Below are the selected finalists for the second annual ACC InVenture Prize competition. All teams were selected by their respective institutions to compete in the preliminary round on April 5, 2018, and five teams will advance to the televised final round on April 6, 2018. Click the link below each team to learn more about their invention or product.
InMEDBio, LLC is the creator of Phoenix-Aid, a five-layer wound dressing that meshes the ABCs of chronic wound care: Accelerating Healing, Blocking Infections, and Comforting the Wound, into one cost-effective product that is ideal for treating patients in emerging markets.
Four Growers is utilizing emerging technology and advancements in robotics to create a robot that autonomously harvests greenhouse crops, enabling greenhouse farmers to expand their operations, reduce their production costs, and increase their yields.
Chemios is a revolutionary cloud laboratory that makes chemistry research more efficient, accessible, and affordable.
DiaTech is creating a device that alerts a person with diabetes if their insulin pump is malfunctioning and not successfully delivering the desired insulin injection necessary to regulate their blood glucose levels.
Lumen uses an array of sensors and calibrated algorithms to record accurate UV readings in order to provide people with personalized UV exposure data to help them monitor their skin cancer risk.
MiResource is an online platform designed to help match patients to the right mental health care for their individualized needs.
NORI is an elongated flat iron for clothes featuring fabric-specific heat settings that removes wrinkles with ease.
Our invention is a smart, passive, battery-free inventory tag that allows location tracking of company assets for ten-fold the price of current systems.
AccuTemp by ThermaSENSE is a wearable sensor that measures athlete core temperature in real-time and prevents heat exhaustion and stroke.
Trackster is a running app created to help teams log and celebrate their training. At the core the app has a stopwatch which uses the volume buttons so workout and race times are saved automatically. Athletes can also use Trackster to log all of their general training with routes, images, partners & much more.
A first of its kind aiming device for competitive archery.
Wander Without Worry is a health-conscious, allergy-friendly meal preparation service that delivers peace of mind directly to your doorstep.
Watchdog Medical is developing a device for early detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants in the NICU.