Lapovations: (l-r) Flavia Araujo, Michael Dunavant, and Jared Greer [Photo Courtesy Rice University]

Startup Chosen for $225,000 NSF Grant

A medical device company started as part of a University of Arkansas entrepreneurship class has earned a $225,000 grant to finish development of a device to make minimally-invasive abdominal surgeries safer for patients and better for surgeons.

Lapovations LLC was formed in the graduate-level New Venture Development Course taught by Carol Reeves, associate vice chancellor for entrepreneurship and innovation. The team includes alumni from the College of Engineering and the Sam. M. Walton College of Business.

Read the entire article at Arkansas Newswire.