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4moms takes advantage of the declining costs of electronic and robotic components to develop innovative, cost-effective childcare products that make routine parenting tasks easier and improve child safety. 4moms’ products have been featured on television shows including The Today Show, The Doctors and have been shown in publications including People Magazine, and Tech Crunch.
ALung Technologies, Inc.
ALung Technologies developed the world’s first commercial artificial lung device—the HemoLung RAS. By delivering oxygen to the blood and removing carbon dioxide, the HemoLung provides safer and less expensive respiratory support than mechanical ventilation, the current standard of care.
BIOSAFE developed an Innovative anti-microbial polymer to protect surfaces from mold, mildew, fungus and viruses that has applications in textiles, water filters, construction, medical devices and more. BIOSAFE offers a powder and liquid for industrial applications and also a consumer spray to protect surfaces and fabrics.
Carmell’s technology allows the manufacture of biologically-active plastics from blood plasma to treat injuries to bones and connective tissue. These materials use the body’s own growth and regenerative factors to naturally promote tissue healing, resulting in accelerated healing and better clinical outcomes.
Columbia Northwest / Aliner (LBO Participation)
Aliner is a manufacturer of lightweight, A-frame campers run by dedicated outdoor enthusiasts. Aliner’s products come in a variety of designs with a common focus on being easy to own, easy to tow and easy to set-up, allowing customers to spend more time outdoors.
Complexa, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing therapies for the treatment of inflammatory and metabolic diseases - initial focus is placed on acute and chronic kidney disease. Complexa's human network pharmacology discoveries have revealed new classes of drug candidates that are based on naturally-occurring activated fatty acids. Their lead compounds activate the body’s own protective mechanisms against inflammatory injury and metabolic stress.
Cryothermic Systems represents the next step in cerebral cooling technologies. Cryothermic's patented immobilization and cooling element provides first responders with a simple, low-cost and effective means to rapidly lower brain temperature following heart attack, stroke or traumatic brain injury. Cryothermic's device cools faster than alternative technologies, improving the probability of a positive outcome.
DiaKine Therapeutics, Inc. (acquired by Islet Sciences)
DiaKine Therapeutics is a start-up biopharmaceutical company developing new, proprietary drugs for unmet medical needs in diabetes and complications related to diabetes. Because of their unique immune modulating and anti-inflammatory properties, these therapies may benefit people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and have potential to both stop the progression of diabetes and reverse damage already done.
Figure8 Surgical, Inc
Figure8 developed a sterna closure device that improves patient outcome using a simple, strong, and low cost alternative steel wire suture. Figure8 believes its improved sterna closure devices will result in better outcomes for patients and can be sold at prices comparable to existing wire closures due to design simplicity and unique low cost manufacturing methods.
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