Empowering students, faculty, and community to address complex challenges in healthcare.
In this on-campus hub for healthcare innovation, Santa Clara students and faculty have the opportunity to work directly with industry professionals to develop specialized solutions for pressing issues in healthcare. In collaboration with companies across the Silicon Valley, the program promotes academic growth through real-world applications and personal impact.
Apply your passion and develop your skills as you dive into one or many of the projects we offer. With support from University faculty and industry mentors, share your ideas and partner with peers in a supportive environment!
Whether you are a first-year undergraduate curious to discover what technology innovation is all about, or a doctoral student working on advanced research, this is the place for you! Learn authentic innovation methodologies. Enjoy industry mentoring, networking opportunities, internships, and visits to industry labs. Incubate an idea and translate it into a successful insight. Whatever your interests, designing your future in healthcare starts here!
- SCU to serve as a regional lead for the NIIMBL eXperience program in the Bay Area
The program will expose underrepresented students to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry through hands-on training, industry tours, and engagement with professional associations.
Through a partnership with an area high school, Santa Clara students and faculty are now offering young people mentorship and access to real-world inspired projects.
Santa Clara students, faculty on track to design and market VR training program for Alzheimer’s, dementia caregivers.
Santa Clara University is partnering with Genentech to create a West Coast Biomanufacturing Consortium for Analytics and Data engineering (BioCAD) to upskill working engineers and scientists, enabling them to make data-informed manufacturing decisions.
Healthcare Innovation and Design students are receiving outstanding mentorship while getting a flavor for working with a real customer in the biomedical industry.
Starting from a position of customer empathy, students in bioengineering and public health science departments collaborate to create a low-cost, non-invasive detection system for cervical cancer for use by women in developing countries.
Jamie Ferris '19, along with fellow undergraduates and graduate students, is developing the HELP Hand, a Human-centered Electric Prosthetic to be manufactured in India and given free of charge to those in need by the Jaipur Foot Foundation.
When a local pediatrician reached out to the Healthcare Innovation and Design Program seeking a solution to the problem of kids with respiratory issues resisting nebulizer use, bioengineering seniors got right to work and designed an ingeniously disguised nebulizer that’s a breath of fresh air.