Innovation & Entrepreneurship Prize - Boon Lim
Boon Lim (Synthetic Biology - 2017 cohort), Jack Xiaoyu Chen and Jimmy Huan Ming Chen (both from Dept. of Engineering Science) claimed 3rd prize at the 2018 Chief Data International Big Data Forum & Competition for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, organised in Zhuhai, China.
They secured a prize of RMB 100,000(~£12,000) for Spectre Bio.
The competition had received more than 400 applications from start-ups/projects from the UK, US, Singapore and mainland China to compete for a grand prize of RMB 300,000 (~£35,000).
Spectre Bio combines the application of whole-cell bacterial biosensor with a miniaturised spectrophotometer for real-time, remote environmental and health monitoring.
You can follow Boon Lim on Twitter @boonlim0104