July 19, 2013

The Vaccine Challenge

“Spotlight on Local Innovators: Michael Schrader is CEO of Vaxess Technologies, a startup that makes it possible for vaccines to be shipped all over the world without refrigeration.


Michael Schrader, CEO of Vaxess Technologies

This week, Innovation Hub is all about altruism in business. Meet one CEO who walks the walk: Michael Schrader of Vaxess Technologies, a company that uses silk protein to stabilize the temperature of vaccines so they can be shipped across the globe without refrigeration. In other words, with Schrader’s help, some of the 2.5 million people who die annually of preventable diseases could be saved using the fiber in your bedsheets…”