COHORT 5:April-September 2022
Alertgy’s patented wearable wristband platform and application provide affordable, effective, noninvasive continuous glucose monitoring for existing and pre diabetics, and health-conscious people.
Axion Technologies has developed a patented technique for scrambling light to provide quantum random numbers, which can be used in computing applications to protect data and expand the usefulness of data simulations.
Custom Surgical offers optical systems and software that digitize medical microscopes or slit-lamps, allowing the seamless capture, storage, and broadcasting of high-quality medical imaging without blocking the binoculars.
EmGenisys’ noninvasive, onsite software test evaluates embryo health in real-time to improve pregnancy outcomes of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer (ET) up to 20%, lowering the economic burden of failed pregnancy to cattle producers and providing a revenue source for veterinarians.
LightSpeedAI Labs offers optoelectronic interconnects and lego-like processors that will address the need for increased, real-time processing of data bandwidth-intensive applications like video streaming, AI, cybersecurity, and smartNIC at low-power.
MEET OPTICS is a specialized photonics search hub that enables researchers and engineers to find and compare products and technologies from trusted suppliers in minutes instead of weeks.
Quantopticon creates automation software tools supporting the rapid, cost-effective development of high-quality, peak-performing quantum photonic devices, which are key to the emerging quantum technology industry.
Stratio produces AI-assisted visible and infrared imaging solutions for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS), medical imaging, precision farming, forensic, and food/plastic sorting.
COHORT 4:April-September 2021
Layer Metrics is enabling reliable metal additive manufacturing with its precision measurement and optical inspection system that captures every critical data point of every layer, in real time.
Momentum Optics is developing a disruptive manufacturing technology that enables rapid fabrication of technically challenging optics, achieving 5x faster production and at least 10x lower costs.
PreAct Technologies’ TrueSense™ sensors make it possible to angle car seats away, deploy airbags earlier, and raise the car suspension just before a crash occurs, to vastly reduce injuries and deaths.
COHORT 3:April-September 2020
AkknaTek’s Lens Reviewer helps eye surgeons ensure safe, accurate lens positioning and makes postoperative management of dislocated intraocular lens (IOLs) more intuitive and straightforward.
Kilo Medical Solutions’ Brise-Solette can be applied to incubators to mimic the light and sound of the womb and alert nurses when care is needed while collecting data for improved treatment.
Nordetect’s lab-on-a-chip device and test kit reduce soil testing time from days to minutes, driving faster decisions that impact crop yield and input cost while mitigating environmental pollution.
COHORT 2:January-June 2019
Augmentiqs evolutionizes the microscope with an electro-optical module that retrofits into existing microscopes, facilitating augmented reality of the eyepiece and live-image capture of tissue samples.
Circle Optics has completely eliminated stitching (the process of aligning multiple images pixel-by-pixel to create a unified image) through a revolutionary camera design, enabling shareable, immersive, real-time experiences.
Lumedica creates affordable scientific and medical instruments for diagnosing retina disease that are easier to acquire, transport, and use in optometry offices and field clinic settings all over the world.
Organic Robotics Corporation has developed a stretchable smart material that can sense its own shape and measure surface pressure, giving robots a sense of touch for a variety of commercial applications.
Ovitz captures over 64 unique data points to characterize a patient’s visual function with high accuracy, providing individualized vision correction not possible with other methods available today.
COHORT 1:January-June 2018