TechConnect Innovation Program

iDropper: an adherence solution to improve ocular medication delivery

Care Team Solutions, Kentucky, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A critical public health concern is mismanagement of medications, which all-too-often exacerbates diseases and multiplies comorbidities. We are creating a novel, multi-drug ophthalmic medication management system serves to improve adherence to eye drop medicince.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The iDropper adherence toolset addresses all of these adherence barriers for ocular medications to create the most comprehensive and user friendly adherence system to support glaucoma patients self-managing eye drops.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 752

Website: www.medsignals.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Phase I SBIR Grant
Award # R43EY023122
Amount: $204,887
Period: 09/30/13-09/29/14
Sponsor: NIH/NEI
Title: A Novel Adherence Technology for Ophthalmic Medications

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners