Mentor Network Program Participants

Learn more about the companies currently participating in the Life Science Mentor Network:

Diatech Diabetes

Diatech Diabetes, Inc. implements innovative solutions to empower the lives of patients, families and communities impacted by Diabetes. Diatech is developing SmartFusion: a system for insulin pumps that monitors insulin delivery for accuracy and infusion set failure. SmartFusion’s software could be integrated into an insulin pump or app and use data from the pump, continuous glucose monitor, and patient infusion habits to monitor the success of daily insulin dosages.

HD Clean

HD Clean LLC serves as a platform for finding ways to reduce the unavoidable risks that come with dialysis treatments including infection, accidental removal of the catheter, or disconnection from the bloodlines with resulting blood loss. HD Clean is partnering with dialysis providers and staff, medical device experts, and legal and regulatory mentors to bring the ideas that result from conversations about those risks as devices to market.

Ichor Sciences

Based in Nashville, Ichor Sciences has developed a synthetic polymer that achieves rapid hemostasis and provides a tissue healing scaffold in traumatic and surgical injuries, including nose bleeds that require medical attention. StatBond ™ is a family of products developed by Ichor Sciences to address specific anatomic challenges, surgical uses, and tissue types that can serve as a carrier molecule for localized drug delivery of antibiotics, steroids, and other uses.


Liora is a biotechnology company focusing on the veterinary market creating FDA approved drugs and or devices. The core technology is a recumbent protein with an exclusive license from NellOne technologies for veterinary applications.

MiCare Path

MiCare Path, headquarted in Memphis, provides customized care paths, daily life tracking, physiological monitoring, personalized education and direct healthcare communication in a simple interface for the patients and physician offices. MiCare Path focuses on solutions for the vast market of people struggling through musculoskeletal disease and are not yet ready for surgery. The technology of MiCare Path allows physicians better connectivity and personalization ultimately yielding the right care at the right time, while patients feel empowered and engaged to be successful, regardless of the stage of disease.


VoluMetrix is a Nashville-based company dedicated to creating a new wave of solutions for vital monitoring to enhance well-being. As the pioneers of non-invasive venous waveform technology, we are partnering closely with patients and practitioners to develop the pathway towards the optimal implementation and utilization of our technology, from hospital to home.


Nashville-based VenoStent is developing a venous wrap to improve the quality and length of life for the more than 2 million dialysis patients globally. Their device, the SelfWrap, intends to reduce access site failures. This technology can be applied anytime a vein-artery connection is made, including coronary and peripheral artery bypass grafting. It promotes a more desirable, uniform outward vein growth.

Venusian Technologies 

Based in Manchester, TN, Venusian Technologies is one of the newer biotech startups to join the Mentor Network program. We look forward to helping them strengthen their business plan.