Northwestern Start Ups

Biotech / Biomedical

Actuate Therapeutics, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Andrew Mazar
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
 
Andrey Ugolkov
Center for Developmental Therapeutics

Acumen Pharmaceuticals

Northwestern Inventors
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

Northwestern Inventors
Gregory Dumanian
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

American BioOptics

Northwestern Inventors
Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Aptinyx

Northwestern Inventors
Joseph Moskal

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

AuraSense

Northwestern Inventors
Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
 
C. Shad Thaxton
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology

Bold Diagnostics, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Sean Connell
2016 Center for Device Development
 
Kyle Miller
2016 Center for Device Development
 
Jay Pandit
2016 Center for Device Development
 
Andrew Wu
2016 Center for Device Development

Cardiac Valve Innovations

Northwestern Inventors
Patrick McCarthy
Feinberg School of Medicine
Division of Cardiac Surgery

Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Stephen Miller
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology-Immunology
 
Lonnie Shea
McCormick School of Engineering (formerly)
Department of Biomedical Engineering

DuoGuard, Inc.

Elliot Hirsch (formerly)
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Exicure

Northwestern Inventors
Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
 
C. Shad Thaxton
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology

Gold Coast Therapeutics, Inc

Northwestern Inventors
Anthony J Schaeffer
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology
 
David J. Klumpp
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Urology and Microbiology-Immunology

Praveen Thumbikat
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Urology and Pathology

ImmunoChem Therapeutics, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Martin Watterson
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology

Innoblative Designs, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
David Mahvi
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Integrated Protein Technologies, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Neil Kelleher, PhD
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Departments of Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry

MAKO Surgical Corporation (Acquired by Stryker)

Northwestern Inventors
Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nanocytomics

Northwestern Inventors
Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nanosphere (Acquired by Luminex)

Northwestern Inventors
Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Naurex (Acquired by Allergan)

Northwestern Inventors
Joseph R. Moskal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nerites (Acquired by Kensey Nash)

Northwestern Inventors
Phillip B Messersmith
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (formerly)
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern Global Health Foundation

Northwestern Inventors
David Kelso
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Ohmx Corporation

Northwestern Inventors
Thomas Meade
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Opticent Health

Northwestern Inventors
Hao Zhang
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering
 
Cheng Sun
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pamdeca, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Olga Volpert
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology
 
Jack Henkin
Northwestern Medicine
Center for Developmental Therapeutics

Panther Biotechnology

Northwestern Inventors
Sui Huang

Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Preora Diagnostics Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Resonance Medical

Northwestern Inventors
Claus Richter

Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology

Rhythm Solutions

Northwestern Inventors
Rishi Arora
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Cardiology

Sintact Medical Systems, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Patrick McCarthy
Feinberg School of Medicines
Division of Cardiac Surgery
 
Dean Ho
McCormick School of Engineering (formerly)
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Surgical Innovation Associates

Northwestern Inventors
John Kim
Feinberg School of Medicine
Plastic Surgery Division

TRACT Therapeutics, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Joseph Leventhal
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Transplant Genomics

Northwestern Inventors
Michael M. Abecassis
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Surgery and Microbiology/Immunology

Ulara Therapeutics, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Richard Silverman
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
 
Dimitri Krainc
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Neurology

VesselTek BioMedical

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

Viamet Pharmaceuticals

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

Communication and Information Technology

4C Insights

Northwestern Inventors
Alok Choudhary
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ear Machine, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Andrew Sabin
School of Communication
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

FOM Networks

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

Nanjee

Northwestern Inventors
Aleksandar Kuzmanovic
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Narrative Science

Northwestern Inventors
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

Northwestern Inventors
Prem Kumar
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Stochastic Optimization Technologies

Northwestern Inventors
Sanjay Mehrotra
McCormick School of Engineering
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Swift Education Systems

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

Ziena (Acquired by Artelys)

Northwestern Inventors
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

Design and Robotics

MDAR

Northwestern Inventors
Oliver S. Cossairt
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

StarSight, Inc.

Northwestern Inventors
Hooman Mohseni
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Physical Sciences and Nanotechnologies

iNfinitesimal

Northwestern Inventors
Horacio Espinosa
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Lilac Solutions

Northwestern Inventors
Christopher Wolverton
McCormick School of Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

NanoAl, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
David C. Dunand
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
 
David N. Seidman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

NanoIntegris (Acquired by Raymor Industries)

Northwestern Inventors
Mark Hersam
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Material Science and Engineering

NuMat Technologies

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

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

PanaceaNano

Northwestern Inventors
Sir Fraser Stoddart
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry

Polyera

Northwestern Inventors
Tobin Marks
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Questek

Northwestern Inventors
Greg Olson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Material Science and Engineering

SiNode Systems

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

Tanvas

Northwestern 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

TERA-print, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Zzyzx Polymers, LLC

Northwestern Inventors
Philip Brunner
Zzyzx Polymers, LLC
 
John Torkelson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Materials Science and Engineering