Catalysts for Innovation Award Recipient EcoPRT Develops New Modes of Transit

EcoPRT — an inaugural winner of the Catalysts for Innovation Award —  is working to create a new mode of transportation that focuses on innovative ways to move people across spaces such as universities or corporate campuses. Their’s is an environmentally friendly option that could become a more cost effective method of short range transit over systems such as trolleys or light rail systems.

Based out of NC State’s Centennial Campus, EcoPRT brings together engineering students and seasoned entrepreneurs in order to focus on all aspects of the business. From prototyping and development to implementation, getting the project off the ground is the ultimate example of collaboration.

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