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Northwestern Start Ups

Biotech / Biomedical

Acumen Pharmaceuticals

William Klein
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology

Grant Krafft
Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry

Advanced Suture

Gregory Dumanian
Feinberg School of Medicine

American BioOptics

Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Biomedical Engineering

AuraSense Therapeutics

Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry

C. Shad Thaxton
Feinberg School of Medicine. Department of Urology

Citrics Biomedical

Guillermo Ameer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company Inc.

Stephen Miller
Feinberg School of Medicine

Lonnie Shea
McCormick School of Engineering

Genami

Richard Burt
Feinberg School of Medicine. Department of Medicine

InnovaGem

Dean Ho
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Biomedical Engineering

MAKO Surgical Corporation

Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nanocytomics

Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nanosphere

Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry

Naurex

Joseph R. Moskal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Director of the Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University

Nerites (Acquired by Kensey Nash)

Phillip B Messersmith
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern Global Health Foundation

David Kelso
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Biomedical Engineering

Ohmx Corporation

Thomas Meade
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry

ORA

Arthur Neufeld,
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology

Pioneer Biosolutions, Inc

Lonnie Shea
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering

ProSorp BioTech

Guillermo Ameer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Biomedical Engineering

Proteostasis Therapeutics

Richard Morimoto
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology

Renu Therapeutics, LLC

Shu Q. Liu
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Rhythm Solutions

Rishi Arora
Feinberg School of Medicine, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute

Sartash LLC

Jonathan Leis
Feinberg School of Medicine

Transition Therapeutics

Linda Van Eldik
Feinberg School of Medicine. Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Martin Watterson
Feinberg School of Medicine. Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry

VesselTek BioMedical

Guillermo Ameer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Biomedical Engineering

Viamet Pharmaceuticals

Thomas O'Halloran
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry

Communication and Information Technology

4C Insights

Alok Choudhary
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Allvoices

Larry Birnbaum
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kris Hammond
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Buzz Labs

Larry Birnbaum
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kris Hammond
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Catapult

Adam Goodman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Director, Northwestern University Center for Leadership

Alan Wolff
Director of Information Technology, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Ear Machine, LLC

Andrew Sabin

Hearing Aid Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Communication

FOM Networks

Vinayak Dravid
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nanjee

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Computer Science

Narrative Science

Larry Birnbaum
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kris Hammond
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


NUCrypt

Prem Kumar
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Physics and Astronomy
Director, Center for Photonic Communication and Computing at Northwestern University

Swift Education Systems

Matthew Taylor
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Weinberg Multi-Media Learning Center

Ziena

Jorge Nocedal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Fourer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Physical Sciences and Nanotechnologies

Enhanced Plasmonics

Richard Van Duyne
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry

iNfinitesimal

Horacio Espinosa

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

NanoIntegris

Mark Hersam
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Material Science and Engineering

NuMat Technologies

Randall Q. Snurr
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Chemical and Biological Engineering

Joseph T. Hupp
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Polyera

Tobin Marks
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Chemistry

Questek

Greg Olson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Material Science and Engineering

Scimplicity

Jian Cao
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering

SiNode Systems

Harold Kung
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Tangible Haptics, LLC

Northwestern University Faculty Inventors

Edward J. Colgate
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Zzyzx Polymers, LLC

Philip Brunner
Zzyzx Polymers, LLC

Northwestern University Faculty Inventor

John Torkelson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering