November 14, 2007 09:07 Age: 6 yrs

TI:GER Team Places in Idea to Product Global Competition

A team of Georgia Tech and Emory graduate students placed second in a challenge round of the Idea to Product Global Competition for their plan to commercialize technology enabling more accurate cancer diagnosis.

In the competition, held November 2-3 at the University of Texas-Austin, students presented their plans for moving early-stage technologies from the lab to the marketplace.

Students on the Georgia Tech/Emory team (called DiagNano) are participants in the Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) program. A collaboration between Georgia Tech and Emory Law School, the program brings together PhD, MBA, and law students in the classroom and research lab to advance early-stage research into real business opportunities.

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