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Innovation Challenge 2018 Winners

Published April 13, 2018

Artemus Labs is celebrating!

They are the winning team in the 2018 CSULB Innovation Challenge (CSULB Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship)! The team will receive support for their business, including $10,000 in seed funding, and space, marketing, legal and accounting services totaling up to $40,000. Also great work and presentations by the other three teams StickUp, Battery Effect, and The Gravity Ball Method

Special thanks to Robert Garcia Long Beach Mayor for stopping by speak to our innovated and talented students.


Artemus Labs Winner of 2018 Innovation Challenge
Artemus Labs Team includes (Order Unknown) Rae Jillian Rivera, Anna Maria del Mundo, Nikki Escobar, Calvin Leung, and Kimberly Ventura
Learn more about the four finalist teams

The Winning team, Artemus Labs, is co-led led by Calvin Leung, a CSULB marketing and management information systems major, and Rae Jillian Rivera, who is studying electronics engineering technology. Other team members are CSULB students Anna Maria del Mundo, management information systems; Nikki Escobar, industrial design; and Kimberly Ventura, aerospace engineering.

This will be Leung’s third time being on a finalist team. Previously, he was a team member of 1010 Innovation, which proposed a mobile app that would help caregivers look after elderly family members. The company was an Innovation Challenge runner-up in 2017 and 2016.  Read about the PROSTHETIC SLEEVE CONCEPT WINS 2018 INNOVATION CHALLENGE

All of the Teams Innovation Challenge on stage
All the teams presented April 12  at the Innovation Challenge Awards Ceremony
More photos of the  April 12 Innovation Challenge Ceremony.