Meet Renata Souza, the woman who designed the first ever insulin kit for children. Renata watched her 6-year-old nephew struggle to manage his Type 1 Diabetes: his hands are too small for the insulin pen, he forgets where he injected the previous time, overall, he doesn’t want to give himself medication because it is uncomfortable.
Renata believes in the power of design. Renata asks “Why shouldn’t we try to make it more fun?” If we make the technology more appealing, we can take advantage of its full power and help more people. Renata invented Thomy: an insulin kit that kids actually want to use. On November 14th, 2017 Clever Tech had the opportunity to sit down with Renata to learn her incredible journey from design student to medical tech entrepreneur. Read More
"Biotech Without Borders is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to democratizing the practice of biotechnology for useful and peaceful purposes in order to benefit humankind and the planet. "
Biotech Without Borders is a bioengineering maker space located in Downtown Brooklyn, New York. Clever Tech sat down with Ellen Jorgensen, President of Biotech Without Borders, to learn more about their efforts to make bio-entrepreneurship accessible and to educate underrepresented demographics in the biotech field. Read More
Clever Tech Digest sat down with the Wearable Media power house female trio of creative technologists and designers, Yuchen Zhang, Jingwen Zhu, and Hellyn Teng, to discuss the future of wearable tech fashion.
Wearable Media strives to combine technology and fashion to help connect consumers to greater global concepts, or even celestial influences. Increasing environmental and social awareness through high fashion inspires the team's creations to push past the wearable tech market, and into Wearable Media. Read More
The Virtual Reality industry is rapidly changing every few months, but beginners should not be afraid! There is so much potential and room in this market to grow and innovate! Elaina Woods of NovaKitten tells Clever Tech Digest some basic tools and things beginners should know.
NovaKitten Productions is an Austin based Virtual Reality and Film production company. Born out of a group of UT Austin Students, NovaKitten works on commercial and gaming VR projects, in addition to an array of other Film Projects. This small start up focuses on developing a fun learning-centric storytelling community and is pioneering immersive mediums and collaborative cross disciplinary projects. Read More