EnterpriseWorks Graduate Ascent Integrated Tech Wins Rising Star Award

Categories : EnterpriseWorks, Graduates, Recognition & Awards
Posted on: March 15, 2024

EnterpriseWorks graduate Ascent Integrated Tech was recently awarded the Rising Star Award in the 2024 Fourth Revolution awards.

The Rising Star Award recognizes an early-stage startup for its innovation, creativity, and position as the next great hard-tech company to emerge in the region. Winners for the rest of the awards were announced at the March 13 Fourth Revolution Awards Reception, but the Rising Star Award finalists pitched live at the mHUB HardTech Summit the following day.

Ascent MHUB Award

The winner of the Rising Star award receives two three-month shared workspace memberships at mHUB, local and national recognition, and opportunities to network with leaders of the region’s growing innovation ecosystem.

Ascent Integrated Tech was founded at Research Park by Paul Couston and Alex Gorsuch, where they created a software program for first responders, including firefighters, special forces, and SWAT teams. The platform optimizes 3D tracking technology, placed inside helmets and bracelets, to provide commanders with critical information, such as their team’s location. These tracking sensors provide details about the team members’ health and environment, such as CO2 levels, humidity, and airborne metal oxide.

The Fourth Revolution Awards are sponsored by mHUB, a leading independent hard-tech and manufacturing innovation center that exists to convene the entrepreneurial ecosystem around physical product innovation to ensure that the manufacturing industry continues to accelerate, grow, and thrive.

Learn more on the mHUB Chicago website.