Advanced Endovascular Therapeutics

Stage: 
In formation
Market: 
Endovascular treatment global market of cerebral aneurysms
Advanced Endovascular Therapeutics offers a technology that promotes blood vessel healing as well as reduce the risk of blood clots without the use of the anti-platelet drugs

Behavioral Diagnostics, Inc.

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Market: 
Substance Use Diagnostics
Behavioral Diagnostics Inc. uses their years of experience in genetic research to help identify, manage, and even prevent substance abuse.

CartilaGen

Stage: 
In formation
Market: 
Knee rehabilitation and sports medicine market
CartilaGen offers an injectable hydrogel that repairs damaged cartilage, regenerates stronger cartilage and eliminates the development of osteoarthritis

CE-HQ

Stage: 
Product sales

During the average day medical professionals field around 25 clinical questions; generally, only a small percentage are ever pursued and even less are ever answered.

Clipse Therapeutics, LLC

Stage: 
Seed
Market: 
Delivery of proprietary, generics, over the counter drugs and nutraceuticals

Max T. Baker, PhD, Founder and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Clubfoot Solutions

Stage: 
Product sales
Market: 
Medical Device for Clubfoot
Providing affordable, patent protected, braces to cure untreated clubfoot worldwide.

Direct Spinal Therapeutics

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Spinal Cord Injuries
Direct Spinal Therapeutics has created a novel device called the I (Iowa) Patch System to be implanted in patients to relieve back pain.

ECR Logic (I-SitesMobile)

Stage: 
In formation
Market: 
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) market
ECR Logic offers a multiple-platform, Real Time Decision Pro, a mobile field-work data aggregation and manipulation application in the archaeology field.

Emmyon, Inc

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Market: 
Metabolic Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals
Emmyon is a biotechnology company that discovers and develops natural and pharmaceutical compounds that improve muscle mass, strength, exercise capacity, and metabolism.

Firefly Photonics

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
High powered mid-infrared light emitting diode (LED) market and gas sensors market
Firefly Photonics offers high power mid-infrared light emitting diodes (LED) devices for thermal scene projectors and reliable gas sensors used for detection

Geminii

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Diabetic patients and people with obesity
Geminii offers an innovative wearable device as the first non-invasive therapy for the treatment of diabetes

Healthcare Trends, Help My Pikin

Stage: 
Product sales
Healthcare Trends is a non-profit company in Iowa City that has developed a mobile Windows software application which combines an on-line and off-line electronic medical record (EMR), automated reminders and a patient identification system into one package.

IDx

Stage: 
Clinical Trials
Market: 
Retinal Imaging Diagnostics

​IDx is developing a new generation of diagnostic tools that are designed to benefit the health care system's entire spectrum of stakeholders.

Immortagen, LLC

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Cancer Genome Sequencing
Immortagen seeks to personalize cancer treatment through private tumor banking, full spectrum genetic profiling, revolutionary Clinical Decision Support algorithms, and advanced mouse models for drug research and development.

Infondrian

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Radiation Therapy Monitoring
Infondrien’s Computer Assisted Treatment Event Recognition Software (CATERS) works to automate the review of radiation treatments, substantially lowering the risk of harmful incidences for patients.

InnoBioPharma

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Market: 
Drug Discovery and Development
InnoBioPharma has developed several novel drug candidates that are particularly effective against aggressive cancers that lack effective drug therapy.

iotaMotion

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Hearing devices
Developing a cochlear implant positioning accessory that enables remote electrode advancement as hearing deteriorates over time

Iowa Approach

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Ablation Catheters
Iowa Approach is working to make atrial fibrillation ablation safer, faster, and more accessible for millions of people.

MedFace

Stage: 
Product Development

Medical indications using cell phone flash & capture of facial and eye responses. Includes cloud hosting of data and analysis software

NanoMedTrix, LLC

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Contrast Agents for Imaging
NanoMedTrix is developing the first commercially available multi-modal contrast agents for both research and clinical markets.

NATUREmiRI

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
microRNA Inhibitors
NaturemiRI has developed a plasmid-based miRNA inhibitor that will help bring about a new generation of miRNA tools.

NeedleEye Medical

Stage: 
Product Development

Between 6-12 million needle-based procedures take place annually in the US. Unfortunately over 1,000 people die every year because of complications that arise from needle insertion. Inaccuracy during these procedures causes bleeding, serious infection, and collateral injuries.

Nuclease Probe Technologies

Stage: 
In formation

Rapid and inexpensive assays that selectively identify bacterial pathogens by detecting unique properties of their nucleases. These assays will have many applications including water and food testing and also as infectious disease diagnostic assays.

Ohana Vaccines

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Our primary goal is to provide strong immuno-therapeutic vaccines by employing our prime-boost protocol to improve recurrent prostate cancer patients’ survival rate without penalizing patients’ quality of life.

Pani Clean

Stage: 
In formation
Market: 
Water desalination/solar energy production
Pani Clean offers technology that uses sunlight and photoactive electrodes to generate electricity and clean water from salty water such as wastewater and saltwater.

pxAlpha, LLC

Stage: 
Product Development

PxAlpha is developing a revolutionary rotating shield brachytherapy device that selectively targets cancerous cells, with minimal side effects. Prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in males, only behind skin cancer, with over 238,000 new cases every year.

RAMDO Solutions

Stage: 
Product Development
RAMDO gives organizations the ability to obtain an optimum design prior to prototype development, reducing product development costs.

SantosHuman, Inc.

Stage: 
Product sales
Market: 
Human Modeling Solutions
SantosHuman has developed SANTOS, a biomechanical computer-based human that predicts things such as static posture, dynamic motion, joint strength, and fatigue.

Tansna Therapeutics

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical

Tansna Therapeutics, Inc., is a drug discovery and development company focused on novel therapies for the treatment of CNS disorders, with an initial focus on epilepsy.  The company has identified a library of proprietary compounds that are derivatives of the marketed anesthetic propofol.

Via-Wise

Stage: 
Product Development
Market: 
Trucking, driverless vehicles
Via-Wise offers evidence-based weather assessment mobile applications for commercial trucking, autonomous vehicles, internet map routing services, and other innovative markets

VIDA Diagnostics Inc.

Stage: 
Product sales
Market: 
CT Image Analysis
VIDA Diagnostics provides software solutions that unlock the power of high-resolution lung CT images.

Viewpoint Molecular Targeting

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Market: 
Cancer Diagnostics and Therapies
Viewpoint Molecular Targeting, LLC develops pharmaceutical drugs for diagnostic imaging and therapy for cancer.

Virtual Systems Engineering

Stage: 
Product sales
Market: 
PCB Design

Virtual Systems Engineering (VSE) focuses on software for coordinating and integrating various aspects of printed-circuit-board (PCB) design and analysis.

Voxello

Stage: 
Pre-Clinical
Market: 
Alternative Communication Device

Voxello, LLC provides methods, services, and devices to help caregivers more effectively communicate with their patients.Voxello has used over 25 years of clinical experience and research with severely disabled patients to create the Iowa Smart Switch, a device that allows patients, who are unabl