Previously funded E-Team grants
Stage 1 E-Team Program grantees (receiving $5k each):
|Stage 2 E-Team Program grantees (receiving $20k each):
Acomni, LLC (University of Arizona)
A thermostat monitor able to learn the characteristics of each house and, based on the weather forecast and a user-defined schedule, provide up-to-date energy usage and cost predictions and make recommendations.
BetaVersity (North Carolina State University)
A provider of student invention spaces--places where students can develop ideas and form ventures--at universities and colleges across the country.
Byrd on a Twigge - Sense™ (Texas A & M University)
An Android smartphone add-on equipped with sensors that allows the user to measure various things—temperature, humidity, air quality, etc.—and view readouts on the phone.
CheckMate: Disposable Timers For Healthcare Events (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
A color-changing, disposable sticker that lets medical personnel know when a commonly used device—IVs, wound dressings, catheters—needs to be replaced.
ChitO2-Clot (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
A wound dressing that rapidly absorbs the blood from an injury and forms a clot to fill the empty area.
Effuelent (University of Cincinnati)
A new technology able to separate fats, oils and greases, useful as biodiesel feedstocks, from trap grease sourced directly from the traps and from skimmers in wastewater treatment plants.
Fostail BioSystems LLC (University of Idaho)
A new technology that significantly improves the production of ethanol by reducing fermentation time from days to hours and increasing ethanol yield by 5%.
Grow Energy (San Diego State University)
A 100% carbon-neutral power generation system for residential and commercial buildings that grows algal biomass using solar power and then burns it to create electricity and heat.
HMSolution (Brown University)
A water filtration system that reduces arsenic and heavy metals concentrations to safe levels and requires little to no maintenance for 10+ years.
iCRAFT (Northeastern University)
A robotic arm for quadriplegics or other people unable to feed themselves that allows the user to select items using his or her eyes and return them to the table in real time.
JustMilk (University of California, Berkeley)
A means of administering drugs and nutrients to breastfeeding infants in developing countries via disintegrating tablets.
NutrAssess Technologies (Johns Hopkins University)
A mobile-phone-driven device that rapidly assesses childhood malnutrition in the developing world.
OttoClave (Case Western Reserve University)
A new autoclave, designed for rural health clinics in South Asia, which simplifies the sterilization process by giving users instructions in their native language and telling them when instruments are completely cleaned.
ProVazo (University of Virginia)
A minimalistic device that allows for pain-free blood sampling.
SmarTummy: A Dynamic Abdominal Examination Simulator (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
A training device, designed for medical students learning how to conduct an abdominal palpation exam, which consists of a manikin torso embedded with a series of inflatables that replicate the tactile feel of a variety of abdominal ailments.
SympSolutions (Johns Hopkins University)
A device, designed to treat hypertension, which uses ultrasound to eliminate the function of the carotid body, a small organ known to play a role in patients with severe hypertension.
The MadiDrop: A novel means to provide simple, safe & affordable drinking water (University of Virginia)
A new point-of-use water filtering technology for the developing world that consists of a porous ceramic disk that releases silver at a controlled rate, eliminating microbial pathogens.
Trash 2 Cash-Energy (University of South Florida)
A catalytic process that turns an environmentally harmful byproduct of decaying garbage into fuel that could powers the fleet of garbage trucks.
Awair: Breathe Better Technology (Stanford University)
A device that reduces the pain and discomfort of an endotracheal tube by applying local anesthetic...
Disease Diagnostic Group (Case Western Reserve University)
A handheld malaria diagnosis device that provides a diagnosis in one minute with one drop of blood...
Hole Patch (Case Western Reserve University)
A non-toxic solution for cold-weather pothole repair that is faster, simpler, and cheaper than...
Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling (NRU), LLC (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
A technology to recover high-grade phosphorous from wastewater for use in agriculture and industry...
PoraDerm (Vanderbilt University)
An implantable, synthetic, biodegradable scaffold designed to help diabetic ulcer patients heal...
Innoblative Designs (Northwestern University)
A radiofrequency ablation probe designed for the unique challenges of breast cancer. The team:...
Rural Trade Communications (University of Colorado at Boulder)
An off the grid communication platform, supported by subscription fees, that will allow direct...
OncoFilter (The Ohio State University)
An easy-to-use screening kit which identifies certain forms of cancer during a (high risk) patient'...
PharmaCheck (Boston University)
A device to quickly and accurately screen medicines in the developing world to find out whether or...
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