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Pharma Intelligence Announces the Finalists for the First Annual Medtech Insight Awards

LONDON – AUGUST 13, 2018 – Informa Pharma Intelligence today announces the finalists for the 2018 Medtech Insight Awards. The diverse group of finalists were chosen by a highly respected independent panel of experts from across the sector.

Held on the eve of and in partnership with The MedTech Conference in Philadelphia, the Medtech Insight Awards will honor and applaud those who, through their passion and unwavering commitment, are driven to cure, inform, minimize treatment burden, and make human lives better.

"The Medtech Insight Awards celebrate the innovators at the heart of the medical device and diagnostics industry. Entrepreneurship, technology know-how and creative business models are what make the medtech sector tick, and we look forward to shining a light on the best that industry has to offer," said David Filmore, Editor in Chief at Medtech Insight.

Categories recognize achievements across the device and diagnostics industries, from technological innovations and partnerships, to emerging markets, to the more personal accomplishments of teams and individuals.

"The quality and volume of the entries was tremendous. The judges had a very difficult task in selecting the finalists from the array of submissions we received. Entries came in from organizations ranging from small start-ups to well-established medtech players, and from many different clinical and technology sectors," said Filmore.

Following are the finalists for the categories. The complete list of finalists is also available on the 2018 Medtech Insight Awards website.


Best Company for Accelerated Growth

• Accuron MedTech

• AdviNow Medical

• Amenity Health

• Eargo

• Medical Guardian


Best Proof-of-Value of an Innovation

• Aethlon Medical

• Cardiva Medical

• Immunexpress

• Seno Medical’s Engineer, Software Teams

• Wanda


Best Technological Innovation – Consumer Devices

• AdviNow Medical: On-Call

• Ascensia Diabetes Care Basel: CONTOUR®DIABETES

• Eargo: Eargo Max Air Conduction Hearing Aid

• electroCore: gammaCore

• Medical Guardian: Freedom Guardian

• ResMed: AirMini


Entrepreneur of the Year

• James Bates, AdviNow Medical

• Raymond W. Cohen, Axonics Modulation Technologies

• Geoff Gross, Medical Guardian

• Dr. Sean Ianchulev, Eyenovia

• Chrissa McFarlane, Patientory

• Prof. Daniel Yachia, Innoventions


Most Innovative Clinical Trial

• IDx

• Intersect ENT

• Pixium Vision

• Quanta Dialysis Technologies


Most Innovative Team or Innovator of the Year

• DNAe

• electroCore

• Eyenovia

• Innoventions

• MediSieve

• Owlstone Medical

• PolarityTE

• The Trendlines Group, The Trendlines Labs Team


In Vivo Award for Best Medtech Partnership/Alliance

• ICON’s Medical Device and Diagnostic team and Boston

Scientific’s Rhythm Management (RM) Division

• Philips and The Spectranetics Corporation

• WuXi AppTec Group and Mayo Clinic


Venture Financing Deal of the Year

• Aetion


• CMR Surgical

• Personal Genome Diagnostics

• PhoreMost


This year's Medtech Insight Award winners will be announced at a gala dinner and ceremony on September 23, 2018, at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia, PA. To book a table, visit the Medtech Insight Awards website.


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