6 Seriously Cool Health Care Innovations Ready to Prove Their Worth

by Jared Shelly | February 9, 2016 12:18 pm

UC Science Center Accelerator

From left: Christina Lopes of the One Health Company; Saurabh Radhakrishnan of GraphWear; and Michele Marcolongo of InvisALERT.

You can’t help but root for the companies in the latest class of the University City Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator. A patch that analyzes sweat to measure dehydration? Using a smartphone to better treat burns and bruises? Enrolling pets in clinical trials for cutting-edge therapies? Yes please.

Six early-stage healthcare companies have been accepted into the second class of the UCSC health accelerator from a pool of 69 applicants. They’ll receive up to $50,000 in funding along with professional mentorship and networking opportunities with local insurers, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and research institutions. During the 12-month program, they’ll also get membership to the Science Center’s Innovation Center @3401.

A few fun facts before we meet the six winning companies.

Here’s the class of 2o16:

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Endnotes:
  1. Dreamit: http://dreamit.com/
  2. Grand Round Table: http://www.grandroundtable.com/
  3. GraphWear Technologies: http://www.graphwear.co/
  4. InvisALERT Solutions: http://www.invisalertsolutions.com/
  5. Oncora Medical: http://oncoramedical.com/
  6. One Health Company: http://www.theonehealthcompany.com/
  7. Tissue Analytics: https://www.tissue-analytics.com/
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