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23 May 2012

A group of students aiming to "revolutionise the way people energise their lives" with a new food product has won the 2012 Venture Further competition.

Venture Further winners

Kaffeination Ltd, a business is led by four MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship students from Manchester Business School, beat five other finalists to the coveted £4,000 prize in the annual business enterprise competition hosted by Manchester Enterprise Centre (MEC).

The competition is open to students from across the University and is designed to encourage students to become more enterprising.

Matthias Schmid, from Kaffeination Ltd, said: “Winning first prize increases our momentum, adds immense credibility to our business idea and we are very much looking forward to launching our game changing product in autumn this year.”

Other entries included Love Meat, an online butcher; Beach Bacchanal, a company specialising in plus size swimwear; and The Social Action and Research Foundation, a social enterprise aiming to empower local communities to tackle poverty.

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