School Name: Rice University, Jones School of Management
Team Members: Claudia Hertzog, David Hertzog, Machuria M. Johnson, Farid Dowla, Vice President of Engineering, Mason Hamlin, Angela Yet
Concept: Lab Extensions has developed a proprietary technology called Tag & Track that is used to local medical equipment in hospitals. Main components include an RFID tag attached to the equipment and a reader that locates the tag. The system is designed to help hospitals improve equipment turnaround, prevent theft and reduce labor costs.
Timeline: LEI plans go commercial next March. The components and technology behind the Tag & Track have already been developed and tested by the Lawrence Livermore National Lab over the past several years. - Julie Freese
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