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Mohawk student finishes second in Synapse Competition

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Mohawk College student Charansakhi Panchal was part of a team that took second place at the Innovation Factory's Synapse Life Science Competition, placing in the top three from a pool of 15 competitors. Charansakhi worked alongside Dallas Barnes, founder of Reya Health and was responsible for developing the commercialization strategy for the team's pitch. As part of the second-place finish, the team received a cash prize of $20,000.  Innovation Factory’s Synapse Competition is Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition. Designed to help move innovative life science products and services from the lab and to market, the competition pairs innovators with business and entrepreneurship students, and provides the training, mentorship, and resources to be successful.