About UTI

Urinary tract infections (or UTIs) are one of the most common diseases in the world. Every year, 150 million people are afected by this infection worldwide. UTI's affect mainly to women, but the high risk patients are diabetic, pregnant women and elderly people. This disease is so common, that every year in the US more than 11 million people visit health services for symptoms related to UTI.

BugSense

BugSense is a low-cost and easy to use diagnostic device that detects Urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance.
Low-Cost
BugSense is the first paper-based patch designed for UTIs. Because we use paper as the main material, BugSense is a diagnostic device with a lower price than the devices availables in the market.
Easy to use
BugSense is an easy to use patch which works like a pregnancy tests. There is no need for labs or professionals, so you can use it by yourself at home or wherever you want.
Higher accuracy
BugSense works as a culture device with no need of an incubation machine. That allows to provide a better diagnosis, you will know if you have an urinary tract infection and which one is the better antibiotic treatment for you as well.

Team

Meet the people that are going to create a new type of diagnosis.
Sebastián Alarcón
Sebastián Alarcón

Engineering

Sarah Wali
Sarah Wali

Microbiology

Yiran Ren
Yiran Ren

Product Design

Tianxi Li
Tianxi Li

Product Design

Ana-Ilinca Munteanu
Ana-Ilinca Munteanu

Business Model

Ralf Weiss
Ralf Weiss

Engineering

Raquel Le Houcq
Raquel Le Houcq

Engineering

Leonardo Sepúlveda
Leonardo Sepúlveda

Business Model

Oliver Hayden
Oliver Hayden

Advisor

Nina Wantia
Nina Wantia

Advisor

Prazeres da Costa Clarissa
Prazeres da Costa Clarissa

Advisor

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Contact us

Address
Center of Translational Cancer Research (TranslaTUM). Einsteinstr. 25, 81675 Munich, Germany
Contact info
E-mail: contact@bugsensedx.com Phone: (+49) 176 23536709