Gator Engineering Startup Receives $1.2M for Microchipped Meds

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded local firm eTect $1.2 million to develop capsules with tiny sensors in them that send a signal when swallowed by a patient. eTect is headquartered in Jonesville and uses tiny sensors developed by Convergent Engineering and the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.

Read more about the award and the technology in The Gainesville Sun.