Company News!

´╗┐´╗┐PuraCath Medical, a 2010 E-Team from Stanford University, has formed a company and is developing a catheter to reduce infection risk and enable some patients to avoid coming to the hospital for dialysis. The company has received funding from the National Science Foundation and is seeking further investment.

The Extremely Low Frequency Seismic Detector team from Virginia Military Institute, a 2007 E-Team, has successfully negotiated a license with Strata Products Worldwide, LLC, to commercialize a low-frequency seismic detector that will enable miners trapped up to 2,000 feet underground to be located in a matter of hours. U.S. Mining companies have a legal mandate to retrofit all of their life refuge chambers starting in 2013, and as a result, the VMI device will soon make its way into almost every mine in the U.S.