EP Purification Wins Clean Energy Challenge $100,000 Grand Prize

April 04, 2014

<p>EP Purification captured the $100,000 Wells Fargo Grand Prize for Clean Energy Entrepreneurship at the 2014 Clean Energy Trust Challenge on April 3.&nbsp;<br><br>The EnterpriseWorks-based startup&nbsp;is devoted to the manufacturing of novel systems for the purification of water and air, based on microplasma technology developed at and licensed from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The company is led by Sung-Jin Park and Gary Eden, both University of Illinois engineering faculty.</p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: 18.961416244506836px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The Clean Energy Challenge is one of the nation’s most important clean energy business events. Finalists from the past three Challenge events have raised more than $40 million in outside investment, created 280 jobs and registered 40 patents and disclosures.</span></p><p>Press coverage of the Clean Energy Trust Challenge:&nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20140403/NEWS11/140409866/startup... Chicago Business</a><br>:</p><div>&nbsp;</div>