Congrats to the 2024 Governor’s Business Plan awardees!

Congratulations to Craniosure for winning the grand prize and the Life Sciences category at the 2024 Governor’s Business Plan Contest! Thirteen teams — the Diligent (Baker’s) Dozen, representing innovative products and services in diverse sectors — competed in the final pitch round at the 21st annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference on May 31.

Along with the grand prize, check out all placed awardees. Businesses that have worked with the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC), Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, or a combination:

Advanced Manufacturing Winner: Spraycision of Madison, improving spray applications of specialty crops through an advanced level crop detection system
Third place: Dirac Labs of Madison, harnessing the power of quantum sensors to revolutionize underground resource exploration

Information Technology Winner: Scriptive of Dodgeville, empowering young minds through writing and artistry
Second place: Spectacle Health of Fitchburg, assisting people with enrolling in Medicare plans
Third place: TRT Speech Labs of Racine, improving communications through bio-inspired algorithms

Life Sciences second place: ImgGyd of Middleton, creating hardware and software solutions for Image-Guided neurosurgery procedures
Third place: Venus Rehabilitation Technologies of Shorewood, developing a device to improve mobility after a stroke

Congrats to all of the entrepreneurs pursuing this opportunity and chasing their dreams!

Meet some of our other clients who made it to the Diligent (Baker’s) Dozen and 25 entry finalist round.