Andrew Inglis' Company, Silverside Detectors, Big Winner at MassChallenge

October 31, 2013

Our own Andrew Inglis’ company, Silverside Detectors, was the big winner at the MassChallenge Awards Ceremony last night. Here is a quote from the Globe article:

In addition to the MassChallenge winners, the program’s partners awarded another $525,000 in sidecar prizes. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space gave $75,000 to three companies, including Silverside Detectors, which also won $50,000 from MassChallenge and finished the night with the fattest overall purse: $125,000. Silverside makes low-cost radiation detectors designed to spot nuclear bombs in high-traffic areas like airports and subways

Read the full story at the Boston Globe

We should all congratulate Andrew on this extraordinary accomplishment. He was up against some remarkable companies and came out the best, of 1,200 entrants and 128 finalists. This should serve as an inspiration to all you young people who want to do something to change the world for the better.