Big Bang! Prizes

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Outdo the Competition

The 21th annual Big Bang! Business Competition and Little Bang! Poster Competitions will award up to $100,000 in prize money.

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Japa took top prize in the 2018 competition for their parking solution innovation.

2020/21 Big Bang! Business Competition Awards

First Place Marrone Bio Innovations + Lorin Johnson Top innovation across all categories $20,000
People's Choice Award HM.CLAUSE +
UC Davis Innovation and Technology Commercialization
Audience favorite, selected by vote during final awards ceremony $10,000
Food + Agriculture Sector Award

Primary Sponsor: Open

Supporting Sponsor: UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

For innovations in food and agriculture

$10,000

Animal Health & Industry Award

Primary Sponsor: Open

Supporting Sponsor: UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

For innovations in animal health $10,000
Human Health & Industry Award

Primary Sponsor: Open

Supporting Sponsor: UC Davis School of Medicine

For innovations in health $10,000
Energy & Sustainability Industry Award

Primary Sponsor: SMUD

Supporting Sponsor: CleanStart and Gary Simon

For innovations in energy efficiency $10,000
Social Entrepreneurship Award

Primary Sponsor: Open

Supporting Sponsor: Bow Capital

For innovations in social entrepreneurship $10,000
       

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