Vanderbilt startup to pitch at Memphis Bioworks DEMO Day

Blood Monitoring Solutions, a Vanderbilt startup based on a system that allows blood banks to monitor the temperature of blood and prevent wastage, will pitch their product and business plan to a room full of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry professionals August 14.


The pitch, known as Demo Day, is the final phase of Memphis Bioworks ZeroTo510 accelerator program. The three other teams selected to participate in this year’s cohort will also pitch, including fellow Vanderbilt startup EndoInSight.

Blood Monitoring Solutions is led by Jim Mullen, president and Vanderbilt mechanical engineering graduate, who worked with Vanderbilt University Medical Center Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Services Dr. Garrett Booth.

The system was originally developed as part of Mullen’s Senior Design project with Vanderbilt University School of Engineering.