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Faurecia, which Garg says is the sixth largest automotive parts manufacturer in the world. Dattus plans to charge customers $2,500 per machine annually, he says.
—Boston-based Allergy Amulet makes food allergen detectors that can be attached to jewelry, smartphones, and other accessories. These sensors use a disposable test strip made of patent-pending polymer film to analyze the chemistry of a sample. Abigail Barnes, co-founder and CEO of Allergy Amulet, says that the startup is initially focusing on testing for peanut allergies, and from there it may go on to almonds, milk, soy, eggs, and other foods. Customers will likely be charged $100 to $300 for the detector, and $1 to $3 per disposable strip. Barnes says she is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, and shellfish, and that her allergies have landed her in the hospital on six different occasions, making the problem she’s working to address a personal one.