Google brings its search for breakthrough technologies to New Jersey

In Google’s quest to identify technologies with a global impact, Google [x] initiated a series of conferences to give a stage to innovators in life sciences and technology. Solve for X is coming to New Jersey in a February event at Rutgers University organized by the Google Developer Group for North Jersey. It’s looking for […]

In Google’s quest to identify technologies with a global impact, Google [x] initiated a series of conferences to give a stage to innovators in life sciences and technology. Solve for X is coming to New Jersey in a February event at Rutgers University organized by the Google Developer Group for North Jersey. It’s looking for companies to present their ideas.

The companies that are selected will have their 12-minute presentation posted on the Solve for X site, and may be invited to present at Google [x]

In the runup to the Rutgers University event, there are three screening events in December and January that will serve as tryouts for prospective companies. The submission deadlines are December 1 for Montclair State University in New Jersey,  January 5 for Google’s New York City offices and January 12 for The Grommet in the Boston area.

To apply, follow this link.

Solve for X has been around for a couple of years and has led to the advancement of Google Glass in healthcare. A quick glance at some of the ideas presented this year reveals quite a few radical-sounding ideas in the healthcare realm such as thermally stable vaccines, surgical nanobots and virus decoys.