Lack of surgical monitoring devices (particularly pulse oximeters) leads to high mortality in developing regions. The pulse ox subteam is attempting to create a pulse ox designed around the needs of developing regions to ameliorate the problem.
Getting out of bed can be particularly difficult for elderly walker users-the sitting-to-standing transition can be difficult and risky; the walker team is designing a new walker which reduces this difficulty.
Patients with rare diseases often face extremely high prices for their lifesaving pharmaceuticals-the Biosimilar project focuses on the computational development and modification of biologics to create cheaper but effective biosimilar alternatives.
The B-Team is not project-specific; instead, members of the B-Team work with all of the other subteams on conducting market research, creating business models and financial projections, maintaining the team's brand, and helping to craft pitches for entrepreneurial competitions.