Alerje Press and Newsroom

Wondering what's new in the Alerje world? Get the scoop on our latest food allergy product updates, news coverage, features, promotions and more in our Newsroom.

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Alerje featured in FARE's Take Action! with Hillary Tolle Carter

Alerje's CEO Javier Evelyn is featured in the new episode of Food Allergy Research and Education's Take Action! with Hillary Tolle Carter. Topics include our upcoming innovations in food allergy such as our Omniject smartphone-attached auto-injector, OIT Management Platform, and our current lifestyle mobile app.

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PAID STUDY: Alerje NSF Study On Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)

In case you missed it, Alerje received a grant from the National Science Foundation. As a result, Alerje has a paid study opportunity for families and individuals taking FDA-Approved OIT (i.e., Palforzia) to treat peanut food allergies. Check out the link below to sign up or for more information!

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Alerje in The Detroit News

Alerje is pleased to have been featured in Detroit News! From our founder and CEO Javier Evelyn's personal struggle with food allergies to our upcoming Omniject smartphone-attached epinephrine auto-injector, we are thrilled to have Alerje's work featured and are excited for what's to come.

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Alerje CEO Wins Salute Award at Tech Town Detroit

Congratulations to Alerje's CEO Javier Evelyn on receiving the Salute Award yesterday for his excellence in entrepreneurship as well as Alerje's work and continuous innovation to help those with food allergies Make Every Moment Count. Check it out below at the 1:07:45 Mark.

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CEO Javier Evelyn on the MM+M Podcast

Alerje is pleased to be featured on Medical Marketing + Media Podcast! Our CEO Javier Evelyn goes in depth on his personal struggle with food allergies, Alerje's lifestyle app and details on upcoming products such as the Omniject™ smartphone-attached epinephrine auto-injector and OIT Adherence platform with host Marc Iskowitz.

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Best Food Allergy Apps 2021

Woohoo! Grateful to have the Alerje app featured as one the best Food Allergy Apps in 2021 by My Allergy Kitchen! Alerje is proud to be creating resources that simplify Food Allergy Management and help families Make Every Moment count.

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Alerje Featured in Allergic Living Magazine

EXTRA, EXTRA! Check out Alerje's feature in Allergic Living's Summer E-Magazine, "Our Stories, Our Strength." Read Alerje's CEO Javier Evelyn's story of courage through multiple food allergies guided his career in technology as well as other incredible stories of the food allergy community in this edition of Allergic Living.

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Alerje Announces Phase 1 SBIR Grant Award From The National Science Foundation

We're thrilled to share that Alerje has been granted a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)! This award will center around Alerje's patent pending Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy digital adherence platform.

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Alerje Announces Granted Patent for an Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Smartphones

When seconds count, Alerje's Omniject is a smartphone case that houses an auto-injector, ensuring that caregivers can quickly access Epinephrine during severe reactions.

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Introducing the Inaugural Alerje Medical Advisory Board

Over the past year, our company has evolved for the better. While we've been incredibly fortunate to have been supported by, or supporters of key clinical stakeholders, we understood that this was an area we wanted internal support from. Alerje is pleased to announce our inaugural Medical Advisory Board!

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Branding & Marketing Guru joins Alerje as new Chief Marketing Officer

We’re delighted to announce our new Chief Marketing Officer, Christa Chambers-Price! Christa’s experience and energy have been the perfect combination for our team since hitting the ground running.

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MedTech Startup Alerje Uses Patient Design to Create Allergy Medicine Device

We recently came across this wonderful article on Alerje by Shavaughn Baker of The Corporate Concierge Group. Read about our Proactive Patient Driven Design approach and more!

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Alerje Selected as Semi-Finalist for Detroit Demo Day

On October 20th 2020, we'll be competing for our share of around $1M in prizes! Alerje was selected as one of 17 companies from over 100 entries as a semi-finalist for one of the top pitch competitions in the Midwest. Additionally, the public will be able to vote on three People's Choice Grants.

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Google For Startups Supports Alerje via Black Founders Fund

We’re proud of the work we’re doing and excited to share that we’ve been honored as a Google for Startups Black Founders Fund recipient. With funding and support, we’re one step closer to leveling the playing field and making the startup ecosystem a more equitable and brilliant community. Read more about this opportunity below!

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Alerje Accepted into StartUp Health

StartUp Health, one of the top names in Digital Health. StartUp Health focuses on health innovation and categorizes by 12 health moonshots to invest in. Their portfolio companies have collectively raised nearly $1.7B, while 7.7% of their companies have been acquired. This only scratches the surface of the many reasons why we're thrilled to have them onboard! Special thanks to our advisor Dr. Sabine Seymour for making this introduction!

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FDA Backed Startup Program Accepts Alerje

The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP) is an FDA funded MedTech accelerator supporting pediatric device innovators from concept to commercialization. As a CTIP portfolio members, Alerje is connected to a national network of clinical, scientific, regulatory, as well as business experts.

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Alerje Joins the Inaugural Backstage Capital Accelerator!

We're happy to announce that Alerje has been accepted into the inaugural Backstage Accelerator cohort in Detroit! There were over 1,800 applications from around the world, with an acceptance rate of less than 2%. The program starts next week 3/12. We're honored to be a part of such an awesome program!

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MedTech Innovator Pitch Competition

Earlier this month, Alerje was one of 8 companies selected for the 2018 MedTech Innovator Chicago Regional Pitch Competition. We had the opportunity to present to and receive feedback from judges including investors, providers, and senior executives from leading medtech companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, Molex, and many others. Based on feedback, there's a chance that we could be selected to advance to participate in the MedTech Innovator Accelerator and/or Showcase Program. Alerje happened to place in the top 3 at this event, so we're hopeful we'll be given the opportunity to move forward!

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Alerje Brings On Former Pharmaceutical Exec to the Team

Frank Orlowski brings over a decade of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to Alerje as an investor and strategic advisor.

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Food Allergy Advocacy at Nashville Sounds and University of Michigan Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center

Alerje was showcased at the Nashville Sounds "Peanut Free Night", sharing our vision with over 7,000 attendees! We're thankful for The Allergy, Asthma, & Sinus Center as well as another one of our awesome advisors, Dr. Robert Moskowitz, for the opportunity! Next, we were proud to support the 4th annual University of Michigan Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center Spring Luncheon. The luncheon benefits a mission of improving the lives of food allergic individuals by conducting comprehensive research that will significantly improve patient care and expand food allergy education, research and community services. Both events gave us incredible insight and feedback from some of our most key stakeholders, patients, providers, and a few payers. Alerje was well received!

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MedTech Founders Panel at Detroit Startup Week

On behalf of Alerje, Javier joined some of Michigan's emerging entrepreneurs in the Health and Wellness, Life Sciences, and Medical Innovation space. We discussed opportunities, identified growth challenges, and swapped success stories at every stage of startup development.

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