HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Houston Technology Center (HTC),
a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas,
announced the winners of the Goradia Innovation Prize awarded to
early stage companies that are commercializing innovative
technology within the Gulf Coast region.
“The Goradia Innovation Prize inspires entrepreneurialism, which
supports the Gulf Coast region with job growth, and takes
innovation the last mile to reach customers, consumers and
patients,” said Walter Ulrich, president and CEO of the Houston
This year’s winners were announced at the Gulf Coast Innovation
Conference & Showcase (GCIC&S) to a sold-out crowd of over
550 attendees on September 30. “GCIC&S brings together
Gulf Coast academic and research institutions to highlight trends
around the commercialization of technology,” continued Ulrich.
“This was the perfect event to announce the first recipients of the
Goradia Innovation Prize.”
The Grand Prize winner, Rebellion Photonics received
$50,000. Rebellion Photonics is an advanced optics
company that has invented a revolutionary technology using
hyper-spectral imaging that allows users to see the chemical
composition of an object in real time while simultaneously taking a
still photograph or video.
First Place winner, SeprOx Corporation received $25,000.
SeprOx Corporation is commercializing a
revolutionary system that separates pure (>99.95%) oxygen from
air for use in hospitals, nursing homes and welding/fabrication
shops. Second Place winner, Nano3D Biosciences, Inc.
received $10,000. Nan