Vladimir De Delva won $5,000 this month for his biofuel business plan for his native Haiti. De Delva was the top winner in Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business business plan contest.
Haiti Bio fuels would take inedible vegetable oils from Jatropha Curcas seeds to produce biodiesel that sells for 50 cents per gallon less than petroleum-based diesel fuel, the Business Journal reports. The plan calls for the creation of 600 jobs in Morne à Cabris, Haiti.
Other top winners came from across New Jersey, and had concepts for a tourist attraction, keyboard replacement and racing shocks rebuilder.