Top Teams 2018

1-page business summaries

4th Phase
4th-Phase has a patented water technology that improves crops yield with a modular turnkey device compatible with existing indoor farm operations.

A-Alpha Bio
A-Alpha Bio aims to improve clinical trial success rates by helping pharmaceutical companies fully characterize their drug candidates in the preclinical stage.

ACBI, Automated Continuous Bladder Irrigation
There is a need to relieve the urologic nurses’ monitoring duty of continuous bladder Irrigation treatment to make the treatment less time intensive, expensive and reduce risk of complications for patients.

Anophelseize is an efficient, low-cost capturing device for male mosquitoes of the species Anopheles gambiae to be used for field research in malaria zones.

Bite Block
Bite Block is an easily securable tool for proceduralists performing oral invasive operations such as endoscopy.

BWB Hydration
Prevention of unnecessary mortality of children due to diarrheal disease by providing a low-cost, easily accessible diagnostic tool for determining the best treatment options for dehydration in low-resource areas.

With the power of machine learning and human connection, Chatback will bring emotional wellness skills to millions of people and will enhance the quality of emotional support online.

Chomastat aims to reduce the amount of time and effort needed to maintain cell cultures used in biotechnology with a low-cost closed loop control system that allows users to precisely control culture conditions.

CoreView provides a fundamental improvement in pathology through automating the preparation of a needle biopsy specimen.

DermaDot is a non-invasive, simple topical allergy and skin reaction detection mobile application.

ElectroActive provides an advanced wound care device known as the Electrochemical Scaffold, which accelerates healing in chronic wounds by producing a continuous, localized, low concentration of biocide that inhibits bacterial pathogens and biofilms without the use of topical antibiotics.

Epi-N is an application that enables epinephrine users that are at risk to suffer from an allergic episode to receive the help they need to survive an episode.

EsoCool provides way to prevent thermal injury to the esophagus during radiofrequency ablation for patients being treated for atrial fibrillation that leads to decreased risk of left atrial-esophageal fistula.

FlushCut will aid in the cutting of the fibula bone during reconstructive surgery.

FreedomFit is a dynamic and shape-changing transvaginal orthotic support (a “pessary”) to treat pelvic organ prolapse — a condition that affects up to 50% of women in their lifetime.

Heart on FHIR
Heart on FHIR is a novel software technology that enables doctor-patient communication and patient data capture and visualization that will empower providers to remotely monitor heart failure patients, reducing the patient’s time spent in the hospital.

Luna Medical
At Luna Medical, we have devised a novel solution to rectify current deficiencies in treating the scapholunate ligament tear in the wrist that will hold the bones in place better and prevent gapping post-surgery to avoid future re-intervention and improve patient quality of life.

MyGuardian is an affordable, drone-based, on-demand safety escort service.

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

OLA Simple
OLA Simple strives to be the global leader in cost-effective, rapid, point-of-care technology platform for detecting single nucleotide polymorphisms in nucleic acids, with the potential to revolutionize the diagnostics, prognostics, and theranostics for genetic disorders and conditions.

OstomyTech provides an easy 3D stoma mapping system, helping ostomates to care for themselves from the comfort of their own home, allowing more comfort and confidence to be active in their world.

FASCIO by Tensure is an assistive surgical device that promotes consistent suture tension in order to mitigate the incidence of incisional hernia



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