Awards for SPIE Startup Challenge 2018

  • $15,000.00 USD

    1st Place SPIE Startup Challenge

    $10,000 cash prize provided by JENOPTIK

    plus $5,000 in Edmund Optics equipment

    Awarded to:

    PhotoniCare -- ClearView Platform
  • $5,000.00 USD

    2nd Place SPIE Startup Challenge

    $5,000 cash prize provided by JENOPTIK

    Awarded to:

    CareWear Corp/Wearable Therapeutics
  • $2,500.00 USD

    3rd Place SPIE Startup Challenge

    $2,500 cash prize provided by JENOPTIK

    Awarded to:

    Orbis: Point-of-Cow Diagnostics
  • $2,000.00 USD

    Finalist SPIE Startup Challenge (1)

    Registration fees up to $1500 and a $500 travel stipend to receive additional entrepreneurial training.

    Awarded to:

    C. Light Technologies, Inc. C. Light Technologies has developed one of the world's most sensitive retinal eye-tracking systems to use for neurological health screenings.
  • $2,000.00 USD

    Finalist SPIE Startup Challenge (2)

    Registration fees up to $1500 and a $500 travel stipend to receive additional entrepreneurial training.

    Awarded to:

    Vitrum3D
  • $2,000.00 USD

    Finalist SPIE Startup Challenge (3)

    Registration fees up to $1500 and a $500 travel stipend to receive additional entrepreneurial training.

    Awarded to:

    SMART BABY CAR SEAT - CarNanny
  • $2,250.00 USD

    Early Stage Travel Award (1)

    $1500 in travel support reimbursement to attend Photonics West 2017 to participate in the Startup Challenge plus a technical registration to the conference valued at $750

    Awarded to:

    C. Light Technologies, Inc. C. Light Technologies has developed one of the world's most sensitive retinal eye-tracking systems to use for neurological health screenings.
  • $2,250.00 USD

    Early Stage Travel Award (2)

    $1500 in travel support reimbursement to attend Photonics West 2017 to participate in the Startup Challenge plus a technical registration to the conference valued at $750

    Awarded to:

    Labby