Carnegie Mellon University

Startups

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ActivAided Orthotics


BioTech/Medical Devices

ActivAided Orthotics designs and develops Biofunctional Gear that optimizes posture and body mechanics. We live in, and refuse to leave, the sweet spot of human performance, where training, healing, and efficiency peak. As close to wearable physical therapists that fiber and thread can get, our posture training products are designed to get you out of pain and back to life.

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Aurochs Brewing


Food & Beverage

We set out to honor the spirit of the Aurochs, a legendary beast that roamed the wild countryside thousands of years ago. We brew with ancient, untamed grains to impart complex flavors shaped by generations of growth in the wilderness. We develop our own unique, original recipes that hark back to a time when man and beast refused to give up a life of freedom. Our commitment to quality ensures that every beer is naturally gluten-free and brewed from only the purest ingredients. We give our consumers the right to choose something wild and untamed because, much like the Aurochs, our beers are Never Domesticated. Always Free.

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Duolingo


Education

Duolingo is a freemium language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.

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Enzium


BioTech/Medical Devices

Enzium develops and markets the world's most advanced and highly specific Protease Activity Sensors, with applications inthe diagnostic and Life Science industries.Enzium’s proprietary reagent platform unleashes the power of protease biomarkers and fingerprints to diagnose disease. Enzium was a finalist in the 2011 MassChallenge Accelerator program and has investment from BioAdvance.

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PECA Labs


BioTech/Medical Devices

Peca Labs is a medical device product development company specializing in finding solutions for diseases with small patient populations. Focused initially on diseases that affect the pediatric cardiovascular system.

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PHRQL


Healthcare

Platform that provides the required patient centered care and support networks for self-managing a chronic illness.

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PlayPower


Education

Personalized learning application for children.

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Rubitection


BioTech/Medical Devices

Rubitection developed specific technology, the Rubitect, to help healthcare institutions manage pressure ulcers (PUs) more effectively by improving the accuracy of early pressure ulcer diagnosis. The Rubitect addresses the clinical problems associated with the subjective manual blanch test, the clinical standard, by providing a reliable and quantitative method for diagnosing PUs. Funded by Innovation Works.

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Vera Therapuetics


BioTech/Medical Devices

Previously known as Trucode Gene Repair, Vera Therapuetics is a discovery-stage therapeutics company developing a systemically delivered, oligonucleotide-based approach to in vivo gene editing, with an indication in sickle-cell disease.