GW Engineering Alumnus Secures $4M Seed Funding for Nanochon’s 3D-printed Knee Implants

May 8, 2024

Nanochon CEO and GW alumnus Ben Holmes

In the article “Nanochon Raises $4M from U. of Virginia Fund, Others to Advance 3D-printed Knee Implant,” Citybiz reported that GW Engineering alumnus Ben Holmes, Ph.D. ‘16, has raised $4M in seed funding from the University of Virginia’s Licensing and Ventures Group Seed Fund for his company, Nanochon.

Here is an excerpt from the article: “We’re thrilled to close our funding round and begin our clinical program,” said Nanochon co-founder and CEO Ben Holmes, who has focused on 3D printing and nano-biomaterials since his student days. “Securing this funding is one step closer towards achieving Nanochon’s goals of eliminating the need for knee replacements, and greatly shifting the paradigm of arthritic joint care.”

Read the full article on Citybiz.