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Aggie Company Wins Competition

Stephanie Cannon '06 April 18, 2016 10:32 AM updated: April 18, 2016 11:29 AM

An Aggie startup grounded in new 3-D printing technology took grand prize in Houston at the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition.

The student startup, TriFusion Devices, is a company that uses new technology involving 3-D printing to create custom designed items like prosthetic limbs in a fast and cheap way. The company was co-founded by Brandon Sweeney '18 and Blake Teipel '16, both doctoral candidates at A&M.

Drawing competitors from around the world, this was the first time a Texas A&M company has ever won the competition. 

TriFusion walked away with at least $300,000.

Read more about the win at bizjournals.com.

Read a feature on the  students published before the competition at thebatt.com.



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