Student startups win VentureWell grants
Four Biomedical Engineering undergraduate teams were selected for Venturewell funding to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. Additionally, Luso Labs, an alumni team, was awarded a Stage 2 grant of $20,000.
AdneXXa is developing a sterile, reusable contraception device for women in low-resource settings.
Visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) is a common – yet unreliable – method of cervical cancer screening in low-resource settings. cerVIA’s medical device combines a speculum-fitted camera with a screening algorithm to provide clinicians with greater sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing cervical cancer.
Lumenda provides a cost-effective solution to rapidly and efficiently diagnose neonatal bacterial meningitis in low-resource settings.
See all the VentureWell winners below, and learn more about the program on their site.