Cold beverages at a sporting event or on a camping trip are generally a luxury. Luckily, U students Kelton Ekblad (political science) and Daxton Wilson (geophysics) have invented a product that will quench thirst, no matter where you are. Prohibition Technology, their newly founded company, has designed a drink-dispensing backpack — like a vending machine on your back! The pack comes equipped with three chambers: one for ice and two for beverage storage. Ekblad and Wilson are raising money to finalize their prototype. prohibitiontechnology.com
Find this article and a lot more in the 2016 “Student Innovation @ the U” report. The publication is presented by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to celebrate student innovators, change-makers and entrepreneurs.