KidneyX prize competition now open: Application deadline Feb 28, 2019

http://www.kidneyx.org/

Phase 1 submission period open now…………………
Phase 1 submission period ends: February 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET…………..
Phase 1 Awardees announced by: April 30, 2019………………………..
Phase 2 begins: April 15, 2019……………………………..
In Phase 1, we are looking for designs of solutions that will address at least one of the following areas:…………………….

Replicating Kidney Functions (Blood Filtration, Electrolyte Homeostasis, Fluid Regulation, Toxin Removal and Secretion, and/or Filtrate Drainage and Connectivity)…………………………….
Improving Patient Quality of Life (e.g., minimizing burden on the family and care partner(s), reducing disease and treatment complications, increasing mobility and physical activity)………………………………..
Improved renal replacement therapy access (vascular or peritoneal access)
Addressing engineering challenges (e.g., preventing clotting, bleeding, and infection in vascular circuit and associated devices)……………………….
Ancillary technologies……………….
Biomaterials development………………..
Biological and Immunological modulation…………………
Biosensor development and other safety monitoring functions…………….

Ryan
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