Creating a More Connected Innovation Community
The Innovation Showcase has introduced numerous emerging companies to Washington's investment and startup community. These innovators have used this program to build connections outside their areas of expertise that have enabled them to achieve important milestones.
Participants have gone on to secure funding through grants or angel investors, connect with strategic partners and advisors, and gain industry and media recognition.
"Mobisante got some exposure because Brier Dudley wrote an article about the Innovation Showcase and the featured companies in the Seattle Times. It seems that quite a few groups track your event, including folks on the east coast and certainly Silicon Valley. Of all the events we have done so far, this was the best return on investment on our time and effort without question."
- Sailesh Chutani, CEO & co-founder of Mobisante
"I have to say that the quality of our interactions with a number of attendees after the event was some of the best we've ever had. It was great; thanks a ton for the opportunity."
- Ryan Luce, President & Founder of Corengi
Innovation Showcase Companies in the News
Mobisante Grabs $4.2M for Mobile Ultrasound Tools
2013 Leaders in Health Care, Innovation in Medical Devices: Mobisante Inc. brings remote control to health care
Seattle Business Magazine, 3/13
Seattle-based Cadence Biomedical gets wheelchair-bound people walking
Puget Sound Business Journal, 4/16/13
Kickstart helps paralysis patients move on their own
ABC News, 12/10/12
Medical ventures highlighted at Innovation Showcase
Seattle Times, 6/26/12
Innovation Showcase Alumni
Adeona: Mobile device tracking technology that is privacy preserving and transparent-to-the-user.
Advanced Research in Computers: A wireless, smart, and ergonomic keyboard for use with smartphones, tablets and Google TV.
Ajuga: Finds sustainable and economical alternatives to sourcing critical, fine chemicals by modifying enzymatic pathways in mint plants to produce those desired, targeted compounds.
ARZEDA: Enzyme engineering platform that has the potential to transform the chemical industry.
Assay Dynamics: Point-of-care diagnostic testing solution which enables physicians to streamline their workflow while increasing revenue.
Aqueduct Neurosciences: A medical device implant to better manage fluid pressure on the brain for hydrocephalus patients, resulting in fewer follow-up brain surgeries and their associated costs.
AquaGen Fishways: A unique system that helps fish overcome impassible dams, while generating hydroelectric power.
Back on Track: A software as a service solution to enable mental health providers to easily track patient progress over time, and to use that data to help patients stay on track with treatment - and get back on track with their lives sooner.
Cadence Biomedical: Medical device to enable people in wheelchairs to get on their feet and walking again.
Calcionics: Novel therapies for heart disease and other medical conditions that inhibit mineralization of soft tissues.
Carbon Cultures: A mobile pyrolysis unit that converts forest residue into biochar, a high-value soil amendment.
Corengi: Corengi helps patients find clinical trials that are right for them, enabling them to participate in research and accelerating medical innovation.
EchoGuide Medical: A handheld, self-contained, single-use echolocation device that enables neurosurgeons to insert catheters into the brain more accurately than with existing techniques.
ekt: An electronic key tether which proactively prevents master key loss.
Enravel: Pico projector that projects a large, rich image from smart phones or other mobile devices without added bulk.
EnVitrum: A patent-pending technology that converts low-value, waste stream glass into a high-value material that has several applications in the green building industry.
Exo Labs: Creator of a digital microscope camera that enables users to stream live images and video, capture and share content, and create annotations.
Food Chain Safety: Microwave heating solution for sterilization and pasteurization which improves food quality and safety.
GemIIni Educational Systems: An online video modeling program for improving the vocabulary and communication skills of children with autism.
Guide Analytics: An ankle bracelet and monitoring service for heart failure patients and their caregivers that enables better care management.
Halo Biopharmaceuticals: Topical, sustained-release treatment for fungal nail infections.
Hive: A wireless technology platform that increases the battery life of transceivers - with applications in medical devices, body-area networks for consumer sports and fitness, and the automotive and aviation industry.
HydroSense (Zensi): Residential water and electricity sensor.
Immusoft: Therapeutic antibody delivery platform that enables human B-cells to sustain delivery of any antibody or other genetically encoded molecule in vivo.
Impel NeuroPharma: Nasal delivery device that utilizes direct “nose-to-brain” transport.
Kaleetan Pharmaceuticals: Next generation therapeutic vaccines which activate the body's immune system.
KitoTech Medical: A cost-effective microneedle wound closure system with anti-scarring properties.
KineMotion Health: Bringing gamification and the power of Microsoft's Kinect platform to physical therapy. A solution that seeks to improve patient's home exercise and increase compliance and give physical therapists tools to monitor patient progress.
LegSim: Legislative simulation tool for high school and college students which results in higher test scores and improved critical thinking.
LightScan Technologies: An ultra-thin, flexible endoscope with exceptional imaging capabilities.
Lite Touch: Disposable force sensors for clinicians.
LumiSands: An environmentally friendly and cost-effective substitute for rare-earth element derived phosphors used in lighting.
Matrix-Bio: A diagnostic which identifies the metabolic signature of breast cancer in patient blood samples earlier and with more sensitivity than current diagnostics.
Mayfield Bioscience: Accurate diagnostic for asymptomatic Trichomonas, the world's most prevelent sexually transmitted disease.
Michelangelo: High-performing, user-friendly data mining tool.
Minetta Brook: Realtime discovery & tracking of relevant information from very large streaming data.
Mitotherix: A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center spin-out focused on developing a new class of cancer therapeutics that kill a broad range of cancers.
Mobisante: Smart phone based point-of-care ultrasound imaging systmes which are low cost, easy to use and portable.
Mobise: Bringing the data you need to your fingertips, wherever, whenever you work.
NanoFacture: An affordable DNA prep device designed for low resource field or laboratory environments.
Nanocel: Liquid cooling for computers.
NovaTheraNostics: Lipid-nano carrier platform technology that in its first application provides a safer contrast agent for MRI’s with superior imaging quality.
Otometrix: An ultrasound-based device for the accurate diagnosis of ear ache.
Paladin Innovators: Creator of a portable video production suite that enables non-professionals to stream, project, and record broadcast-quality video.
Phytelligence: Tissue culturing techniques that provide stronger plants to commercial growers.
Positron Analytic Services: An analytic device using positron annihilation spectroscopy to identify defects, voids and impurities in silicon wafers.
PotaVida: Water solar disinfection indicator for use in disaster and developing markets.
Precision Image Analysis: PIA helps physicians interpret diagnostic images more quickly, and at lower cost by shifting labor-intensive tasks to trained technicians.
Pregenen: Tools for making precise genome manipulations and custom organisms.
PROFUSA: Helping diabetics achieve glucose control by creating miniaturized, tissue-integrating sensors that are more comfortable, convenient and last 50 times longer than current glucose sensors.
Qazzow: A technology that adds a context-sensitive "Q&A help layer" atop e-commerce sites, allowing users to receive help without leaving the site or calling customer support.
Relaborate: Relaborate enables companies to create quality content at scale for their social media channels, blog, and website.
RoadWyze: Environmental road condition measurement systems that provide rich information while minimizing the need for road salt.
Saltbox: Provides organizations the ability to aggregate and analyze learning data resulting from multiple training activities.
SEngine Medicine: A platform to pinpoint genes unique to cancer cells that can then be targeted by drugs.
Shockmetrics: A noninvasive monitor for the early detection of shock.
Seattle Sensor Systems: Portable Surface Plasmon Resonance biosensor which immediately detects unknown substances in the field.
Shift Labs: Leveraging open innovation and Maker-inspired designs to bring high-impact, life-improving devices to developing nations.
SkyMill Energy: A disruptive new technology in aerospace wind power with the potential to harness a vast untapped source of renewable energy.
Smart Anesthesia Manager: Sophisticated anesthesia advisory system which improves patient safety and operating room ROI.
SNUPI Technologies: Low-power, wireless sensing and monitoring platform for residential, commercial and marine applications.
Socedo: Turning social data into warm leads.
StaticFlow Analytics: Analytical instruments and engineering support services that will ensure high quality and productivity in the algal biofuel industry.
SuperCritical Technologies: A compact, modular approach to the world’s power problem through highly efficient, flexible fuel power plants.
TimeDot: Peel it off a roll and stick it on anything; when the color changes, the time has expired.
TransformativeMed: Value-added software solutions for hospitals that allow them to better leverage their existing electronic health record systems.
V-Indicator Analytics: Advanced anomoly detection and visualization technology focused on analysing complex financial data.
Vitriosic: Organic polymer electrochromic technology that enables windows to rapidly change from opaque to transparent, reducing the need for building cooling.
Vizua: A network system producing extremely high fidelity 3D models of CT scans that can be visualized and analyzed on any hardware, from anywhere in the world.
X-Caps: New energy storage technology using carbon nanotubes and proprietary electrode coating.
Xylemed - Xylemed is bringing to market Xylemed Ember, a cloud-based electronic patient tracking and operations management system that leverages existing information systems to manage hospital workflows, improving communication and safety, while reducing expenses.