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Chew it forward

Trek Gum

Trek Gum

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Clean your teeth on the go without hurting the environment

What we're about

Follow our Journey

Trek won first place and $25,000 at the Randall Family Big Idea Competition! - March 2019

Featured by Pittwire, the University of Pittsburgh's official news source. - April 2019

Trek represented Pitt at the ACC InVenture Prize competition in North Carolina! - April 2019

Trek started their student accelerator program, Blast Furnace - May 2019

Trek Gum featured in the California Dental Association Journal - July 2019

Trek Gum wins AlphaLab Gear's 2020 Regional Hardware Cup - February 2020

The Dream Team

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Emily Siegel: Founder and CEO

Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

Sam Bunke: Technical Researcher

BS Chemical Engineering

BS Biological Sciences


Univ. of Pitt. Honors College Research Fellow

4 years of combined research in sustainable material synthesis and cell development

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Sam Bunke: Technical Researcher

Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

Sam Bunke: Technical Researcher

PhD Candidate

BS Chemical Engineering


EQT Co-op and Engineering Ambassador

2 years of research focused on biodegradable polymers

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Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

MS Environmental Nutrition

BS Social Work


FoodCorps Americorps Service Member

Policy Research and Community

Organizing Intern

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Jessica DeRose: Marketing & User Engagement

Jessica DeRose: Marketing & User Engagement

Grace Traini: Sustainable Food System Specialist

BA Political Science

BA Homeland Sec. & Emergency Preparedness


Communication Consultant


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Lauren Davis: Legal Review

Jessica DeRose: Marketing & User Engagement

Lauren Davis: Legal Review

JD Candidate

BA English & Journalism


Environmental Law



Advisors

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Don Morrison

Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Eric Beckman

Brand Development

Angel Investor

Former CEO of American Eagle

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Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Eric Beckman

Technical Development

MIT Polymer Engineer

Co-Founder of Cohera Medical

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Dr. Chris Wilmer

Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Chris Wilmer

Business Development


Co-Founder of NuMat Technologies

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Dr. Charles Sfeir

Dental Advisor

Assoc. Dean of Dental Research - Univ. Pittsburgh

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