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2022 Prototyping Cohort

Meet the 2022 Prototyping Hardware Accelerator Cohort


Amir Salehzadeh and Rosh Ho – ClimateTech Track

AgGen is a biological systems company led by Amir Salehzadeh and Rosh Ho that processes agricultural food waste, upcycling it into nutrition for pets, livestock, people, and other products.

Apricity Solutions

Jeffrey Shen, Colin Erb and Jeffrey Green – Classic Track

Apricity Solutions developed a simple, safe, and inexpensive electrified warming blanket to prevent hypothermia in premature babies in low to middle-income countries. 

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L. Vaughn – Classic Track

Artēria is developing a wearable device and digital platform to expand the screening and monitoring of persons at risk for cardiovascular disease and major adverse limb events. 

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Barn Owl Technologies

Richard Chen – AgTech Track

Barn Owl Technologies provides farmers with a pest tracking and warning system to help growers spray fewer chemicals.

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BAS Technology

Basil Alkahtani – Classic Track

BAS Technology is developing a new, patented technology to shave yourself utilizing your smart phone.

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Victoria DiStefano – Classic Track

CardioVigi is a real-time heart detection implant that measures levels of proteins indicating heart damage and alerts users/family/first responders if these levels get too high.

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Juan Boza – AgTech Track

Equilibrate produces novel sensors and algorithms to support veterinarians and horse owners in improving care.

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InCase Technologies

Andrew Schwalm – Classic Track

InCase Technologies makes “smart” iPhone and Android cases that include high tech hardware for builders in the construction industry.

Integrated Gardening Solutions

Julian Carreiro, Luke St. Pierre-Nguyen, Samuel Herman, and Finn Witherup – AgTech Track

Integrated Gardening Solutions has designed an indoor, auto-functioning growing hub for multiple plant sizes, allowing people to garden year-round.

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Piyush Jain and Chendan Luo – ClimateTech Track

Jalavant has developed a water status measurement system comprising of a water-sensing patch (AquaDust) and a fluorescence reader. AquaDust can be used in measuring water status in soil, leaves, and synthetic membranes, and validating them against conventional tools.

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Jen Neubauer – AgTech Track

SmokeTaint has designed a polymer coated temporary row cover for grapes (and potentially other crops) to protect against wildfires. It will be made from a sustainably produced fiber that can be composted and/or reused depending on industry feedback.

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MiFood Tech

Mi Yan, Jack Ma and Eli Vicarte – AgTech Track

This robotics startup aims to provide affordable automated kitchen solutions for restaurants. The kitchen robots can automate the food-making process for restaurants, save money and human resources, enrich menus, reduce cooking errors, reduce food waste, and work 24/7.

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Jennifer Kahn – Classic Track

MODU is creating fashionable garment pieces connected by sewn-in magnets for closure. The clothing pieces are similar to building blocks or Legos and can be used to create new ensembles.

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Project Chukku

Kengo Yasue – ClimateTech Track

This startup will bring air condensing technology that uses the latest nanotechnology to the market in order to extract water efficiently.

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Raw Butta

Shevori Gene – AgTech Track

Raw Butta has created a multipurpose moisturizer made with raw shea butter that is whipped and infused with essential oils. Raw Butta provides better portability, appealing packaging, improved scent, repair and irritation relief, and smoother application process than traditional shea butter.

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ReVert Technologies, Inc.

Ryan Li and Joseph Lybik – ClimateTech Track

ReVert is launching a smart power extender that uses AI and behavior analytics to optimize power delivery and guide consumers towards energy conservation in buying and recycling eco-friendly electronics.

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Wisely, Inc.

Rachelle McCray and Charles Driscoll – ClimateTech Track

Wisely has designed technology to reduce greenhouse gas by tracking and monitoring materials, food, and the environment that play a key role in food waste. The product automates the process of storing food products to alleviate human error and oversight that lead to food waste in the farming sector.