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sensing system for multiple industries, provides RFID products for defense customers that can enable the military to keep track of equipment and other key assets.
MatchRx — $25,000 information technology prize. The Troy, MI-based firm has an online marketplace for independent pharmacists to buy and sell overstocked prescription drugs and manage their inventories.
Innovative Surgical Solutions — $25,000 life sciences prize. The Royal Oak, MI-based firm has developed a system that uses neuro-stimulation to monitor nerves during surgery in order to avoid nerve damage.
Hygieia — $25,000 medical devices prize. The Ann Arbor-based company is commercializing a hand-held glucose meter that helps diabetics to monitor blood sugar levels and control glucose levels with proper doses of insulin.
CSquared Innovations — $25,000 next-generation manufacturing award. The company, based in Farmington Hills, MI, is focused on lowering the cost of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries.