Bowen Li’s Company Receives New Business Idea Award

QTEK LLCSmartZone Start-up Company, QTEK Receives ‘New Business Idea’ Award in State Competition

A growing MTEC SmartZone start-up company that developed an antimicrobial technology, earned an award in a business plan competition in East Lansing.

QTEK founders Bowen Li (MSE) and Amy Zhi received the “New Business Idea” award during the Statewide Business Plan Competition Award Ceremony, held on June 18 at Michigan State University. The event was hosted by Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ), a support organization that assists entrepreneurs in starting, developing or accelerating high-growth businesses.

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Start-up Company Wins State Award

Jim Baker, executive director of innovation and industry engagement at Michigan Tech, helped Li and Zhi craft their business plan, and Professor Jim Hwang (MSE) worked with Li on the underlying technology.

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