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News from the Institute


July 6, 2018

Scripps Entrepreneurs: Q&A with Scientists for Sustainable Technology

Entrepreneurs from Scripps Oceanography are advancing green and blue technologies with support from the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur. Full Story


May 17, 2018

You Can Eat That Fork

Zhicong “Zack” Kong, a 2017 bioengineering alumnus from UC San Diego, created compostable, durable, edible cutlery that is unique for several reasons:the ingredients, a scalable manufacturing process and an innovative mold technology. Full Story


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