MBBP Client Design Mentor, Inc., won first place at the 16th Annual National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Conference for the VentriFloTM True Pulse Pump (TPP) for cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, which helps maintain optimal blood flow to reduce complications. Design Mentor, Inc. was one of five finalists chosen out a pool of applicants to present at the conference. Each finalist had two minutes to explain the ingenuity, feasibility and potential impact of their technology, followed by a three-minute Q/A with the judges. Design Mentor, Inc. was able to explain the fundamental differences between current rotary pumps and the VentriFlo True Pulse Pump to impress the judges.
Great work, Design Mentor, Inc.!