Sneak peek: Awards, sponsored by Osage University Partners

Artists at Third Degree Glass Factory in St. Louis, Missouri created custom glass awards for Equalize pitch competition overall winners and people’s choice awards. Osage University Partners, a venture capital fund that invests exclusively in startups that are commercializing university research, is the 2021 awards sponsor.

Equalize mentioned in Science Magazine

Read the May 7, 2021 editorial “Opening the path to biotech”by Sangeeta Bhatia, Nancy Hopkins and Susan Hockfield “The MIT study complements other efforts in academia and the broader ecosystem. Washington University’s Equalize is a national pitch competition that pairs academic women inventors with experienced mentors to turn ideas into start-ups.”