Student startups win VentureWell grants

Mar 31 2017

Four Biomedical Engineering undergraduate teams were selected for Venturewell funding to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. Additionally, Luso Labs, an alumni team, was awarded a Stage 2 grant of $20,000.


AdneXXa is developing a sterile, reusable contraception device for women in low-resource settings.


Visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) is a common – yet unreliable – method of cervical cancer screening in low-resource settings. cerVIA’s medical device combines a speculum-fitted camera with a screening algorithm to provide clinicians with greater sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing cervical cancer.


Lumenda provides a cost-effective solution to rapidly and efficiently diagnose neonatal bacterial meningitis in low-resource settings.