FIRST PLACE: Team Adhere Tech, United States

Team Adhere Tech won the first edition of Healthcare innovation World Cup and received a check for $50,000 prize money sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.

AdhereTech has created patented smart pill bottles that improve medica-tion adherence. These bottles measure the exact number of pills (or amount of liquid) in the bottle in real-time, wirelessly send this HIPAA-compliant data into the cloud, and remind patients to take their medica-tion via phone call or text message. These bottles also record and send granular adherence data that holds value for many parties in healthcare.

Visit www.adheretech.com for more information.

 

 

SECOND PLACE: Team IIT KGP, India

Team IIT Kgp from India finished second after a closely fought final of the first edition of Healthcare innova-tion World Cup and received a check for $10,000 prize money sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.

Team IIT Kgp developed a non-invasive blood glucose measurement device, based on photoacoustic spec-troscopy, to enable painless, sample-free and accurate glucose measurement for diabetics. A photoacous-tic measurement apparatus has been constructed, and the system has been verified in vitro on glucose so-lutions. Initial measurements performed on tissue have provided an accuracy of nearly 70% on comparison with reference measurements. A portable prototype device is currently being developed for wide-scale use

 

 

THIRD PLACE: Team Smart Sense, India

SmartSense has developed a multianalyte sensing device that can sense all the metabolites necessary for the management of diabetic ketoacidosis in a single prick. The device is designed to reduce the pain and the economic burden faced with every episode of DKA.

SmartSense walked away with a $5,000 prize money sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.

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