Top Teams 2019

1-page business summaries

Appiture seeks to revolutionize the detection of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with a cheap and easy-to-use hardware coupled phone application.

BioMech’s GripGlove is a low-profile robotic glove that improves dexterity and grip strength for people with loss of hand function.

BWB Prosthetics
We are developing an adjustable, above-knee prosthetic socket specifically designed to accommodate changes in the residual limb of people with lower limb loss in low- and middle-income areas.

CathAlign seeks to address the process of maintaining the level of PAC transducers which ICU nurses frequently perform on advanced heart failure patients to ensure accurate clinical judgments and improve patient care.

CORE Patient Monitoring
CORE Patient Monitoring is developing an exhaled CO2 monitor specifically designed to overcome challenges presented in low-resource settings like Malawi and other countries.

Crimson Medical Solutions
We have developed a device that groups and labels intravenous (IV) lines that will help ICU nurses create a more organized, safe environment for their patients.

DevCo Diagnostics
Our project is to develop a one-step, cancer diagnostic device capable of multiplex detection from a human serum sample.

We are developing a device that aims to better allow nurses to obtain accurate blood pressure readings in Left Ventricular Assist Device patients both in the ICU and eventually in an outpatient setting.

Electrosolar Oxygen
ElectroSolar Oxygen is building a solar-powered oxygen concentrator for patients in underserved communities that is both sustainable and cost-affordable.

Elixir connects uninsured populations with healthcare services in their communities, combining in-person outreach with a mobile app.

Global Water Labs
Global Water Labs offers technical expertise to local water providers in impoverished, resource-constrained regions to pilot and scale up low-cost drinking water treatment technologies.

Hava is an air filtration product that reduces household air pollution in low-resource settings through the innovative use of coconut shells.

InOrtho offers an assistive tool to optimize physical therapists workflow and incentivize patients to complete their treatment plan by visualizing progress.

Insulin Anywhere
Insulin Anywhere is developing a portable, standalone device that provides everything needed for a diabetic to safely treat themselves with injections for up to 10 days.

The Nanodropper is an affordable, universal eyedropper adaptor that decreases the volume of oversized eyedrops to reduce cost, waste, and side effects, ultimately increasing access to expensive prescription eye medications.

Novita is an ethical online marketplace that connects older adults and family caregivers to vetted service providers after an acute hospital stay or medical event.

Optheia enables patient-doctor interactions outside of the clinic by building tools to make photo communication easy for patients and standardized and quantifiable for doctors.

Pallicera is overcoming the biggest barrier in pediatric medication through an enhanced taste-masking technology.

Pulmora has developed an emergency autonomous ventilator to be applied by the layperson, to a downed patient that has stopped breathing.

PuriCake is a bio-degradable urinal cake that breaks down pharmaceuticals in urine to prevent them from polluting the water supply.

RoboBeat is developing a way to enable novice medical learners to physically practice auscultating sounds to improve their diagnostic confidence and accuracy.

VakPak is reinventing the exudate and containment system for negative pressure wound therapy to allow patients to live their daily lives uninhibited.


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