Awards & Recognition


nsf National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research, Phase II Grant ($741,221), 2014



edison Edison Awards Edison Award Bronze Winner, 2012



rice Rice Business Plan Competition, Rice University 4th Place: Overall Best Sales and Marketing Plan 1st Place: Elevator Pitch Priscila Silva, CMO April 2011



cleantech  The Cleantech Open 2011 South Central Regional Winner 2011 Finalist



walmart Net Impact, Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge 1st Place: Mid South Region February 2011



govcup2 Governor’s Cup, Arkansas 1st Place: Overall 1st Place: Agriculture Track 1st Place: Elevator Pitch Jack Avery, CBDO April 2011



vlic2 Venture Labs Investment Challenge Semifinalist 1st Place: Market Opportunity May 2011



cardinal2 The Cardinal Challenge, University of Louisville 1st Place: Fast Pitch Jack Avery, CBDO February 2011



manitoba  Stu Clark Investment Competition, University of Manitoba 1st Place: Royal Bank of Canada Challenge Round 1st Place: Fast Pitch Priscila Silva, CMO April 2011



nsf National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research, PhaseI Grant ($150,000), 2013



les Licensing Executive Society Business Plan Competition Finalist, June 2011



g60 Gone in 60 Seconds Elevator Pitch Winner August 2011



brinks Brinks Innovation Competition Top 5 Finalist August 2011



sandiego Venture Challenge, San Diego State University 3rd Place: Overall 1st Place: Environmentally Green Award March 2011