Pakistani startup to compete for $1.5 Million prize money in USA

The Pakistani start-up, Smart Bandage aims to revolutionize healing of wounds through wearable sensors attached to your bandage. It’s a disposable and low cost bandage that wirelessly sends vital signs of the wound to remote medical staff on their cell phones or other devices in real time.

The bandage is able to asses wound healing progress by recording Ulcer formation, Infection, Oxygen, Pressure, Temperature, Humidity, Blood glucose levels to help doctors take timely decisions.

Help This Pakistani Start-up win in USA:

Team Smart Bandage will be competing in the Rice Business Plan Competition from April 6th to 8th in Texas USA. The competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition.

It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business.

This is the 17th year for the competition. In that time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42 teams from around the world competing for more than $1.5 million in cash and prizes.

You can help this Pakistani team win the people choice award worth USD 5000 by clicking on the link and voting for Smart Bandage – University of Waterloo