Inventors Month: the EpiCard

Our showcase of NCIIA-funded inventors, to recognize National Inventors Month, continues...

On average five people in the US die from anaphylactic shock each day. In 2000, Evan and Eric Edwards, an E-Team from University of Virginia, were awarded an E-Team grant to develop the EpiCard, an automatic epinephrine injecting system that is credit-card sized and easy to use. They then founded Intelliject, Inc., which has raised millions of dollars to continue the development of the EpiCard....