ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Posted on February 26, 2016 — Kat Hinkel

February 29 – March 2: ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professions to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now in its seventh year, the Summit offers a unique, three-day program aimed at…

I-Corps Blog: Sonosolve

Posted on — Kat Hinkel

Sonosolve, one of the teams in the Spring 2016 Penn I-Corps Site Accelerator, has been documenting their experience so far.  Week 1: Catheters are used widely in medicine and surgery. Indwelling catheters may become colonized by bacteria through biofilm formation or obstructed with blood clots, proteinaceous debris, or other bodily contents requiring flushing and/or surgical…

I-Corps Blog: CPR Connect

Posted on February 23, 2016 — Kat Hinkel

CPR Connect, one of the teams in the Spring 2016 Penn I-Corps Site Accelerator, has been documenting their experience so far.  Week 1: CPR Connect, an innovative digital health technology, aims to reduce emergency response times and improve patient outcomes of cardiac arrest victims. Using a novel wearable device, our technology better locates victims of…

Y-Prize winners want to speed up beer brewing (Penn Current)

Posted on February 5, 2016 — Kat Hinkel

Drinks are on them: Alexander David, Shashwata Narain, and Siddharth Shah, students in the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, have won the 2016 Y-Prize Competition with a plan to speed up the fermentation stage of beer brewing by up to nine times. Siddharth Shah, Shashwata Narain, and Alexander David make…