Portfolio of Technologies

Please use the below filters to navigate a sampling of BU’s companies and available technologies by Sector, Type (license/start-up) and Status (commercialized/seeking partnership).

Engineered Care

Ranging from clinical process improvement to cutting edge patient interaction technologies, Engineered Care improves patient care by bridging communications between the inpatient and outpatient care team, optimizing clinical workflows, and empowering patients in self-care management through its Virtual Health Educator tool.

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Infinium

INFINIUM is a development-stage company commercializing novel processes for primary production and recycling of metals, chiefly those with growing demand in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

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Mytrus

Mytrus, Inc. believes that modern technologies can enable people to safely participate in clinical trials from the convenience of their own home.

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Acpharis

Acpharis, Inc. provides both routine and innovative applications of computational methods to the biomedical problems investigated by its partners. Using proprietary tools the company: explores the druggability of target proteins selected by its partners, identifies and characterizes druggable binding sites, and selects functional groups to be used for the design of targeted compound libraries.

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Lattice

Lattice is developing bio-design automation solutions that use the principles of electric circuit design to automate the engineering of genetic circuits and bio-organisms in synthetic biological systems.

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Noblegen: Optipore Sequencing

NobleGen Biosciences is building a novel DNA sequencing instrument to enable cost effective personalized medicine, based on highly differentiated IP exclusively licensed from Harvard University and Boston University.

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Sand 9: The technology leader in precision MEMS timing

Founded in 2007 in Cambridge, MA, Sand 9 is the technology leader in precision MEMS timing. Targeting a $4+B market opportunity with its piezoelectric MEMS products—which clock wireless and wired systems in mobile, low power wireless, communications infrastructure, industrial and military markets—Sand 9 outperforms both legacy quartz timing devices and other MEMS-based solutions. Sand 9’s MEMS timing products enhance quality and performance, simplify system design, and promote space and power savings in integrated electronic systems.

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Flex Biomedical

We believe that staying active and maintaining the freedom of movement while minimizing pain is a fundamental necessity. That’s why Flex Biomedical is changing the way we diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries and disease.

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Guavus: End-to-End Streaming Analytics Platform and Decisioning Applications

Providing dynamic solutions for data-rich businesses, so you can gain a competitive advantage in creating more meaningful customer experiences. Through a new class of business analytic applications embedded with powerful data science, you have the power to immediately distill data into actionable insight

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Symphogen: A Symphony of Antibodies

Symphogen is leading the development of antibody mixture therapeutics to improve the treatment of serious human diseases. Symphogen’s growing pipeline of cancer programs reflect a new approach to fighting cancer with unique mechanisms based on multiple simultaneous attacks on tumors.

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Hemaquest: Targeted therapeutics for Blood Diseases

HemaQuest is a San Diego and Seattle-based biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary small molecules targeting specific genes that enable the treatment of serious and life threatening hematologic disorders. Currently, the Company has one therapeutic in Phase 2 clinical development – HQK-1001 for sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia.

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Sequenom: The science of investing in tomorrow

As a life sciences company, Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM) has a guiding vision: To improve healthcare by providing revolutionary genomic and genetic analysis solutions for the clinical research and molecular diagnostic markets.

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RayVio

RayVio is an early stage materials science company whose core technology was developed in the lab of Professor Ted Moustakas.

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Allegro Diagnostics: Pulmonary genomics–based diagnostics for lung cancer

Allegro Diagnostics Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative genomic tests to support the diagnosis and management of lung cancer

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Carbon nanotube (CNT) synthesis method

Technology: Efficient method to synthesize [n] cyclo-paraphenylene (CPPs) – the building blocks of armchair carbon nanotubes (CNT). The cost and

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DASH Mobile

DASH mobile is a technology enabled collaborative primary care patient-provider software platform that leverages the evidence and popularity of the DASH diet to help control hypertension.

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Robust Planarization Technique for III-nitride Materials

Planarization technique for III-nitride materials that produces fewer scratches compared to a chemo mechanical process and can achieve a 99% roughness reduction of up to 1nm without subsurface damage.

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Silverside Detectors

Silverside Detectors develops low-cost, large-volume passive radiation detectors that reduce the global threat of nuclear terrorism. The technology was developed

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Hydrogen Separation

Technique that uses a ceramic membrane to electrochemically dissociate hydrogen from water in a single process step, yielding a purity of 99.99% and a flux of 17.5 sccm/cm2.

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Aeolus

Software technology that optimizes airflow rates to achieve desired temperature, humidity level, and fresh air while reducing energy costs.

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Thin-film Solar Cell Enhancement

This technology is a thin film solar panel enhancement that increases the produced photocurrent up to a factor of ten.

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Terahertz Detectors

This is an apparatus that detects terahertz radiation through layers of materials that are opaque at other frequencies and produces high resolution images that are more accessible and less expensive.

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SICS Antivirus

SICS (Software Inspection and Certification System) provides web-based, cloud-based scanning certification for detecting vulnerabilities before they are exploited by zero-day malware for Java, Flash, Android, and more binary languages

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Self Cleaning Solar Panels

Self Cleaning Solar Panel uses an ElectroDynamic Screen that bounces off dust and cleans itself thus reducing costs and increasing efficiency.

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