Four COE researchers named Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund Winners

Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) has granted $360,000 to nine innovative projects across the Commonwealth. This program is funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and provides grants to university researchers to help them demonstrate the commercial viability of their technologies.

Three of the Nine Organizations and researchers each receiving $40,000 in funding under the MA Seed Fund program are from Northeastern University

  • ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia, Ph.D. and Enrico Santagati (Electrical Engineering PhD Student), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Toward Connected Health for Implants Through an Ultrasonic Internet-of-Medical Things Platform”
  • MIE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, “Preliminary Clinical Data Collection of a Fused Multimodal DBT, NRI and Ultrasonic System for Early Breast Cancer Detection”
  • Tavana LLC, Sheng-Che Yen, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences and Amir Farjadian, Bioengineering PhD’15 (now postdoc at MIT), “Virtually-interfaced Robotic Ankle and Balance Trainer (vi-RABT)

Related Faculty: Tommaso Melodia, Jose Martinez Lorenzo

Related Departments:Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering