grantees

IntelliWheels

Ultra-lightweight, multi-geared wheels for manual wheelchairs

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DayOne Response

Providing people with clean drinking water after natural disasters

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SmarterShade

Smart glass designed to selectably tint a window at the push of a button

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Promethean Power Systems

Preserving perishable foods in some of the world’s most challenging conditions

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Dock Technologies

A color-changing, disposable sticker that lets medical personnel know when devices need to be replaced

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Aperture Medical

A one-time intervention at the time of creation that integrates easily into existing surgical procedures and leverages new scientific insights into vascular biology

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MarginPAT

An intraoperative imaging tool based on multispectral photoacoustic tomography, which uniquely provides contrast of tumor and non-tumor tissue based on the difference between their optical absorption properties

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Tremtex

An intervention to help Parkinson’s disease patients manage their debilitating motor symptoms

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Safe C Cesarean Section Assist Device

Safely and quickly disimpacts the fetal head during Cesarean section

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Vita Inclinata Technologies

A pendulum control mechanism to minimize the swinging motion of the cable during helicopter rescues

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Neo

A low-cost desktop computer made from a discarded mobile phone

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NIU Algae Group/Wastewater Treatment, Algae Productivity, and Biofuel

A new species of microalgae to improve municipal wastewater treatment

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SolaPur LLC

A solar-powered water purification device

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Pisces Technologies

A new method to raise shrimp sustainably

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Kinnos

An additive that colorizes bleach solution, allowing Ebola caregivers to thoroughly disinfect their clothing

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NeoVent

Affordable treatment for infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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NTi Technology

Nanoparticles that disinfect surfaces without user intervention

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Footsteps

Mobile health platform that allows patients to take control of their at-home physical therapy program

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Squirrel Devices

A geometric instrument for students with blindness

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Co Optical

A glucose monitoring device, shaped like a pair of glasses, that records the electrical signals in the skin around the eyes

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