DropWise, a start up out of technology developed from collaboration of the Varanasi and Gleason Labs at MIT is a 2014 MassChallenge 50k Gold Winner! This year MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator, accepted 128 startups for its accelerator program with only 26 finalists invited to pitch their business plans for competition at the MassChallenge’s awards ceremony.

Dropwise: Invented a durable hydrophobic coating for power-plant condensers, with aims of saving millions of dollars in fuel and thousands of tons of carbon dioxide annually.