Today we’re happy and proud here at DiabetesMine. By all accounts, the DiabetesMine Design Challenge we’ve hosted here for the past three years has been a roaring success. We inspired creative thinkers from all over the country and all over the world to design and showcase more than 300 innovative concepts. We helped place some of these talented young thinkers in key positions in the industry. And we managed – on a patient blog and…Read more »
This weekend, at Stanford Campus in Palo Alto, CA, I’m proud to say we hosted a historical gathering of different stakeholders around innovation in diabetes… The first-ever DiabetesMine Innovation Summit gathered in one room about 60 designers, web visionaries, Pharma Marketing and R&D folks, experts from venture capital investment, innovation and regulatory experts, and passionate patient advocates.
The aim was to kick off a new era of collaboration among these various stakeholders, to begin revolutionizing…Read more »
The Pancreum closed loop (automated insulin + CGM + glucagon) system that won a Grand Prize in the DiabetesMine Design Challenge this year may look like a pipe dream, but designer Gil DePaula assures us it is “visionary but real.”
Have a look at the video, below, and also Gil’s company website.
“The glucagon part is definitely a futuristic concept — because there’s no predicate device for glucagon delivery with the FDA, so that’s a…Read more »
Emily Allen, winner of one of three Grand Prizes in this year’s DiabetesMine Design Challenge, does not have diabetes. But boy, does this gal “get it”! This 25-year-old from Bloomington, Indiana, completed her graduate studies in human-computer interaction design at Indiana University just last year, and was immediately hired by health care device firm Cook Medical, where she had worked as an intern for the previous year.
Emily’s winning design was diaPETic. Here’s the…
The community votes are in! We want to thank everyone for participating; we had nearly 5,000 completed surveys this year.
** Contest Winners Will Be Announced
on June 13, 2011 **
What we can tell you now is that in the “Most Creative” and “Kids’ Category,” we had a few close calls — so the judges will be responsible for deciding tiebreakers.
All of your votes clearly narrowed down our list of 20 Grand Prize semi-finalists…Read more »