Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you've been recently diagnosed with a food allergy or you're having to manage food allergies for the entire household, you may have many questions about Alerje's solutions. As we come across common questions, we'll do our best to give you information that helps. Check out some answers below, or feel free to contact us!
Who is Alerje?

Alerje Inc., (pronounced just like "allergy"), a Detroit-based, food allergy management innovation team, is committed to increasing the quality of life for millions dealing with life-threatening food allergies. Read more about us!

What does Alerje do?

Alerje is building an IoT enabled smartphone case that holds a slim epinephrine auto-injector. When the device is removed to be used during emergencies, 911 dispatchers, parents, & spouses are alerted of the incident including location information. The platform includes a mobile app (available on iOS & Android) designed to improve patient behavior. Read more about Alerje's food allergy solutions.

How can I find out more about Alerje? Do we have a support group?

Please join our conversation on Instagram (@alerje_), Twitter (@alerje), as well as Facebook and LinkedIn. We often highlight some of the best resources for our food allergy community. Feel free to contact us for more information as well.

What does the Alerje Lifestyle App do?

Our mobile app is a tool to help people affected by food allergies navigate the world on a day to day basis. Users can create an Alerje profile and add what they’re allergic to. This info is used as a filter to search for recipes and grocery store products to determine what the entire family or classroom can enjoy. Our upcoming version will build on these features based on the feedback that we’ve received. Read more about our Lifestyle app.

When’s the Omniject auto-injector device coming to market?

Alerje's medical device is still under development and will be subject to approval by the FDA before becoming available for purchase. Read more about the Omniject patent here.

Where can I purchase an Omniject phone case?

We can provide a better time table as we continue our device testing. Thanks so much for your excitement and patience! Stay up to date by signing up for our newsletter.

How much will the Omniject cost? Do you accept insurance?

Once FDA approved, we plan on having the Omniject be reimbursed according to your insurance coverage. We plan to price the Omniject competitively, with an emphasis on affordability.

How can I sign up for beta/prototype testing?

Of course! We’re periodically testing out new products, feel free to contact us to indicate your interest here.