Topic: Fierce 15

Sherlock Biosciences

Sherlock Biosciences

Sherlock Biosciences is “borrowing from biology” to surmount hurdles that limit today’s diagnostics, including cost and the amount of labor, equipment and infrastructure they need to return results.
Inflammatix

Inflammatix

Inflammatix is working on a series of diagnostics to assess the most serious bacterial and viral infections as quickly as possible.
egenesis

eGenesis

The world is short of transplantable organs, as the number of people in need of a transplant far exceeds that of available donors. Enter eGenesis, a company working to alleviate the shortage by genetically editing organs from pigs to make them safe for humans.
Tyto Care

Tyto Care

Tyto Care is pushing us closer to a reality many feel should already exist: being able to monitor ourselves with cutting-edge technology, have this information relayed and assessed professionally, and have a conversation with our doctor all without leaving the house.
Thrive

Thrive Earlier Detection

In the biotech world, companies are constantly looking for the next big innovation to stop or even cure late-stage cancers, but Thrive wants to make late detection a thing of the past.
Inscripta

Inscripta

This medical technology firm wants to give away its CRISPR services for free, to broaden access to genomic engineering. So how do they make money?
Tidepool

Honorable Mention: Tidepool

Committed to open-source projects, data liberation and radical transparency, Tidepool has worked to make life with diabetes easier—with its sights set on providing a straightforward, central smartphone app that can communicate with and control different insulin pumps, glucose monitors and dosing.
XACT Robotics

XACT Robotics

XACT’s hands-free robotic system is designed to “democratize” procedures in multiple ways, including by eliminating reliance on a surgeon's technical skill.
Sigrid Tx

Sigrid Therapeutics

Sigrid Therapeutics is developing a so-called therapeutic material: a fine, edible powder that interacts with the inner workings of the body mechanically, not biologically, to gently apply a brake on the body's metabolism and blood sugar intake.