Research as a Springboard for Student Innovation

Brandon Carpenter, an entrepreneur on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30: Science list, discusses his nanotechnology company, the challenges of moving his technology from the lab to the consumer, and the supportive ecosystem that helped him start his own company. Brandon also co-founded the Society for Emerging and NanoTechnologies at the University of Central Florida, an active group in the Nano & Emerging Technologies Student Network. To see more Stories from the NNI, please visit