2022 Project


William Kohler Danon, C’22, and Lukas Achilles Yancopoulos, C’22, EAS’22
Grapevine aims to increase resilience across the health care supply chain, with a particular focus on small-to-medium businesses.

William Danon and Luka Yancopoulos, winners of the 2022 President’s Innovation Prize
2022 Project

Shinkei Systems

Saif Khawaja, W’21
Shinkei Systems, a recipient of the inaugural President’s Sustainability Prize, a sub-category of the President’s Innovation Prize, builds robotics that minimize fish waste and multiply shelf life.

Saif Khawaja, a graduate of Wharton, is one of the winners of the inaugural Penn President’s Sustainability Prizes.
2022 Project


Sarah Beth Gleeson, EAS’22, Shoshana Weintraub, EAS’22, and Julia Yan, EAS’22
Baleena, a recipient of the inaugural President’s Sustainability Prize, a sub-category of the President’s Innovation Prize, is an innovative device that captures microfibers at their laundry point source, protecting oceans and waterways.

2022 President’s Sustainability Prize winners Julia Yan, Sarah Beth Gleeson, and Shoshana Weintraub.
2021 Project


Aris Saxena, W’21, and Yiwen Li, C’21, W’21
Mobility connects patients with on-demand health care at their homes.

Mobility founders Aris Saxena and Yiwen Li
2021 Project

Lumify Care

Anthony Scarpone-Lambert, Nu’21
A nurse-founded startup, Lumify aims to ensure that all healthcare professionals have access to the tools and resources they need to excel.


Lumify founder Anthony Scarpone-Lambert on College Green
2020 Project


Nikil Ragav (W’20, EAS'20)
With inventXYZ, President’s Innovation Prize winner Nikil Ragav has created a high-tech curriculum for high school to motivate future problem-solvers.

inventXYZ founder Nikil Ragav
2019 Projects


Michael Wong (W'16)
InstaHub’s mission is to eliminate energy waste through snap-on automation that enhances, rather than replaces, existing building infrastructure. Founded at Penn in 2016, InstaHub is focused on fighting climate change through energy conservation efforts with cleantech building automation technology.

InstaHub founder Michael Wong
2019 Projects

Strella Biotechnology

Katherine Sizov (C'19) and Malika Shukurova (EAS'19)
Strella is developing a bio-sensor that can predict the maturity of virtually any fresh fruit. Strella’s sensors are installed in controlled atmosphere storage rooms, monitoring apples as they ripen. This enables packers and distributors to identify the ripest apples and fruit for their customers, thus minimizing spoilage and food waste and promoting sustainability.

Strella Biotechnologies founders Katherine Sizov and Malika Shukurova
2018 Project

Avisi Technologies (VisiPlate)

Rui Jing Jiang (W'18), Brandon Kao (EAS'18), and Adarsh Battu (W'18)
Avisi Technologies is a health-care startup that is creating a revolutionary treatment for the second-leading cause of blindness in the world: glaucoma. VisiPlate, Avisi’s nanoscale ocular implant, has the potential to transform the industry paradigm for glaucoma treatment and vision-loss prevention.


Avisi Technologies founders Brandon Kao, Rui Jing Jiang, and Adarsh Battu
2017 Projects


Sade Oba (EAS'16) and Alfredo Muniz (EAS'16)
Sade Oba and Alfredo Muniz are helping Parkinson's disease patients through XEED, a network of wearable devices that tracks the movements of limbs, syncs the data to a smart phone, and compares the results to benchmarks set by therapists. XEED will enable patients and their families to access accurate, up-to-date data as they actively fight against Parkinson's.

XEED founders Alfredo Muniz & Sade Oba in the Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Fever Smart

William Duckworth (EAS’16), Aaron Goldstein (W'16)
William Duckworth and Aaron Goldstein are continuing their work with Fever Smart. Fever Smart enables patients and healthcare providers to monitor a patient's temperature in real time and receive alerts when their temperature begins to rise to unsafe levels.

Fever Smart founders Aaron Goldstein & William Duckworth in the Singh Center