Published: April 13, 2021
Engineering Plus senior, Gary Yu displays the product's portability

Engineers Saving Lives with Portable Vaccine Transportation

Congratulations to HUG Solutions and the PortaVax for getting first place in the New Venture Challenge 14 Championships! HUG was also the Impact Prize Night second place winner. An extra shout-out to Gary Yu (e+ Mechanical:Business) the Test Engineer for the team. 

HUG (Health, Unity, Growth) Solutions created the PortaVax to increase access to mRNA vaccines in rural communities worldwide. The portable, super cold vaccine transportation unit can safely hold and transport up to 250 vaccine doses for 4 days. Read more about the PortaVax and the HUG Solutions team.