Students of the Department of Chemistry won the 2nd prize in the 1st Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of NKUA
Chemistry students Maria Zoura, Manolis Kanakis and Christian Verdi won the 2nd prize in the 1st student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of NKUA, organized by the ARCHIMIDES Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with their proposal ALCOPASS for an innovative product for the rapid and discreet detection of adulteration in alcoholic beverages, which aims to protect young people from the consumption of methanol adulterated beverages that pose a serious threat to their health. The team was advised by the Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Efstratios Stratikos.
The Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of the NKUA, is an annual institution of the Archimedes Centre of NKUA. Its purpose is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the university community, by promoting and rewarding original ideas for products and services based on new technologies, which offer innovative solutions to modern challenges and problems.