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ASU start-up wins Arizona Innovation Challenge

January 24, 2019

Breezing, a spin-out company that was the result of discoveries made at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, was recently named an Arizona Innovation Challenge winner by the Arizona Commerce Authority. The start-up, founded by NJ Tao, director of the Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, and Erica Forzani, a researcher in the center and an associate professor at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has developed a wearable device that offers precise...

Mobile Chemical Sensors Based on Nanomaterials, Bridging the Gap from the Lab to Real World

January 28, 2016

Erica Forzani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors The ASU School of Molecular Sciences is presenting this seminar. >> More information

Flinn Foundation grants unite leading-edge science and clinical practice

October 15, 2013

  In its quest to advance bioscience research in Arizona, the Flinn Foundation recently awarded five new grants to the state’s three public universities, totaling $800,000. Arizona State University is the recipient of two such grants, for collaborative projects with clinical partners.  In the first project, Erica Forzani, and Nongjian “NJ” Tao from ASU’s Biodesign Institute will partner with Dr. Craig Stump of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson...

ASU spin-off launches world's first portable metabolism tracker

January 24, 2013

Breezing, a new startup based on technology developed by researchers at Arizona State University, is offering the world’s first portable device that can track an individual’s metabolism and use that information to provide diet and exercise recommendations for maintaining or reaching a healthy weight. “The market is full of devices that help people track their exercise routines, such as miles ran or walked, but this is the first portable device that lets people track the most important...