Not all KU technology is as big a commercial success as Abilify®, but it’s a great example of how innovation, research and protecting intellectual property are helping society and funding further research at KU.
Edissey LLC is focused on manufacturing and distribution of remote controlled small multi-propeller aerial flying vehicles, e.g. helicopters with four propellers. The helicopters are envisioned to be used in several application including surveillance of: national border; disaster monitoring and recovery; security and sports. The company will also pursue the toy helicopter market.
Innara Health TM formerly KC BioMediX, Inc. is a medical device company that was established to commercialize technologies developed at the University of Kansas for the care and treatment of infants born prematurely. Specifically, the company is developing medical devices based upon technologies that measure, monitor and develop the non-nutritive suck – an essential building block in an infant’s development of the coordinated sucking, breathing and swallowing capability needed for independent oral feed.
Treepple LLC is an innovative automated application system built on open source software that dynamically tailors news based on an individual’s geolocation in combination with personal health history, health interest, and personal health record, provides the user with medication reminders, event warnings to selected caregivers and a platform for media outlets to deliver customized news and intimately tailored advertising.