Tennessee Students Pitch Business Investments
In partnership with LaunchTN, the second University-Business Showcase featured pitches from 12 Tennessee university student teams who competed for $10,000 of investment for their business plans.
Four awards were made in the categories of social enterprise, general technology, tech-enabled, and consumer products. The overall award recognition went to PathEx, PATH EX has developed a proprietary technology to selectively capture bacteria and released toxins from blood for the diagnosis and treatment of systemic infections and sepsis. The broad-spectrum activity of the PATH EX technology enables rapid capture of bacteria and endotoxin from blood, regardless of bacteria type. This allows for subsequent bacterial concentration,identification,andtreatmentthroughbloodcleansing.PATH EXovercomesthe inherentlimitationsofbacterialculturetimesandineffectiveantibiotics