Lancaster's Reflexion offers a portable, rapid concussion test for amateur and school sports. The three founders are tackling a problem that impacts 50 million athletes across the country, and hoping to save lives in the process.
Tech startup VitalTrax helps fill clinical trials by connecting patients, caregivers, physicians and researchers. Matching the right person with the right trial can mean the difference between life and death.
Orthopedic bone graft surgery involves the use of rods, plates, pins, putty, wires, screws and external fixation devices. These procedures (of which over 600,000 are done annually in the U.S.) often require extended hospitalization, immobilization and physical therapy. Regennera Therapeutics has a better idea: They're building a synthetic “scaffold” that regenerates healthy bone, ligaments, muscles, cartilage and blood vessels.
Device Events strives to make information about medical devices available to providers and patients. Their idea bested the field at this pitch competition that seeds startups working outside traditional tech hubs.
This iconic Pennsylvania institution has been taking startups from great idea to thriving company since 1983, contributing billions to the state's economy. Check out four businesses — one for each of BFTP's regional headquarters — taking advantage of its incubation and acceleration resources to thrive, whether developing next-generation pregnancy tests, fighting bedbugs or saving lives with stroke prevention.
The West Philadelphia institution's new Vice President of Science and Technology has a wealth of experience in both finance and the life sciences industry. He chats with Keystone Edge about taking the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem from 'good to great.'
Preventing the spread of malaria is just one of the real world problems being tackled at this innovative facility. Huck supports over 500 researchers in State College while bringing engineering expertise to the life sciences.