The Strathclyde Enterprise Challenge aims to develop and test the transferable enterprise skills of participating Strathclyde University students, through four separate stages. The Challenge is open to all students from the University of Strathclyde and provides a great platform for budding entrepreneurs. A number of our current MBA students were involved with a number of teams and one MBA group was the overall winner. You can read more about the challenge here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/enterprisechallenge/
Overall Winner of the Strathclyde Enterprise Challenge:
Aurora Bio: Adithya Hegde (MBA Student) and team (including current Undergraduate Business and Postgraduate Biomedical Engineering students)
Aurora Bio have developed a diagnostic tool, called DARVEL for the rapid detection of the MRSA superbug (within 2 hours). The tool is disposable, portable, accurate, cost effective and easy to use.
Prize: £1000 cash prize and an opportunity for consumer research to be conducted on their behalf conducted by Marketest.
Congratulations to all MBA students who took part in Strathclyde Enterprise Challenge:
Winner of the best overall 60 second video pitch & Runner Up of the Strathclyde Enterprise Challenge: Studio 2080. Toh Chew Hui and Paul Dimerin (both MBA students) and team. Studio 2080 had created a variety of Sustainable Development solutions specific to the African Economy.
Winner of the Best Interview: MiShore; MiShore was not a finalist of the Enterprise Challenge but had extremely good feedback and marks from the interview stage. Business related to the Health category. Bhavesh Goel and Iain Morrison (both MBA students) and team.
Other MBA team involvement:
Smart Bike: Shaoib Feroz and team (2 students from the SBS MSc International Management). Smart Bike is a concept similar to the London Boris Bikes but for Glasgow.
Techlife: Abdulaziz Redha, Ashish Sharma (both MBA) and team (2 Undergraduate SBS Business students).