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Big Bang! Final Awards and Ceremony
May 22

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UC Davis Conference Center

5-6 p.m. | Reception
6-8 p.m. | Final Presentations and Awards Ceremony.

Join us for the Big Bang! Business Competition Finals and Awards Ceremony

The top five Big Bang! finalists will present their pitches for 1st, 2nd and People’s Choice Awards. Additional awards include the Moss Adams Ag and Food Innovation Prize, the UC Davis Blum Center’s Big Ideas “Promoting Innovation and Social Change” Award and the ASUCD E-Fund undergraduate awards.

The five finalist teams presenting at the ceremony are:

Ambercycle Inc. has developed a system to degrade plastics so that they are cheaper and easier to recycle.

MedWorks Medicine by Design provides an online collaborative platform to engage everyone to learn about and design medicine computationally. Those designs are refined and sold to biotech and pharmaceutical companies, helping to accelerate the medicine-making process.

Nevap Inc. is a medical device company that creates solutions to prevent hospital-acquired infections. Their current device prevents ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Zasaka offers agricultural products and services targeted to smallholder farmer customers.

zInspector is a cloud-based content management framework for property management, real estate, construction and home improvement industries.

Many thanks to the businesses and individuals that make the Big Bang! possible.

Platinum Sponsors

Andrew Barkett | DLA Piper | Gary Simon

Silver Sponsors

Akers Capital | Moss Adams | SMUD

Bronze Sponsors

Bank of America | CVF Capital Partners | Lamplighter Financial | PIPRA

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