Startups: Two Phelma grads earn kudos
Categorie(s) : Innovation & Society, News
Published : 3 April 2017
Two graduates of Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school have earned recognition for their business plans from the business incubator Pépite Ozer (a Grenoble-Alpes University Community initiative) where they are hosted.
Paola Ceccato, who graduated from the SICOM program in 2015, won two awards: best project by a female entrepreneur and jury’s favorite. Her planned business, Symbiose, will off er natural, biostimulant-based solutions to revitalize and protect soil and crops.
Cédric Jouy, who graduated from the International Nanotech program in 2013, won the award for best project by a young entrepreneur. His project, MotorSat, involves manufacturing motors for the space industry. The motors, for small satellites, do not require fuel or particle tanks and their batteries are charged by the satellites’ solar panels.