Projects have been sponsored by these companies:
3M - Sustainable medical devices
Medtronic - Temporary pacing system
Medtronic - Wildlife tracking device
Telo - Improved mobility aid
Institute for Engineering in Medicine - Tool for pelvic surgery
Institute for Engineering in Medicine - Endoscope location monitor for colonoscopies
3M - Next-generation medical tape
Heraeus - Novel implanted device lead
Medtronic - Ablation mapping technology
Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center - Precision suturing device
Institute for Engineering in Medicine - Negative pressure protection device
Institute for Engineering in Medicine - Recycling hospital waste streams
MnDRIVE - Industrial wastewater treatment technology
Medtronic - Cardiac care procedure
Medtronic - Cardiac care device
3M - Clinical care device
Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center - Cardiac care device
Medtronic - An improved process for implanting an LVAD
Medtronic - A new procedure related to placing transcatheter valves
Medtronic - An improved blood vessel imaging device
3M - A next-generation stethoscope
CD3 - An improved boat and trailer cleaning solution
Exaltas - A device to help older adults after they fall
Rockler - A new woodworking jig
Newco - A way to measure balance in older adults
Newco - Novel in vitro diagnostics based on a urine sample
3M - New wound care closure solutions
Boston Scientific - Improved training for placing a peripheral stent
Medtronic - A better way to replace a transcatheter aortic valve
Medtronic - A new MRI compatible heart procedure device
IKC America - Product to treat veterinary injuries
Spinal Designs - Product to alleviate back pain
Agora Investment - New type of backpack
SelfEco - Self-fertilizing planter for coffee beans
3VO Medical - Birthing aid
Medtronic - Device for treating arterial lesions
Medtronic - A new device for a transcatheter heart valve
Medtronic - A sensor for cardiac ablation procedures
Agora Investment - A new inline skate concept
Digital Design Studios - A new way to treat bunions
IKC America - A product to treat athletic injuries
University of Minnesota - A new toothbrush
Medtronic - A product to facilitate transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Medtronic - A way to better access the heart for cath lab procedures
Borkon - A new product related to women's health
Shooting Lab - A new product for training basketball shooting skills
YOXO - A new toy using recycled materials
UMN CCEFP - New applications for small hydraulics
Medtronic - A monitoring system for cryoablation
EmbraSure Medical - A new way of tying the jaw shut
Tactile Medical - An active compression garment
Boread Medical Technologies - Femoral artery access device
Modiron - A new way to remove wrinkles from clothing
UMN Medical Devices Center - Monitoring anesthesia motor block
GeneSegues - Skin patch for drug delivery
Gromit & Bronk - Child stroller
Medical Devices Center - Ablation monitoring system
Medtronic - iPad product information app
Smiths Medical - Warming blanket
Smiths Medical - Vascular access
Surgical Robotics Lab - Surgical skills testing system
Fortiori Design - Exercise monitoring device
Lake Region Medical - Catheter delivered heart valve assistance device
Medtronic - Cryoablation delivery device
Orbio Technologies - Activated water solutions for food processing
South Ostrich - Device for delivering aerosol-based medications
Ethicon Endo-Surgery - Tool for colorectal cancer surgery.
Medtronic - Guide system for transeptal access in cardiac procedures.
Medtronic - Tool to assist cardiac lead extractions.
Perceptis Medical - Ear tube placement tool.
Treehouse Medical - Child friendly IV poles.
U of M Medical Devices Center - Medical device virtual prototyping system.
Best Buy - Modular display stand.
Ethicon Endo-Surgery - Surgical tool for ablation procedures in the GI tract.
GT Urological - Improvements to the ActiCuf, a urinary incontinence device.
Medtronic - Surgical tool to determine the efficacy of cardiac ablation.
Tennant - Cleaning system for the food processing industry.
VivoSense - Transplant organ viability testing and transport device.
Best Buy - An accessory that mounts a smart phone to an automobile windshield.
Boston Scientific - A new device for powering implanted sensors.
ConArgra - New packaging for Hunt's tomato products.
Ethicon Endo-Surgery - A system for improved ablation therapies.
Medtronic - A tool for assisting heart valve replacement surgery.
Vet School - A virtual reality veterinary dental training system.
Augustine Biomedical and Design - A patient fluid warming device for hospital use.
Graco - A design for high volume commercial paint mixers.
Lake Region Manufacturing - A catheter based device to facilitate treatment a of neurovascular condition.
Medtronic - A manufacturing and packaging process for stylets.
Pando Technologies - A radio frequency device for treating dental caries.
TSI - A single camera 3D imaging device.
Aeromix - Waste water aerator
Medtronic - Cardiac access device
Nesos Health - Arthritis device
Pando Technologies - Remote controlled flying machine
RivaTek - High temperature pressure sensor
St. Jude Medical - Cardiac anomaly measuring device
Medtronic - Implantation tool for pacing leads
Pando Technologies - Wearable fitness meter
SoftScope Medical Technologies, LLC - Testing and evaluation of propulsion mechanisms and user control for powered colonoscopy device
St. Jude Medical - Tool for simplifying access to the femoral artery
Tennant - Trash compaction system for hospitals
U of MN Biomedical Engineering Institute - Device and system to prevent blood transfusion errors
Devicix - Spine surgery tool
IMI Vision - Novel pneumatic systems architecture
Medtronic - Accessory for pacing lead
Pando Technologies - Sports training device
Starfire Medical - Aneurysm device
Tennant - Institutional cleaning machine for restrooms
3M - Limb compression
Arctic Cat - Snowmobile accessory
IMI Vision - On-demand ice cream dispensing machine
Pneumedics - Surgical bleeding control
Unisys - Small business software application
Venturix - Ablation catheter
3M - Wound assessment
3M - Electrodes
Medtronic - Visible Heart
Pando Technologies - Universal Printer
Probus - Nightlights and timers
Scimed - MR guided intravascular devices
3M - Multifunction electrode
Newco Neurotherapy - EEG biofeedback
Comedicus Incorporated - Imaging in the pericardial space
Hearing Components - Soundproof headphones
Andersen Windows - Novel window technology
Hormel - Food safety sensor
Introspective - Medical catheter
Geodigm - Dental scanner
Medtronic - Electrode impedance monitor
VivaCare - Emergency call system
EnduraTEC - Tissue test grips
Machine Magic - Key duplicating machine
Medtronic - Visible Heart CD-ROM
Scimed - Smart catheter product
SpineTech - Artificial disk product
Enhanced Mobility Technologies - Biorehab product
Lincages - Windows version of CAD mechanism software
Medtronic - Catheter product
Rust Architects - Ice-palace cooler
Shepherd Medical - Male contraceptives
Sulzer Medica - Arthroscopy product
Augustine Medical - Nursing home market for Augustine technology
Honeywell, Home & Building Control - Residential ventilation system
3M, Stationery and Office Supply Division - Improved Post-it Flag dispensers
Select Comfort - Improved-comfort sleep system
Soil Sensors - Next-generation soil moisture sensor
Sulzer Medica, Winterthur Switzerland - Hip surgery instrument
Horton Manufacturing - Web control product
Aetrium, Inc. - Motion platform for Integrated circuit testing machine
Augustine Medical - Skin care product
Donaldson - Engine noise control product
Spinal Designs International - Low-back pain care for people in wheelchairs
Molecular Diagnostics Lab, U of MN - Blood collection system
Horton Manufacturing - Smart clutch/brake
Irwin Publishing - CD-ROM textbook supplement
Micro-Medical Devices - Endoscope technology
Reell Precision Manufacturing - New market hinge product
3M, Home and Commercial Care Division - 2nd generation Twist 'N Fill container
Micro-Medical Devices - Endoscope technology
Toro, Consumer Division - Powered, hand-held gardening tool