Testimonials from Entrepreneurs

NICK DAMIANO, CO-FOUNDER & CEO, ZENFLOW

“From finding us summer interns to connecting us with investors to hosting great events featuring leading medtech innovators, the Institute has played a significant role in helping us successfully navigate the early stages of building a company."

AUSTIN WALKER, CEO, INNOVEIN

“The Rosenman Innovation Award allowed our group to collect critical early validation of our device in an animal model, helping propel us to the next stage of development."

ELAINE TSENG, MD, CARDIAC SURGEON AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, UCSF. FOUNDER, REVALVE

“I received expert assessment on the feasibility of my idea and my filed IP from the Rosenman Fellows. Based on the IP assessment, the Fellows provided me with guidance on how to navigate the IP and identify areas where I could strengthen our position."

PETER EMBLAD, MD, EMERGENCY CARE PHYSICIAN, kaiser permanente. ceo, skuut, llc

“Christine introduced us to a mentor, who was wonderful at framing the market potential and usability of the product. We have met with several engineers, who have all been instrumental at overcoming design hurdles and coming up with new concepts and ideas.”

 


Testimonials from Rosenman Interns

EUAN FOSTER, 5th year Aero & mechanical engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

“Apart from engineering drawings, I developed many other skills that will benefit me professionally. I chaired numerous meetings, arranged site visits to new suppliers, sourced relevant information, designed numerous parts and custom tools to automate the assembly process, and learned how engineering is approached in a commercial environment.”

ROSS MCBRIDE, MASTER'S IN PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND

“I gained experience working first hand with injection molding machinery, FDA paperwork, medical device testing and designing machine parts, while working within a developing company in the heart of Silicon Valley. It doesn't get much better.”

FERGUS MOORE, 3rd year business, university of Strathclyde, scotland

“On my second week [...] I'm whisked away to ‘scrub up’ and find myself standing in the back of an Operating Room with cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and nurses, watching heart surgery. Although it was extremely warm and tiring standing for two hours in there, it was an amazing thing that very few people ever get the chance to experience.”

 

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