iRxReminder becomes a BioEnterprise Portfolio Company - News Details

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iRxReminder becomes a BioEnterprise Portfolio Company

Jul 17, 2011

Cleveland, OH –, July 17, 2011– iRx Reminder, LLC, an Akron Ohio mobile healthcare technology firm is proud to announce that it has become a BioEnterprise portfolio company. iRx’s innovative smart device software system has already been used in two NIH-sponsored studies and is currently being used in 2 on-going studies with prominent research organizations and with the joining BioEnterprise will significantly broaden its reach and business development activities through the substantial resources afforded to member organizations.

Anthony Sterns, iRx Reminder’s CEO stated , “I am thrilled for this opportunity and the significant support offered to us as a BioEnterprise portfolio organization. He continued, “BioEnterprise provides companies: with experienced bioscience management guidance, privileged relationship networking with world-class research and clinical institutions, access to expanded bioscience venture capital and private equity firms as well as knowledge of grant funding opportunities, and business development and alliance support for strategic partnerships: all vital needs for our organization as we expand and accelerate our growth strategies”

About BioEnterprise
BioEnterprise is a business formation, recruitment, and acceleration effort designed to support the growth of bioscience companies. Located in Cleveland, BioEnterprise provides management counsel and support services to health care companies. BioEnterprise’s partners are Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and Summa Health System. Additional technology partners include the NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland State University, NorTech, and BioOhio. The initiative comprises the collective activities of BioEnterprise and its partners’ commercialization offices: the CaseOffice of Technology Transfer, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, University Hospitals Case Medical Center –Center for Clinical Research and Summa Enterprise Group. The combined efforts of these groups created, recruited, and accelerated more than 60 companies in five years.

About iRx Reminder
iRxReminder™ LLC, based in Akron, OH and founded in 2009 delivers a complete smartphone–based clinical trial data management system for clinical research centers. The system allows researchers to deploy a customized study protocol to a smartdevice in minutes without the need to hire programmers. The application supports customizable surveys, medication reminding, podcast–style education modules, and study activity tracking in real time. It is ideal for research in chronic disease management and behavior–based interventions. The company has received recent recognition as the 2011 TiEQuest Ohio Business Plan Competition, as a finalist for the 2011 TiEQuest Global Business Plan Competition, selection to the TiE Boston Entrepreneur’s Forum.

Larry Tusick
Director of Business Development

iRx Reminder accepted BioEnterprise's invitation to become a portfolio member.