Forest Devices, Inc. Snags Third Runner Up in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

PITTSBURGH – (July 28, 2017) This is the question Cisco’s Global Problem Solver Challenge beckoned, calling all students and recent grads to showcase their solutions for a chance at $300K in prizes. Forest Devices. answered the call and outlasted tough competition to become one of fifteen finalists.  When the dust settled, Cisco awarded Forest Devices Third Runner-Up, a finish that entailed a prize of $10k.

Thank you, Cisco, for supplying a platform to share the ideas and technologies that are changing the world, and for recognizing the teams that are making it happen.  Forest Devices wishes a warm congratulations to all other winners!

Forest Devices is a Pittsburgh-based medical device startup company that is developing AlphaStroke. Acting like an EKG for the brain, AlphaStroke will help pre-hospital providers determine if their patients are having a stroke. Stroke is the most debilitating disease in the world, and the mission of Forest Devices is to reduce that disability by getting stroke patients to the treatment they need faster.

Contact: Logan D. Armstrong