"Creating devices to reduce the burden on healthcare staff and ease the pain of the patient."
Entrepreneur: Kanika Bansal
College/School: Science & Engineering
Company: Medicen Devise
The Story: Medicen Devise thrives on medical innovations, creating devices to reduce the burden on healthcare staff and ease the pain of the patient. The first product, IV Prev, prevents infections common in catheters by keeping the wound area sterilized at all times.
Kanika completed her Masters in Biomechanical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. She has been working with Launch.ed since 2012, and has since gone on to become an RSE Fellow, secure a SMART award from Scottish Enterprise, and win several enterprise competitions and gain support from organisations such as Converge Challenge, SIE New Ventures, and Scottish Edge. Kanika secured a Tier 1 visa through Launch.ed to support her company.