Awards and achievements


March 8, 2016

Twelve BME teams chosen as 2016 JH Business Plan finalists

The Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition provides an opportunity for students from around the county to take a novel idea or innovative technology and develop a business plan based around it. This year there was a big showing from Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering among the finalists. The department applauds all competition finalists and looks forward to April 1th presentations and winner selections.

Undergraduate Track: Medical Technology & Life Sciences Category

  • EchoSpine – Using Dynamic Guidance to Aid Clinicians during Lumbar Punctures
  • eXoid – Decreasing New Initiates to Prescription Opioid Abuse
  • Flapp – Improving Local Tissue Flap Design during Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plaqate – Improving Safety of Atherectomy Procedures
  • SureShunt – Reducing Revisions for Shunt Catheters
  • Tremtex – Noninvasive home treatment device for Parkinson’s Disease

Graduate Track: Medical Technology & Life Sciences Category

  • Eclipse – Percutaneous Tricuspid Annuloplasty System
  • Salient ENT – Targeted Treatment Delivery for Chronic Sinusitis
  • Mercury Patch – Targeting Monitoring of Pressure Ulcer Risk
  • uCure – A Minimally Invasive Treatment for Urethral Strictures

Social Enterprise Category Finalists

  • NeoSED – Early Detection of Neonatal Sepsis
  • NeoVate – Improving Facility Based Neonatal Vital Signs Monitoring and Risk Identification