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Oculir

Founded Year

2003

Stage

Dead | Dead

Total Raised

$7.3M

About Oculir

Oculir Inc., located in San Diego, CA, is developing a non-invasive meter that measures glucose from the white of the eye (the conjunctiva). Per the company, no contact with the eye is required; as the meter just needs to be pointed at the eye and click. The commercial version of the Oculir glucose sensor will be the size of a cell phone.Oculir was shut down in March 2008 after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held that all claims in Oculirs Patent No. 6,958,039 were invalid as not patentable based on prior art from a patent disclosure by Yale researcher, Dr. Marc Abreu. This final rejection by the USPTO forced Oculir to shutter the company and return an undisclosed sum to investors,

Headquarters Location

11975 El Camino Real Suite 100

San Diego, California, 92130,

United States

858-875-6700

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Oculir Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Oculir founded?

    Oculir was founded in 2003.

  • Where is Oculir's headquarters?

    Oculir's headquarters is located at 11975 El Camino Real, San Diego.

  • What is Oculir's latest funding round?

    Oculir's latest funding round is Dead.

  • How much did Oculir raise?

    Oculir raised a total of $7.3M.

  • Who are the investors of Oculir?

    Investors of Oculir include CHL Medical Partners, Three Arch Partners, Shepherd Ventures, Windamere Venture Partners, Canaan Partners and 3 more.

  • Who are Oculir's competitors?

    Competitors of Oculir include btt, NeuroSky, Oraya Therapeutics, EyeTechCare, Biorasis and 11 more.

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