Cast21 is introducing a medical cast for treating broken bones to increase patient comfort and decrease medical complications. This product is completely waterproof, giving patients the freedom to shower, and its open design allows enables doctors to see the break site and dress accompanying wounds. Taking advantage of the company’s patent-pending technology, physicians can benefit from the adaptable-fit device they can grab off the shelf. The global market for cast and splint supplies is $1.6 billion, and is expected to grow to $2.4B by 2020. Cast21 has partnered with major health organizations across the country and is funded through Zeroto510 as well as government grants. Ashley Moy co-founded Cast21 in 2016 to change the utilization of technology in healthcare biologics. Moy earned a B.A. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois in 2016.
EnterpriseWorks Tenure: 2016-2017
News & Milestones
- Three Research Park Alums make the Crain’s 20 In Their 20’s List
- Commercialize Your Research with NSF I-Corps at Illinois
- Cast21 Cofounders Recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30
After Graduating from EnterpriseWorks in 2017, Cast21 now resides in Chicago, IL.