligator Tank health care innovation competition at Mayo Clinic in Florida allowed teams two minutes to pitch their projects to a panel of judges during an event hosted online. More than 100 Mayo Clinic staff […]
Tags: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alligator Tank, Alvaro Moreno Aspitia, Aziza Nassar, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Charles Bruce, Daniel Trifiletti, entrepreneurship, Ernest Bouras, Ian Makey, James Meschia, Johnny Sandhu
December 5, 2019
Entrepreneurs chomped at the chance to present exciting new health care projects at the Alligator Tank competition, held Nov. 19 at Mayo Clinic in Florida. About 100 people showed up in Kinne Auditorium—at times standing room only—to watch eager contestants put everything on the line and give their best performance. Like the “Shark Tank” television […]
Tags: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Basar Sareyyupoglu, Charles Bruce, Christine Mehner, David Abia Trujillo, entrepreneurship, Eric Nottmeier, John Copland III, Maarten Rotman, Magdalena Cichon, Magdy El-Sayed Ahmed, Mark Pichelmann
November 11, 2019
Allisa Song, a second-year medical student at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, and her teammates will head to Virginia this month as graduate finalists in the 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition.
This competition brings together the nation’s most creative students to showcase and compete with their research and discoveries, and offers networking opportunities, market exposure, mentorship, and more.
Song and her team — which includes Elias Baker, Jennifer Steger, and Mackenzie Andrews — are bringing their invention, the Nanodropper, a universal eyedrop bottle adapter that eliminates eyedrop medication waste.
October 30, 2019
Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Research Diversity and Inclusion, says there’s a strong need to help women advance their projects involving research, patents and intellectual property.
December 5, 2018
Nine teams of Mayo Clinic employees pitched their ideas for health care innovations at the second annual Alligator Tank competition at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on November 14, 2018. Each team was given 120 seconds to explain their solution to a problem in the medical field before a live audience and a panel of […]