Six undergraduate and six graduate teams from colleges and universities across New York State received funding and competed in the 5th Annual R&D Student Competition on April 22, 2016 at the Earth Day Event & Student Competition Exhibition held at Clarkson University.
The competition topics this year included Food Waste Reduction & Prevention in Grocery Stores, Community or University Energy challenge, and Smart Home Reduction in Energy Consumption.
Participating schools included: Clarkson University, Syracuse University, University of Buffalo, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, SUNY - Stony Brook University, and Vassar College.
Over $6,000 in cash prizes were awarded this year. Congratulations to the winners, and a big thank you to all the teams that participated!