Six startup bioscience firms — all member companies of the Arizona Technology Council — have been chosen to participate in the 2016 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. They will receive $30,000 in funding support and a set of program services created to encourage entrepreneurship and help the companies develop into successful and sustainable businesses.
The companies are:
- AniCell Biotech, a Chandler company that extends the active life of animals using a revolutionary treatment that can alleviate debilitating injuries through accelerated regeneration of tissue and bone.
- Breezing, a Tempe company that has created the world’s first mobile metabolism tracker that measures an individual’s metabolism through breathing.
- EpiFinder, a Scottsdale company that has a developed app software enabling neurologists to improve the consistency of seizure classification and the accuracy of epilepsy diagnosis.
- Neolight, a Scottsdale company that uses phototherapy beds to cure jaundice in pre-term and full-term babies quickly and without side effects.
- Omica, a Scottsdale company whose Light Stream FloCell can extract a single cell or bulk cells from a targeted area, facilitating the evolution of health care toward personalized medicine.
- Symple Surgical, a Flagstaff company whose DirectAblate renal denervation system is designed to help patients living with chronic high blood pressure through a minimally invasive vascular procedure.