Vedh Kannan and Will Carkner Awarded Grant from Emergent Ventures

December 5, 2023

Congratulations to Vedh and Will, both 6th-year students, on securing a £15,000 grant from Emergent Ventures (EV), a fund affiliated with the Mercatus Centre at George Mason University. EV operates as a low-overhead fellowship and grant programme, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and exceptional minds with innovative ‘zero to one’ ideas aimed at significantly enhancing societal well-being. The grant will fuel the progress of their project, BloodBox, a diagnostic tool for malaria and other blood-related illnesses. These funds will be utilised for critical stages of development, including prototyping, testing, and pilot programmes. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the boys and wish them continued success in their endeavours.