On November 7th, 2020, Penn Biotech Group (PBG) and Penn Graduate Consulting Club (PGCC) hosted the first Penn Healthcare Case Competition. The live event was the culmination of much effort as the final six of the original thirty-two teams presented their work. The task was to generate a commercialization strategy for a CRISPR based device for detecting bacteria in human samples. After six excellent pitches, the judges settled on the following winners:

1st Place – Quaranteam Associates: Matias Porras Paniagua, Iris Lee, Ana Peredo, Jun Jeon

2nd Place – Horizon Consulting Group: Suba Das Gupta, Dailu Chen, David Allyn, Faheem Solangi, Lauren Wallon, Stefan Prisacaru

3rd Place – Coast-2-Coast Consultants: Esther Kim, Andrew Kuczmarski, Tuyet Tran, Akansha Shah, Mai Wang, Moe Ishihara

A few select quotes capture the event well:

“100%. Best case competition I’ve been a part of to date.”

“Thank you all again for organizing a fantastic case competition, I really enjoyed it”

“Thank you so much for organizing PHCC for the past weeks. I did learn a lot from the   experience with the team and PGCC.”

Check out the program from the event

Participant_2020 Penn Virtual Healthcare Case Competition Booklet

We thank our generous sponsors, the insightful judges, and all of the participants that made the event a great success! We look forward to next year!