FAU High Alum Hannah Herbst Wins Startup Competition

portrait of Hannah Herbst

by Teresa Crane | Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

Hannah Herbst has taken first-place honors and a $10,000 cash prize for developing an antimicrobial surgical wound dressing based upon the bioactive properties of shark skin. Read the full story by Brittany Sylvestri here: http://www.fau.edu/newsdesk/articles/fau-student-wins-prestigious-florida-startup-competition.php

As an FAU High School student Hannah Herbst excelled! A list of her accomplishments include: named “America’s Top Young Scientist” in 2015; served on the youth panel at the 2016 United Nations Multi-Stakeholder STI Forum; invited to the 2016 White House Science Fair; recognized on the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list; and won first place in the translational medical science category at the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Add to the list: 2020 first-place winner in Florida Venture Forum’s Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition.

As an FAU undergraduate Hannah Herbst continues innovate and succeed.

To learn more about Hannah Herbst and her accomplishments, go to http://www.hannahherbst.com/index.html