Second Annual Tufts New England Case Competition

July 24, 2015

The second annual Tufts New England Case Competition (TUNECC), held at Tufts Medical School on July 24th, 2015, featured 20 outstanding teams from 18 top schools from Northeast, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas. Represented institutions include: Tufts University, Harvard University, MIT, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Columbia University, University of Texas, Carnegie Mellon University, Johns Hopkins University, National Institute of Health, Pennsylvania State University, Brandeis University, University of Massachusetts, Boston University and Karolinska Institutet of Sweden.

Participants were challenged with the development of a post M&A Merck-Cubist corporate strategy. Teams were able to compete for prize money totaling $3,500 while developing their problem solving skills. The event featured a panel discussion from leading consulting firms and Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. The event was capped off with a networking session and mini-career fair featuring consultants and professionals from leading firms.

The organizers of TUNECC would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors for their generous support. This event would not have been possible without sponsorships from Back Bay Life Science Advisors, TechAtlas Group, Decision Resources Group, Simon-Kucher and Partners, The Boston Consulting Group, L.E.K Consulting, ClearView Healthcare Partners, Putnam Associates, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, and the Tufts Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

TUNECC 2015 Executive Committee

TUNECC 2015 Executive Team

Left to Right: Max Peng, Vinay Ramabhadran, Jen Nwankwo, Hailing Yang, Alexandra Taracanova

 

 

 

The Winners

First Place: Team Health Hackers , MIT

And 2nd Place Winners

Second Place: 617 Insight, Brandeis University

3rd Place Winners Team Acme

Third  Place: Acme Associates, Harvard University