Meet the Innovation Challenge Winners selected from our 2011-2012 competition finalists. (You can review all finalists here). Winners were eligible to earn awards of up to $10,000.

 

Applyforall.com ($10,000)

Applyforall.com is a website that brings those looking for a new credit card together with the credit card issuers. Applyforall's new and innovative method provides a service currently unavailable to consumers.

Vern Wolfley/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences/Team Leader

Dennis Wolfley/Graduate of the W. P. Carey School of Business

Ammon Wolfley/Graduate of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Cindy Smith/Zion’s Bancorporation/Team Mentor

 

FlashFood ($2,000)

The FlashFood mobile application leverages the power of instant digital communication to bridge the gaps between food service vendors, community organizations, and the hungry. TheFlashFood mobile application is dedicated to connecting hungry Americans with food that would otherwise be wasted.

Eric Lehnhart / Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering/Team Leader

Ramya Baratan/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Katelyn Keberle /Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Jake Irvin/W. P. Carey School of Business

Loni Amundson/School of Sustainability

Sidnee Peck/ASU/Team Mentor

 

G3Box ($5,000)

The mission of G3Box is to provide engineering design and manufacturing towards the conversion of steel shipping containers into low-cost, modular, and mobile medical clinics. For every medical clinic sold, G3Box will give a portion of the profits towards providing clinics to organizations that work in developing communities.

Susanna Young /Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering/Team Leader

Clay (James) Tyler/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Billy (John) Walters/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Gabrielle Palermo/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Gordon McConnell/ASU/Team Mentor

 

Partnered for Success ($4,000)

Partnered for Success is a program developed to support personal development and preparation for the future in the lives of 15-16 year old orphans and foster care youth in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. The program focuses on three components: independent living and personal growth workshops, community service opportunities, and mentors.

Priya Nathan/W. P. Carey School of Business/Team Leader

Nicollette Lewis/W. P. Carey School of Business

Chris Toward/Philanthropy Squared/Team Mentor

 

SafeSIPP ($3,000)

SafeSIPP has developed a portable water purification system, PureRoll, a low-cost barrel comprised of 80% recycled material that simultaneously transports and purifies contaminated water. SafeSIPP provides low cost, portable, and sustainable water purification products to developing countries with limited access to clean drinking water.

Lindsay Fleming/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering/Team Leader

Taylor Barker/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Jared Schoepf/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Jacob Arredondo/W. P. Carey School of Business

Warren Te Brugge/My Arms Wide Open/Team Mentor

 

Sustainable Storm Solutions ($3,000)

Rio Salado Stormwater Control strives to implement innovative designs to further enhance wildlife habitats by removing trash and other contaminants from storm water outfalls that pollute drinking water and the surrounding environment.

Jared Schoepf/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering/Team Leader

Harvey Bowler/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Sergio Sanchez/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Philip Woods/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Brooke Mayer/ASU/Team Mentor

 

Seymour Enterprises ($5,000)

Seymour Enterprises is a biomedical firm designing a low cost respiratory monitor designed for infants at elevated risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Marketed to parents and hospitals. This technology offers low cost respiratory and vital sign monitoring equipment will then be developed and marketed to the healthcare community.

Peter Seymour/College Technology & Innovation/Team Leader

Eric Lehnhart/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Ethan Province/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Daniel Bowers/College of Technology & Innovation

Justin Free/Finance at Merril Lynch

Chell Roberts/ASU/Team Mentor

 

The Quanta Foundation  ($3,000)

The Quanta Foundation is a student initiative that creates an interactive community of Arizona high school students and college mentors by developing and presenting collaborative projects each semester that encourage science communication. The Quanta Foundation was formed in order to address unmet needs within the high school community in Arizona.

Kathryn Scheckel/Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts/Team Leader

Christos Makridis/W. P. Carey School of Business

Sarah Albinda/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Banel Bucknor/Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

David Edwards/Research Assistant at Translational Genomics Research Institute

Phillip Scharf/ASU/Team Mentor

 

Vantage Realized LLC ($5,000)

Vantage Realized is an Arizona-based LLC that aims to be the leading provider of quality-of-life products for people with disabilities. Currently, Vantage Realized is working to update and modernize the mechanical wheelchair.

Gordon Freirich/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering/Team Leader

Jorjon Tang/ W. P. Carey School of Business

Wade Gyllenhaal/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Amy Bui/ W. P. Carey School of Business

Nicholas Gough/Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

Steven Trimble/SEMTE/Team Mentor