Non-Invasive Physiological Monitoring Through Sweat Biomarkers
Estrel Hall A
17:35 - 18:00
Eccrine Systems is developing truly non-invasive, wearable devices for continuous monitoring of human physiology through sweat biomarker sensing, overcoming many of the challenges presented by this promising medium. We will discuss the Sweatronics™ Platform and several of its many prospective applications in medicine, industry, and sport.
Speaker Biography (Gavi Begtrup)
Gavi Begtrup, Ph.D., CTO is the head of technology development and strategy for Eccrine Systems and an expert in nano-scale electromechanical systems. In addition to launching a previous agricultural materials startup, Dr. Begtrup has supported technology commercialization and startup formation for research organizations and venture investment. Dr. Begtrup is the author of popular and scientific articles and holds U.S. patents for novel nanoscale devices. Prior to a career in technical entrepreneurship, Dr. Begtrup was the Policy Advisor for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, developing legislation in oversight of NASA, DOD, and other federal agencies. Dr. Begtrup received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.S. from Western Kentucky University.
Company Profile (Eccrine Systems)
Eccrine Systems, Inc., is an early stage biotechnology company developing non-invasive, electronic patch systems that accurately measure and transmit real-time data about human sweat. Our ability to do so with chronological accuracy will enable a true paradigm shift in the monitoring of human physiological performance and dysfunction - across a wide spectrum of high value applications for medicine, industry, and sport. We collaborate with capable downstream partners who have deep understanding of those vertical application opportunities, enabling the broadest translation of our foundational technology and IP portfolio into market leading products and solutions.