Awards And Certifications From February 4
Kalyspo Awarded Best of Ann Arbor Spark Boot Camp: At the conclusion of Ann Arbor Spark’s 21st Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Kalyspo LLC was awarded Best of Boot Camp and Pharma Form Solutions won the new Most Committed to the Business Model Canvas Process Award. As chosen by a panel of investors who rated Boot Camp participants’ pitches, Best of Boot Camp winner Kalyspo received membership to the New Enterprise Forum and an NEF coaching team for one year as well as an engagement with the Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator. Best of Boot Camp winner Kalyspo is developing a unified system for the prevention of retained foreign objects during surgery. It accomplishes this with a micro machined tag that improves the visibility of objects on x-rays and computer software that detects the tag, as well as untagged objects such as needles. Pharma Form Solutions provides solid-state contract research services to the pharmaceutical industry. Its offers both small and large pharmaceutical companies high quality solid-state screening services, process development, and a generation of intellectual property associated with physical forms of research compounds. Fourteen teams participated in Ann Arbor SPARK’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. A bi-annual program, Boot Camp has assisted more than 277 companies since 2002. More at www.AnnArborUSA.org.