Medgadget Announces MedTech Innovator Applications


January 20, 2017 | Justin Barad

The premiere medical technology start-up competition has just announced they are accepting applications for their next batch of world changing companies. Medgadget had the chance to be present at the last MedTech innovator finals held at AdvaMed in Minneapolis this past October, which was clearly the highlight of the entire conference. Attendees were on the edge of their seats as the finalists laid out their personal stories and health-oriented technologies. The crowd, by popular vote, laid down judgement on our hopeful finalists awarding the grand prize to Green Sun Medical.

We had a chance to sit down with some of MedTech Innovator’s alumni at a reception last week. The current reigning champion, Jamie Haggard from Green Sun Medical, is doing well in his quest to change the current paradigm of scoliosis treatment to a dynamic “smart” brace. Jamie told us that MedTech Innovator was a critical experience for their company. He, in particular, was humbled by taking home the win, being in a cohort of such talented competitors. Another prior champion you should keep your eye on is mobileODT, that recently announced a partnership with Intel for AI decision support and screening for their affordable mobile colposcopy, in addition to their recent FDA clearance

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