Light Polymers in Top Bracket of Tsinghua Alumni III Competition

By May 30, 2018 No Comments

Light Polymers is a nanochemistry company with deep domain knowledge of lyotropic materials. Recently Light Polymers was part of the Tsinghua Alumni III Competition, with multiple rounds of competition designed to reward innovation and entrepreneurship and act as a mechanism to link innovative ideas with investment institutions and help them partner with local government.

“Tsinghua Innovators which is sponsored by Tsinghua University. 646 companies from around the world competed in 4 rounds of competition,” said Marc McConnaughey. “96 companies were selected to come to Beijing for the finals. We won 3rd place in our area, putting Light Polymers in the top 3% of the companies competing.”

Light Polymers was interviewed by Science and Technology Daily, the most important media channel in China for Science and Technology. Science and Technology Daily described the conference:

Creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship! The Tsinghua Alumni Triple Competition has achieved fruitful results!… The Tsinghua Alumni III Competition is a great and incredible platform. As an excellent school in China, it is still able to actively support the spirit of entrepreneurial innovation and entrepreneurship. This is impressive. The second competition is similar to some competitions in Silicon Valley, and the scope of China’s innovation activities is very large. It encourages everyone to innovate and is very popular.

Founded in 2013 in San Francisco, Light Polymers makes easy to apply water based chemistry for a number of industries. Lyotropic Materials have use in many applications including LCD and OLED flat panel displays, LED lighting, advanced building materials as well as biomedical applications. For more information, visit For information on Crystallin® lighting products, visit