The core technology used in Warmilu’s blankets has been around for decades, and is similar to what’s used in glove-warming packs that are popular in Michigan this time of year. The blankets contain a detachable pack filled with what Hsia describes as “phase-changing” materials, meaning they go from a liquid to a solid, or vice-versa. […]
The team at Warmilu has discovered that nothing is as easy as it seems, especially when you’re trying to create a new product from scratch. The downtown Ann Arbor-based startup has been working to bring its warming blanket technology to market for the last year but has run into snags along the way, such as […]
Thanks Ann Arbor SPARK for the image!
Can Ann Arbor become the next big thing in high tech? Story by Julie Halpert Photos by Benjamin Weatherston Grace Hsia, a 23-year-old graduate student at the University of Michigan, thinks she has the next big business idea and she spends most of her waking hours making sure it succeeds. • As an undergraduate engineering […]
“Grace Hsia is passionate about saving infant lives. So passionate she decided to become an entrepreneur and enroll in the University of Michigan’s inaugural Master of Entrepreneurship class. When Hsia was a materials-science engineering student at the university, she discovered some sobering data from the World Health Organization.” – By Amy Haimerl, June 02, 2013 […]