What if companies like Airbus or Tesla could “see” any issues that may cause paint flaws during production, and fix them before a plane or a car is sold? They could likely save millions, or even hundreds of millions of dollars.
Olympic athletes will do almost anything to gain a competitive edge. So what if it could be as simple as wearing a piece of clothing?
Optave Diagnostics, an Early Charm portfolio firm, is developing medical devices that will allow clinicians to more clearly "see" and diagnose certain cancers.
You probably own a T-shirt that was made using screen printing. But did you know meat products could be made with the same process?
Seafood is a critical pillar of our global food chain, but aquaculture is a tough business, often plagued by high risks and low profits. The industry is in need of high-tech tools that make the job of farming the seafood we all want to eat easier and more profitable.
Oliver Tao was in elementary school in China when he first started trying to take apart computers and hack online games. Now, he uses his love of computers and his skills in pharmaceutical science to help drug companies design new medicines.
Winston Frazer learned it is not uncommon for soldiers and cops to remove their body armor, or simply not wear it regularly, because it is uncomfortable and unwieldy. It's a problem he thought his company’s 3D printing technology could help solve.
Microfibers that are shed from textiles are usually too small to see with the naked eye. But they end up contaminating everything from the fish we eat to the air we breathe.