Biotechnology / Health tech

Hopkins, UMD startups win BioMaryland prizes

Sonavex Surgical and Analytical Informatics each won $25,000.

Sonavex's Devin Coon at a 2014 Baltimore TechBreakfast. (Photo by Tyler Waldman)

Two startups that grew out of research from Baltimore’s universities were awarded $25,000 grants as part of the annual BioMaryland prizes this week.
Sonavex Surgical, which grew out of Johns Hopkins University research, was awarded one of the grants. The company is developing a system to improve medical professionals’ ability detect blood clots in patients after surgeries. Check out Tyler Waldman’s story on Sonavex from 2014.
The other award went to Analytical Informatics, a University of Maryland-Baltimore startup that is building a health IT platform featuring data dashboards and patient info, among other features. Check out Christopher Wink’s story on Analytical Informatics from 2012.
The awards were presented at a daylong joint meeting of the Johns Hopkins Alliance for Science and Technology Development and the University of Maryland, Baltimore Commercial Advisory Board.

Companies: Sonavex / University of Maryland, Baltimore / Analytical Informatics / Bio-Rad Laboratories

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