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UCONN Innovation Quest: SR Clamplight

Sometimes the simplest innovation can have the largest impact, and can even save lives in the right situation. The SR Clamplight is a firefighting tool created by Jerry Reyes Riviera, a volunteer firefighter who saw a way to make this dangerous profession a little bit safer for his fellow firefighters. Tune in for the last…

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UCONN Innovation Quest: Macroscopic Solutions

Though most of the startups that participated in the UCONN Innovation Quest are in the earliest stages of building their business, IQ also welcomes back previous attendees. One returning company, Macroscopic Solutions, is a veteran of the IQ challenge, and returned to offer both advice, and a look at just how far they have come.…

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UCONN Innovation Quest: Flux Forcefield

No matter what automakers do, creative thieves find ways to defeat even the most elaborate anti-theft devices, Indeed, it is almost impossible to stop a truly determined thief, and even if you do, proving their guilt can be difficult unless you catch them red-handed. But what if you could add an anti-theft device to your…

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UCONN Innovation Quest: Dermatat

Tattoos were once considered taboo and the realm of weirdos and neer-do-wells, but in the 21st century body ink has gone mainstream. Alas, that also means a number of tattoos done in questionable taste, and despite many wonders of modern medicine, the only current treatment for tattoo removal is both painful and expensive. But what…

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Episode 43: Phood LLC

Food waste is a huge problem in America, especially at institutions of higher learning, where picky eaters toss away tons of food. West Hartford-based Phood LLC. may have a solution to this tricky problem. 

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