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Tech, Health & Wellness
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Paired with the mobile app, the smart case seamlessly tracks the pills you take—or don’t—and sends custom reminders based on your unique habits. Fits rectangular blister packs containing combination or progestin-only pills (except gel or "extended-cycle" pill packs).
Emme's mission is to put women’s health in women’s hands. They starting with the birth control pill, because missed pills, hormone imbalance, and unplanned pregnancy are all too common parts of the pill experience. From smoother periods to clear skin to pregnancy prevention, the pill has a hand in it all. Emme decided it was time to take matters into their own hands and design a system that really works.
Co-Founder & CEO
Amanda French is the co-founder and CEO of Emme, a healthtech company that is revolutionizing birth control. Emme invented the first smart, connected pill case for birth control pill management.
Prior to founding Emme, Amanda developed breakthrough heart valve technology as an R&D engineer with Edwards Lifesciences, where she also held roles in program management, manufacturing, and marketing through the Technical Development Program. She went on to develop state-of-the-art hearing aids at Earlens. She brings her prior experience of developing innovative medical technology to drive the advancement of innovation in women’s health at Emme.
Amanda was a 2016-2017 Innovation Fellow at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, and a Ferolyn Fellow in 2018-2019 with the Fogarty Institute for Innovation. She holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University.