UW Bioengineering PhD students Karen Eaton (from Dr. Marta Scatena’s lab) and Renuka Ramanathan (from Dr. Kim Woodrow’s lab) were among participants of a team which received the “Best Innovation Idea” award, as well as a $2500 prize, at the 2013 UW Business Plan Competition.

The team’s project, entitled “InsuLenz”, aims to develop a “smart polymer contact lens to provide a bio-responsive and needle-free insulin delivery platform for diabetics.

Learn more about the UW Business Plan Competition.