MEDIA & PRESS UPDATES
What’s Happening with Vaylenx
June 22, 2016
Vaylenx recently competed in the Ideator May Challenge where over a hundred different ideas were vying for the top 5 spots in order to pitch to an outstanding panel of judges. Vaylenx placed 2nd in the competition and we recently caught up with the busy team to learn more about their company.
2015-6 STUDENT VENTURE COMPETITION
Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange has announced six undergraduate and graduate school winners of its first annual Student Venture Competition. The online competition, which awards a total of $50,000 in grants, is designed to reward and encourage students’ innovative ideas for new products or services.
OU STUDENTS WORK WITH WORLDWIDE EXPERTS TO TACKLE MOSQUITO THREAT
May 15, 2016
According to an Ohio University news release that originated in the College of Business, Ohio University students Morgan Stanley, ’15 Kate Clausen, ’16, David Bartizal, ’16, and Noah Rosenblatt, ’16, are working with experts worldwide to combat this public health issue – and recently won two awards for their efforts.
VAYLENX PIONEERS TECHNOLOGY TO END MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES
April 6, 2016
Vaylenx, which strives to systemically end mosquito-borne illness, through mosquito breeding prevention. The team would like to eventually branch out to stop illness from fleas and ticks as well, Rosenblatt said. Rosenblatt also won the OU Outstanding Student in Innovation Award in March 2015 for his business model for the company.
FROM GUYANA TO MIT TO NSF, WINNERS OF THE GLOBAL HEALTH CASE COMPETITION PRESENTED A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES
September 21, 2015
As Ohio University prepares to kick off its second annual Global Health Case Competition (see sidebar), the winners of last year’s competition continue to reap a world of opportunities and a renewed passion for learning as a result of their winning proposal.
HOW A QUEST TO COMBAT MALARIA MOVED FROM STUDENT CONCEPT TO BUSINESS PLAN
June 18, 2015
Noah Rosenblatt knew that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. But he couldn't have predicted that his entry to the startup business world would involve mosquitos. Thwarting the malaria-carrying insects with environmentally friendly tools is the heart of the idea that won him the Ohio University Outstanding Student in Innovation Award in March 2015.