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Opioid Technology Award Presented to Prapela

October 03, 2018

Prapela's SVS solution for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome wins $200,000 in the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge.

The Challenge aims to identify technology-based solutions that address the opioid epidemic and create high-tech jobs at the same time.  Prapela is now eligible for the next phase of the Challenge which will award $1,000,000 to participants that make significant progress advancing their ideas into reality.

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Harvard's Wyss Institute licenses infant health-promoting technology to Prapela

August 22, 2018

Today the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Prapela Inc. announced that the Institute's clinically validated Stochastic Vibro-tactile Stimulation (SVS) technology will be commercialized by the startup to develop a range of devices designed to improve infant health. The announcement follows a licensing agreement between Harvard's Office of Technology Development (OTD) and Prapela.
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Prapela Wins FDA Sponsored Pediatric Device Competition

November 02, 2017

The SVS Prapela baby box by Prapela was the winner of $25,000 awarded at the Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium sponsored by the FDA.

Out of 98 applications, 12 finalists were chosen and half took home a prize.

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Startup with mattress for drug-addicted newborns seeks seed funding

October 27, 2017

A mattress expected to become available next year, developed by Concord-based Prapela, could help comfort such newborns both while they are in the hospital and when they ultimately go home.
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6 innovative pediatric devices you need to know

September 26, 2017

The creators of six innovative pediatric devices received a total $250,000 in prize money at the fifth annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium, co-located this year at AdvaMed’s The MedTe
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$250K awarded to six winners presenting innovative pediatric medical devices

September 25, 2017

Innovations addressing significant unmet needs in children’s health successfully pitched at Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium in San Jose, Calif.

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