Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes
Christina Tamer offers guidance on how early-stage startups can avoid making business and ethical mistakes.
How Participating in a Competition Can Help Your Biomedical Startup
Biomedical startup competitions are an excellent opportunity for young innovators to validate their idea, network with peers and industry, and most importantly, earn much-needed funding.
Five Models for Scaling Up a Global Health Venture
A new guide published by USAID offers a variety of approaches that global health innovators can use when scaling up their ventures.
So, You Want to Be a Global Health Innovator?
Take a look at these six tips for global health innovators. They may help you plan out your next steps with greater clarity.
E-Team NeoVent offers advice to other student entrepreneurs
The NeoVent team shares advice for other student entrepreneurs.
Xcelerator Workshop Insights: Unexpected Pathways to Breakthrough Solutions
Encouraged by the business strategy experts leading the workshop, the team began to think beyond the options they had previously considered.
E-Team Saving Lives by Safeguarding the Efficacy of Pharmacopeia
The top ten causes of death in developing countries take an estimated 5.25 million lives each year. Many of these deaths caused by illness or disease are preventable.
Are We Diluting BME Capstone Design?
Has the pendulum swung too far from rigorous design education to entrepreneurial education?
Intelliwheels: Why not gears for a wheelchair?
Intelliwheels joined the E-Team cohort in 2011 and won a $20,000 grant followed soon after with $30,000 from the MIT/Lemelson business competition. They pooled the funds to build a small fleet of prototypes.
The VentureWell List
The VentureWell list. 2014 was a banner year for VentureWell. 2015 looks to be even more exciting. We changed, and our innovators achieved new milestones.
AYZH delivers health solutions for women in India
AYZH provides health solutions to impoverished women in India and around the world.
Xcelerator in Malawi: Innovations to save lives at birth
VentureWell’s 8th Xcelerator program was held in Malawi to strengthen innovations to save lives at birth.
AWAIR: Reducing Discomfort for Patients on Ventilation
Reducing discomfort for patients on ventilation. AWAIR’s Wyshbone catheter delivers anesthetic, reduces need for sedation.
D-Rev: Affordable Prosthetics for the Developing World
D-Rev is developing affordable prosthetics for the developing world, such as their $80 prosthetic ReMotion Knee.
Avitus Orthopaedics: A New Tool for Harvesting Bone Grafts
Avitus Orthopaedics has developed a new tool for harvesting bone grafts for spinal fusion procedures.
Sproxil fights fakery that threatens health
While Sproxil continues to garner success in the pharmaceutical industry, its technology now protects products in over 10 industries.
Pumani (formerly Infantair): Helping babies breathe
In 2006, a team from Rice University traveled to Malawi to explore clinical challenges in caring for premature babies with the goal of turning those challenges into a design project.