Last Friday, October 5th, Desafio Brasil came to a close. One enterprise emerged victorious from an extremely competitive pool. Over 500 companies applied, 108 of which were selected for mentoring. A total of 24 businesses were elected as semifinalists, and only six were invited to compete in the contest finals.
After a new round of pitches on Friday in front of a panel of expert judges, ColOff was named the winner. ColOff focuses on PD&I and the manufacture of disposable and sustainable products for medical and lab use.
The team will now move on to the Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley. Treebos, a social reforestation platform, will also make the trip.