CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a privately-held, Cleveland-based medical device company, has been acquired by major global medical device company Medtronic. The acquisition will further advance electrocardiographic mapping technology initially researched and developed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University’s Case School of Engineering and licensed through the university’s technology management office.
CardioInsight further developed a non-invasive advanced cardiac mapping system to map electrical disorders of the heart. The company’s ECVUE system is the first non-invasive mapping system to provide simultaneous, 3-D, multi-chamber mapping and localization of cardiac arrhythmia.
Mark De Guire, associate professor of materials science and engineering, has been elected to the 2015 class of fellows of ASM International.
ASM is the world's largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with more than 30,000 members worldwide. Fellowship within the organization represents one of the highest honors in the field of materials.
De Guire was specifically honored for his significant contributions in the synthesis, processing, phase equilibria, defect structure, and characterization of functional ceramic films for electrical, magnetic, optical and energy applications.
Renovations on the first phase of Case Western Reserve University’s think[box] are nearing completion in time for launch this fall. The expanded innovation center was featured recently in the Cleveland Plain Dealer—learn more and see how the transformation of the former Lincoln Storage building is taking shape!
Members of Northeast Ohio’s tech and medical communities are invited to participate in the first annual Cleveland Medical Hackathon Sept. 26-27 at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland.
The event, presented by Nesco Resource, will bring together programmers, doctors, patient advocates and entrepreneurs for a weekend of creativity and collaboration. Participants will be challenged to apply innovation and technology to problems facing health care.
Case Western Reserve University’s innovation center think[box] recently celebrated its 100,000th visit.
The milestone guest was Case Western Reserve undergraduate Ben Roytenberg, who took home a custom “think[box] 100,000” shop apron to commemorate the visit.
Think[box] opened its doors in Glennan Hall in 2011, giving the campus and regional community access to equipment and resources for turning ideas into inventions. This fall, the university will begin moving think[box] into its permanent home—a seven-story, 50,000-square-foot innovation hub.