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We produce infection detecting 'smart' wound dressings utilizing novel sensing technology and a wireless connection for medical personnel

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011

Company Summary

Infection is a serious and common medical complication associated with open wounds, whether surgical or accidental. The Infect-Detect Smart Dressing is the first electronic infection detecting device. Using novel sensing tech, the system will give clinicians an immediate source of quantitative data opposed to qualitative methods used today. In the future, this technology could provide additional vital information without invasive testing.


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    Robert Benjamin Zaczek

    Ben is a fifth year senior, graduating with a BS in both bio-medical engineering and electrical engineering in April, 2012. He has extensive humanitarian experience with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and has worked in several research and product development labs over the past three years. He looks forward to a future in entrepreneurship in the medical devices industry while continuing his work with humanitarian organizations such as EWB.