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.
Health Care Originals (Rochester, NY) is negotiating a license for a safe, non-invasive, and accurate system to monitor asthma symptoms developed by Hyekyun Rhee, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in the School of Nursing) and Mark Bocko, Ph.D. (Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
HCO won the Mark Ain Business Model Competition in 2013, and was recently named one of 40 semi-finalist s in the 2014 Make It Wearable Challenge by Intel (Development Track).