Recently, 113 semi-finalists were announced in the 2014 43 North $1 million business plan competition. Ten of those semi-finalists are from the Rochester area. Four of those are connected to University of Rochester technologies.
SmartDialysis (Rochester, NY) is trying to create a portable hemodialysis device to improve the lives of ESRD patients. The company has expressed interest in the possibility of licensing select technologies is interested in licensing two technologies from the laboratory of James McGrath, an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.