Partners & Awards

Since incorporation in April, 2012, BaseTrace (formerly known as SafeTNA) has been recognized by these organizations:

Duke Startup Challenge

Duke Startup Challenge, 2011-2012
: BaseTrace won $5,000 in the Best Clean Energy Category, finishing in the top 8 out of 118 teams.

Nicholas School of the Environment

Nicholas School of the Environment Innovation and Entrepreneurship Grant
: Awarded $10,000 for lab setup and R&D as part of the Nicholas School's EIE Grant.

First Flight Venture Center

First Flight Venture Center
: BaseTrace is headquartered in the First Flight Venture Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Cherokee Challenge

Cherokee Challenge, Class of 2012
: BaseTrace was admitted to the Cherokee Challenge's 2012 class of ventures, receiving a $20,000 investment and weekly support from the board of advisers and fellow finalists. See Press Release Here.


CED Tech Venture Conference
: BaseTrace was invited to present as part of the CED Tech Venture conference.

i2i Awards

i2i Awards - SXSW Eco
: BaseTrace attended SXSW Eco Conference in Austin, TX to participate in the i2i Awards program.

Megawatt Ventures

Megawatt Ventures, 2013
: As one of 10 semifinalists in the 2013 Megawatt Ventures, sponsored by the DoE, BaseTrace won a $10,000 grant, and will be competing for a $100,000 prize.


: BaseTrace received a $45,000 grant for NC IDEA's Spring 2013 cycle.