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MIT Enterprise Forum Philadelphia

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Regionally, nationally, and globally Philadelphia entrepreneurs are\u00a0revolutionizing women\u2019s health care.<\/p>\n\n


Driven by technology and passion, innovative start-ups are developing products and services to improve communication, delivery, and outcome of female related medical conditions, such as pregnancy and breast cancer.<\/p>\n\n


Join us for a morning discussion to learn about Philadelphia\u2019s impact on the advancement of technology to improve the health and well-being of women, and the reasons these entrepreneurs have made Philadelphia their preferred place of business for new technology development.<\/p>\n\n



\nBethany Edwards<\/strong>, Co-founder of\u00a0LIA Diagnostics<\/a>, along with her team, is developing the first-ever, eco-friendly, flushable pregnancy test. The Lia pregnancy test uses innovative materials and unique manufacturing techniques to provide women with a discreet, battery-and-plastic-free, flushable alternative.\u00a0

Bethany co-founded LIA Diagnostics in early 2015 after initially researching and conceptualizing the idea while completing her master\u2019s degree in Integrated Product Design at the University of Pennsylvania.\u00a0<\/p>\n\n


Mihir Shah, Founder fo UE Lifesciences<\/strong>, is a med-tech entrepreneur driven by high impact innovation. With more than 12 years of dedicated experience in bringing innovative science from the academia to clinics in the form of mobile health technologies.\u00a0

In 2009, he founded\u00a0