Wireless health startup is first to ‘graduate’ from UCLA’s on-campus technology incubator

The technology incubator was established two years ago to nurture early-stage research and to help speed the commercial translation of technologies developed at UCLA.

From UCLA:

“MediSens Wireless, which in 2009 was one of the first startup companies selected for the UCLA on-campus technology incubator at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), has received funding from a strategic investor in the greater Los Angeles area. The young company, the first to ‘graduate’ from the incubator, will now set up its own base of operations in Northern California.

The technology incubator was established two years ago to nurture early-stage research and to help speed the commercial translation of technologies developed at UCLA. It was inspired by the success of Nano H2O, a California startup that licensed water purification technology developed by UCLA researchers and conducted proof-of-concept research at CNSI.

MediSens, which focuses on the development and manufacture of personal body-monitoring systems for medical and health applications, moved into the incubator to begin commercializing technology invented by Majid Sarrafzadeh, a professor of computer science and engineering at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and co-director of the Wireless Health Institute at UCLA…”

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