September 19, 2017
Langer Lab startup Suono Bio continues to ride the waves of success — this month, the company was selected as one of seven founding startups to receive investment from The Engine, MIT's new "tough-tech" development venture. Co-founded by lab members Carl Schoellhammer and Gio Traverso, along with David H. Koch Institute Professor Robert Langer and Amy Schulman of Polaris Partners, Suono Bio is developing technology to rapidly deliver drugs, proteins, vaccines, and other molecules directly into the gastrointestinal tract using ultrasound waves. The company, led by Schoellhammer as CEO, competed with 500 different startups to receive long-term funding, resources, and services from The Engine's inaugural investment cycle. Read more.