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Award Winners for the 2018 TransTech Conference

Congratulations to all the winners from the 2018 TransTech Energy Business Development Conference.

  • $10,000 Best Pitch Award - Javad Mohammadi and Jesse Thornburg - GridFruit, Pittsburgh, PA
  • $5,000 1st Runner Up Award - Jessica Findley - Neowaste, Birmingham, AL
  • $5,000 Best Pitch Integrating IoT Smart Manufacturing Technologies with Traditional Manufacturing Award - Prince Ghosh - Boundary Labs, Cleveland, OH
  • $2,500/Mentoring Best Pitch by a WV-based Company Award - Joshua Frye - NutraChar, Wardensville, WV
  • $2,500 Best Pitch by a Company/Project to Improve Energy Efficiency Award - Michael Herod - GOEFER, Frederick, MD
  • $2,500 Best Pitch by a Company/Project to Reduce CO2 - Joshua Frye - NutraChar, Wardensville, WV
  • $1,000 Best Exhibitor Pitch - Tom Barczak - Solar-Wind Storage, Morgantown, WV
  • $10,000 WVU Research Office Technical Assistance Award - Joshua Frye - NutraChar, Wardensville, WV
  • $10,000 Appalachian Regional Commission Technical Assistance Award - Navid Kazem - ARIECA, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Bailey Glasser In-Kind Technical Assistance Award - Bob Fields - Hibersense, Pittsburgh, PA