Pratap Khanwilkar, PhD
Dr. Pratap Khanwilkar has founded 9 and led 6 medtech companies: 3 generate revenue, one acquired by a public company. With 34 years experience, he has developed 16 products with 7 translated to clinical/commercial use. Pratap has 7 US issued patents, ranging from disposable electrosurgery instruments to implantable left ventricular assist devices for late stage heart failure Pratap has earned a EE from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a MS, PhD, and MBA from the University of Utah. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering. Pratap is the Vice-President, Product Development based at InCube Labs' San Antonio TX location. Prior to that he was the Founding Director of the University of Pittsburgh's Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program.