Columbia was the only university to appear on the list. The award was shared jointly with Columbia University and Calros Diagnostics, a company founded by Columbia engineering professor Dr. Samuel Sia. Columbia University and Claros Diagnostics Inc., U.S.: A low-cost hand-held device that can diagnose multiple infectious diseases from a drop of a patient's blood. It is designed to be used in poor and remote parts of the world.
The winner of the medical devices category was Abbott and the other co-runner up was Philips.
A detailed list of winners and awards can be accessed here.
To view technolgoies from Dr. Samuel Sia's lab, please click here.