Licensing & Ventures Group

SpermCheck (ContraVac)

Year Founded: 1999

John C. Herr, Ph.D.; Dr. Stuart Howards


ContraVac develops products for male reproductive healthcare in cooperation with the Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health at the University of Virginia. ContraVac’s family of SpermCheck products have been developed to meet the needs of millions of men who seek actionable information about their fertility health but wish to test themselves at home to avoid the indignities associated with traditional semen analysis.