Felipe Gomez del Campo

  • NASA iTech Selects Top Three Teams in Innovation Competition

    NASA iTech has selected the top three teams out of a group of 10 finalists for their innovative technology projects and ideas that may improve future deep space exploration and life on Earth. NASA iTech is a collaborative effort to find and foster innovative … Read More

  • Plasma, Haptics, and Germ-Fighting Robots Win NASA iTech Challenge Cycle 3

    The NASA iTech Challenge invites companies from around the world, whether they’re in the aerospace industry or not, to bring ideas and innovations to them in the hopes of finding ways to improve space mission directorates including space travel and their mission to … Read More

  • Diving into entrepreneurship

    Felipe Gomez del Campo is an inventor, entrepreneur, and recent alum and current graduate student of Case Western Reserve University. He turned his high school science fair project in to a startup, FGC Plasma Solutions, which is working on a better fuel injector for jet … Read More

  • Top 10 NASA iTech Cycle 3 Finalists Announced

    The top 10 entries in NASA iTech’s latest call for ideas have been selected and the innovators behind those ideas are invited to participate as finalists in the NASA iTech Forum. NASA iTech is a collaborative effort to find and foster innovative solutions that aim … Read More

  • TEDx prepares for first campus conference

    On Dec. 3, TEDxCWRU will be hosting “Breaking Ground,” its fittingly-named debut conference as a TED-affiliated student group. The organization, started last year by current President Cian Desai, is Case Western Reserve University’s first foray into the world of TED Talks. The fifth and final … Read More

  • FGC Plasma CEO speaks at summit on Entrepreneurship in Mexico City

    CEO of FGC Plasma Systems, Felipe Gomez del Campo, spoke at the US Embassy in Mexico City as part of a series of innovation summits called On the Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will culminate Nov. 28 in India at the full summit. Read More

  • It turns out, clean energy sometimes is rocket science.

    Felipe is the CEO of FGC Plasma Solutions which is developing new ways to use plasma to make jet engines and other turbines more efficient. FGC Plasma’s technology reduces the amount of fuel burned in those turbines. This is incredibly important because burning fuels will … Read More

  • Plasma-assisted fueling for jets

    One of the innovators at Argonne National Laboratory's Chain Reaction Innovations Program, is Felipe Gomez del Campo, a twenty something who hopes to confirm his theory that plasma can fuel jet engines. This Miami native has been working on this project since he used it for one of his science projects. Now this millennial who has visited the White House to talk about his project is working in Chicago with a team of engineers who are putting in a lot of money and research into his idea. If this is proven to be accurate, this hardware application could potentially save the airline industry millions of dollars. Read More

  • 20 in Their 20s

    By age 23, Felipe Gomez del Campo had been to the White House, met President Barack Obama and had his startup judged by Mark Cuban. Now he operates it out of Argonne National Laboratory. Read More

  • The Chicago Inno Beat: The Big One

    We spy quite a few tech names on Crain's 20 in their 20's list, including BallotReady cofounders Aviva Rosman and Alex Niemczewski, Cleverbridge technical lead Steph Milovic, Seed CX cofounders Edward Woodford and Brian Liston, Albert.io cofounder/CEO Luke Liu, and FGC Plasma founder Felipe Gomez del Campo. Congrats! Read More


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  • Argonne selects innovators from across nation to grow startups

    Entrepreneurs from Illinois, California, New York, Texas and Missouri have won spots in an elite national program at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory to grow startup technologies. On April 18, John Carlisle announced the second cohort of Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) following an extensive … Read More

  • Science entrepreneurship competition with up to $420,000 award opens Sept. 5

    Building an energy or materials science technology is difficult. Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) can help you do that by providing business planning and technical mentorship, up to $200,000 in a fellowship grant, and up to $220,000 to spend on research work at Argonne National Laboratory. Read More

  • Clean Energy Trust Challenge Accepting Applications Until Jan. 17

    The Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge is one of the nation’s largest fundraising events for energy tech startups. This is the eight year of the program and the third consecutive year that CET has committed to invest $1,000,000 in cleantech startups in the Midwest. The … Read More

  • World-Class Mentoring

    A key component of the Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) program is business mentorship. In addition to the world-class scientific and technical support that CRI will provide innovators, participants will also get assistance in developing business strategies, conducting market research, and finding long-term financing and potential … Read More

  • Chain Reaction Innovation's First-Ever Cohort Features Diverse Set of Innovators and Ideas

    Applicants for CRI came from 22 states. About 50% of applicants were with startups; the rest were students, professors, postdocs or members of industry. The four recipients represent Colorado, Indiana, North Dakota and Ohio. Read More