January 28, 2013

Harvard I-Lab Sprouts Start-Ups: Nucleik, PollVaultr, Vaxess, & More

“The Harvard Innovation Lab has been open for business just over a year. Led by managing director Gordon Jones and his team of startup hustlers, the Allston, MA-based community space for student entrepreneurs is just hitting its stride, with a number of current and former residents making noise in the local and national startup scene…

Here are a few of its startups and alums that I’ve been hearing about lately:…

—Vaxess Technologies is commercializing a technique that enables vaccines to be shipped and stored without being refrigerated—a huge global problem. Vaxess is led by an HBS alum and a team of chemists, biomedical engineers, and global health experts. The technology, which involves adding vaccines to a silk protein solution, originated at Tufts University (another example of collaboration between schools).”