We have product design and development expertise that spans many engineering disciplines, including biomedical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, optical, and software engineering. More than 170 companies have trusted Rose-Hulman Ventures with the technical development of their products and services. Clients come to us seeking technical expertise in the areas of product design, prototyping, testing, and process improvement and we find innovative solutions to their business challenges.
As usual, the past year’s to-do list at Ventures was filled with a wide variety of fascinating tasks. But, it just seemed to us that we had more than our normal share of projects designed to make the world a little less dangerous. In this article, we celebrate those risk-reducing projects plus all of the others that made 2017 another rewarding year.
At Ventures, we get to know each of our clients' projects very well. In a few cases, we've highlighted what we've done for specific clients through our newsletter. With the start of a new year, we wanted to honor those same clients with special designations derived from their unique contributions to what makes Ventures special. See if you can guess which clients we're honoring!
We know Ventures gives Rose-Hulman interns valuable experience finding solutions to real-world problems for our clients. What’s less well known is that, after they graduate, those same interns often return to Ventures as clients who understand the creative potential under the Ventures roof.
Smartphones let people communicate nearly everywhere. Now, thanks to ERAM and Ventures, smartphone technology is making it much easier for people facing court-ordered monitoring to check in with law enforcement officials or behavioral health professionals.
Simma Software entered the embedded software market in 2004 with just one client. Since then, using a score of Ventures interns and experienced Ventures project managers, the company has grown to serve clients around the world, including several in the Fortune 500.
Rose-Hulman Ventures streamlined the software for Vuka Fit, a web app that helps competitive cyclists maximize their performance.
We created a software platform to help companies manage their risks while remaining compliant with the latest industry regulations and standards.
For Yargus Manufacturing, providing the best-possible materials handling equipment available is a point of pride. Now the Marshall, Illinois-based company wants to give its clients the ability to monitor vital plant functions from nearly anywhere in the world with an easy-to-use mobile app. To make that happen, Yargus turned to the knowledge, innovation, and expertise at Ventures.
At Rose-Hulman Ventures, we put the pedal to the metal to build a large-scale 3D printer for 3D Platform—in just 60 days—after opportunity unexpectedly knocked, giving the company a key spot at one of the world’s leading industrial trade shows. The result is an eye-catching, innovative, scalable printer that was up and running just in time for the show.
At Ventures, we’re helping an Indiana startup in its fight against heart disease, the nation’s No. 1 killer. Arrhythmotech LLC is studying the links between sympathetic nerve activity and heart rhythm. Their research could help doctors better identify and treat patients at risk of a fatal heart attack.
Ventures is helping Probo Medical restore damaged and worn ultrasound probes, resulting in lower costs for hospitals and clinics around the world. Ventures project managers, engineers, and student interns serve as the R&D team for the rapidly growing Indianapolis medical equipment provider.
Trade Secret Chocolates needed a device to deliver its unique, liquid chocolate experience to customers. Company founder Matt Rubin turned to Rose-Hulman Ventures for help. The result is a temperature-controlled, pressurized “keg” for high-quality, delicious chocolate.
The eCeptacle PowerBin developed at Rose-Hulman Ventures reduces greenhouse gases by only being emptied when full, and a hydraulic, internal compacting system means it’s full less often. The smart garbage receptacle also has public safety features, making it a transformative new twist on an old idea.
Rose-Hulman Ventures engineers and designers helped Indiana University School of Medicine physician Brian Sloan create a space- and money-saving way to irrigate open wounds in hospital emergency departments using a cost-effective and disposable water bottle. The bottle could reduce national health care costs by millions of dollars each year.
Bakkle is an app to let you quickly browse your community for goods and services anytime you have a spare minute. You also can use the new app to sell your excess stuff.The coding component for iOS was developed at Rose-Hulman Ventures.
Sano Informed Prescribing gives health care professionals the best possible information about what drugs are actually in a patient’s system. That information can optimize medication therapy, prevent dangerous drug interactions, and save billions of dollars in health care costs annually.
Engineers at Rose-Hulman Ventures, working with doctors at Indiana University School of Medicine, developed an innovation that enables skin biopsies to be standardized, which may prove a quicker diagnosis and yield more complete test results.
Roughly 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day, and Direct Supply is well-positioned to serve them. The company, a leader in the Senior Living industry, is tapping Rose-Hulman Ventures to develop new business software and, at the same time, potential new employees, all to help the company meet rapidly growing demand for its services and products.
Avicenna Nutraceutical, a Georgia-based business, is using Rose-Hulman Ventures to learn whether domestically produced, high-quality collagen can make a dent in the intensely competitive dietary supplement market. Using cartilage from domestic chicken farms, Avicenna plans to offer collagen at a higher level of purity than is often available in imported collagen supplements.
Equipment failures can have severe consequences. OmniSite’s new SmarteLight uses cellular technology to notify key people when something goes wrong with essential equipment. Rose-Hulman Ventures engineers turned a promising prototype into a market-ready alarm light providing 24/7 notification to keep small problems from becoming costly disasters.