Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »
Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.
The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.
This the combination brain scanning and stimulating platform manufactured by Barcelona-based Neuroelectrics, a spinoff of Starlab, and its creators hope it’ll be at the forefront of brain science in the Boston and beyond.
Boston University’s Office of Technology Development, modeled after MIT’s Tech Transfer Center, hosted an event playfully titled: Tech, Drugs and Rock & Roll, Unplugged.