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Ashok Khandkar Ashok Khandkar, CEO
Elute

A new class of polymer-controlled drug delivery devices designed to prevent and treat orthopedic and other surgical bone infections.

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Bill Perry Bill Perry, CEO
Deep Blue Medical Advances

Surgeon-invented T-Line® Hernia Mesh with integral suture-like extensions designed to eliminate a key point of failure for conventional mesh fixation - the mesh, suture, tissue interface - and to provide superior anchor strength. Additional products in development include an anchor clip for even faster, easier implantation; a biosynthetic version of the T-Line Hernia Mesh; and a coated composite version of the T-Line Mesh.

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Kevin Richardson Kevin Richardson, Chairman & CEO
SANUWAVE

A shockwave technology company developing patented, noninvasive devices for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue and vascular structures.

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Jong Lee Jong Lee, CEO & Cofounder
Day Zero Diagnostics

Day Zero Diagnostics uses whole genome sequencing and machine learning to modernize infectious disease diagnosis and treatment. DZD is developing a rapid diagnostic for sepsis that uses genomic data to identify a pathogen and to comprehensively profile its antibiotic resistance, as well as services for hospital infection control. Our goal is modernize hospital microbiology using NGS and a big-data approach. 

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John VeLure John VeLure, President & CEO
i-Lumen Scientific

A novel surface neurostimulation technology (called Neural Retinal Therapy™) to restore vision in those afflicted with Dry, Age-related Macular Degeneration (or Dry AMD).  

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Brian Hutchison Brian Hutchison, Executive Chairman and CEO
Catalyst OrthoScience

Catalyst OrthoScience develops and markets surgical implants that make orthopedic surgery less invasive and more efficient for both surgeons and patients. The company's first offering, the Catalyst CSR Total Shoulder System, represents the next evolution in total shoulder arthroplasty. 

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Ziad Rouag Ziad Rouag, CEO
BIOMODEX

BIOMODEX uses 3D printing to create tissue-like anatomical twins from medical images. The anatomically accurate twins are designed to provide critical tactile and imaging feedback to users which, when paired with simulated blood flow stations, offers a unique and tailored end to end physician experience.

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Peter Van Haur Peter Van Haur, CEO
VitalConnect

Reimagining a world with predictive health at our fingertips.

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Laura Piccinini Laura Piccinini, CEO
Respiratory Motion

Global leader in innovative Minute Ventilation Monitoring, useful across a wide variety of patient populations and environments to assess respiratory function and provide early warning of respiratory collapse.

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Bruce Lichorowic Bruce Lichorowic, President & CEO
Galen Robotics

Digital-Surgery-as-a-Service (DSaaS) combining the power of a new microsurgery platform with a system of big data analytics and machine learning to provide advanced surgical assistance in performing delicate or intricate procedures. 

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Dushyanth Surakanti Dushyanth Surakanti, CEO
Sparta Biopharma

The first osseointegrative biomimetic knee cartilage implant.

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Harlee Sorkin Harlee Sorkin, CEO
InterShunt Technologies

Proprietary catheter system that allows for the capture and excision of tissue from the interatrial septum. The result is a left to right atrial shunt that off-loads elevated left atrial pressure, reducing symptoms in Heart Failure patients. The mechanical system is designed for safety and ease of use and is the only interatrial shunting device that requires no implant and no energy.

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Lucy O'Keeffe Lucy O'Keeffe, CEO
CroiValve

CroíValve has developed a safe, effective, easy to use, percutaneous solution for treating all patients with severe Tricuspid Regurgitation

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AtriAN Medical

Long-term, non-thermal resolution of atrial fibrillation.

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Gabriel Sanchez Gabriel Sanchez, CEO
Enspectra Health

Enspectra Health (formerly Zebra Medical Technologies) is developing a novel system to image live cellular anatomy without cuts or stains. We aim to transform patient care across multiple conditions, beginning with the detection and treatment of skin cancers.

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John Zak John Zak, President & CEO
XaTek

As a platform technology, the ClotChip™ device from XaTek is a handheld, point-of-care global assay to evaluate the hemostatic process. The ClotChip is agnostic to the cause of any defect of coagulation and is therefore uniquely situated to serve urgent needs of a number of different clinical markets. 

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Mike Teodorescu Mike Teodorescu, CEO
SurgiBox

SurgiBox is an ultraportable sterile field that fits in a backpack.

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Matt Miller Matt Miller, Director Of Technology Development
Genesis Software Innovations

Genesis Software Innovations, GSI, was formed to develop innovative and integrated software tools focused around orthopedic surgical centers.

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Todd Moseley Todd Moseley, CEO
Spinal Simplicity

Innovative, simple solutions for complex spinal problems.

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Daniel Mark Daniel Mark, CEO
Spindiag

Point-of-care solution to control infectious diseases using a centrifugal microfluidic technology.  Test for infectious diseases at the point of care, i.e. at hospital admission. Decide on the spot: quarantine or not.

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Cody Simmons Cody Simmons, CEO
DermaSensor

DermaSensor, Inc. enables all medical professionals to effectively check for skin cancer. The DermaSensor device is an affordable handheld tool that uses artificial intelligence and spectroscopy to evaluate skin lesions for cancer in a matter of seconds.

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Vadim Gurevich Vadim Gurevich, CEO
GLW Medical Innovation

GLW Medical Innovation (“GLW”) focuses on developing innovative start-up companies, with cost-effective implant and instrument solutions in various segments of the orthopedic market. We develop technologies that improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of implants for the healthcare industry. We partner with a select global network of surgeon pioneers and thought leaders who help GLW develop small focused companies. We commercialize products through exclusive sales distribution relationships.

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Jerry Mezger Jerry Mezger, President & CEO
Harbor MedTech

A fully integrated, commercial-stage regenerative medicine company. Two FDA-cleared and CE marked products and a broad pipeline that leverage a patented BriDGE® technology.  The BriDGE® Process transforms standard type-1 collagen into a bio-friendly, stabilized collagen matrix which acts as a trigger to activate the patient’s own healing cascade.

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Andrew McDaid Andrew McDaid, Founder & CEO
OPUM Technologies

Automated care platform for knee health. OPUM’s intelligent platform utilizes AI to provide actionable data and insights help you to manage recovery and long-term knee health.

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Bradley Paddock Bradley Paddock, President & CEO
CeQur

CeQur is commercializing advanced, simple-to-use insulin delivery devices that make it easier for people living with diabetes to adhere to therapy and stay in control of their disease. The Company’s simple, three-day, wearable devices provide freedom from multiple daily insulin injections.

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Martin Stenfeldt Martin Stenfeldt, CEO
MedTrace Pharma

MedTrace Pharma A/S is a development stage company aiming to innovate PET diagnostic imaging by transforming blood flow quantification.

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Angela Liedler Angela Liedler, Chairman and CEO
Precisis

Neurostimulation for cortical functional impairments.

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Kristie Burns Kristie Burns, Chief Marketing Officer
Cala Health

A bioelectronic medicine company transforming the standard of care for chronic disease.

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Claude Nogard Claude Nogard, CEO
Ergosuture

Surgical solutions that help improve suturing safety, speed and versatility.

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Dr Arnaud Rosier Dr Arnaud Rosier, Founder & CEO
Implicity

Remote monitoring platform for patients with connected pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Marinela Gombosev Marinela Gombosev, CEO, President
Evoke Neuroscience

The eVox System is a medical device that measures brain health to aid doctors in the diagnosis of cognitive disorders. 

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Clark Tedford Clark Tedford, President & CEO
LumiThera

Developing photobiomodulation treatments for ocular diseases and disorders.

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Jeffrey Weisberg Jeffrey Weisberg, CEO
ChipCare

Multiplexed point-of-care diagnostics for sexually transmitted infections.  Utilizing a patented approach for analyte detection, the platform can perform multiple classes of assays including cell surface markers, proteins and nucleic acids from an easily collected sample such as urine.

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Wayne Allen Wayne Allen, CEO
Perfuze

Innovative catheter technology to treat acute ischemic stroke

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Keith Carlton Keith Carlton, CEO
EBT Medical

Disruptive neuromodulation technologies focused on pelvic floor disorders.

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Bob Radie Bob Radie, Chairman & CEO
Neuraptive Therapeutics

Therapeutics product designed for administration during surgery to improve outcomes for patients impacted by acute nerve injury repairs and reconstructive surgical procedures involving peripheral nerves. Also developing a suite of advanced microsurgical instruments for use in peripheral nerve surgery.

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Christopher Kent Christopher Kent, President & CEO
ODS Medical

AI-enabled optical detecion systems for tumor margin assessments.

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Susan Wood Susan Wood, President & CEO
VIDA

VIDA is transforming lung care through intelligence, using imaging-based AI to uniquely profile and manage the patient with or at-risk of respiratory diseases. 

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Ted Bird Ted Bird, Chief Strategy Officer
Dymicron

Dymicron is an innovation-driven medical technology company that is advancing a new generation of musculoskeletal devices made from Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD)—one of the strongest substances known to man, and a material for which Dymicron has exclusive patented use in all human interbody applications.

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Ali Bakhshinejad Ali Bakhshinejad, CEO
VasoGnosis

An Artificial Intelligence Powered diagnostic and surgical planning Software as a Service for cerebrovascular diseases.

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David Kuraguntla David Kuraguntla, CEO
GraftWorx

Clinical stage medical technology company enabling precision medicine with real-time data.  A technology platform monitoring clinically actionable hemodynamic parameters, continuously and non-invasively, to detect early warning signs of serious events and avoid preventable hospital visits.

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Nikhil Shah Nikhil Shah, CEO & Co-Founder
Nephrodite

Developing and commercializing our fully implantable continuous dialysis device - The Holly.

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Dr. Ben Lipps Dr. Ben Lipps, CEO and Chairman
Magforce

Nanotechnology-based therapy for the treatment of cancer.

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Manny Villafaña, PhD, Sc Manny Villafaña, PhD, Sc, Founder of St. Jude Medical, ATS, Cardiac Pacemakers
Medical 21

Developing an artificial artery to eliminate the harvesting of vessels from the patient during bypass CABG surgery.

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Timothy P. Moran Timothy P. Moran, CEO
Motus GI

Innovative solutions to address unmet needs in GI endoscopy, cost-effectively improving clinical outcomes that benefit patients, providers and payers worldwide.

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Alan Lucas Alan Lucas, CEO & Founder
Navigation Sciences

Developing Image-guided Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (iVATS) technology for minimally invasive identification and removal of early stage lung tumors and other soft tissue cancers.

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Joseph Connell Joseph Connell, Chairman
NeuEsse

Plant-based human skin substitute in either a protein material bandage or a "no-touch" application protocol device (especially for burns) that is lightweight, portable, military-grade and available at any point of injury to deliver skin substitutes along with other therapeutics for military and civilian patients.

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Cristian Atria Cristian Atria, Founder & CEO
nView Medical

3D imaging in surgery using AI image creation algorithms that merge prior information with real-time data gathered during surgery to reduce imaging time and to minimize x-ray radiation.

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Lishan Aklog, MD Lishan Aklog, MD, Chairman & CEO
PAVmed

PAVmed’s current pipeline consists of six lead products focused on medical infusion, hand surgery, pediatric ear infections, and tissue ablation.  PAVmed is building it's product pipeline and has new innovations which will be announced at the Summit.

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Ryan Shelton, PhD Ryan Shelton, PhD, CEO & Co-Founder
PhotoniCare

The TOMi™ Scope uses an advanced light-based technology to see through the eardrum to fundamentally transform the diagnosis and treatment of middle ear infection. 

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Bryan Lord Bryan Lord, CEO
Pristine Surgical

Pristine Surgical makes a high definition single-use visualization system for minimally invasive surgery and delivers its visualization devices in complete single-use kits. The devices utilize a low-cost image processing unit which also serves as a portal to cloud-based software supporting the entire surgical episode.

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Amit Vohra, PhD Amit Vohra, PhD, CEO
Promaxo

Next generation office-based modular MRI and MRI based technologies. Initial focus on advancing the solutions for prostate disease management and other urology and pelvic conditions.

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Richard Hanbury Richard Hanbury, CEO
Sana Health

Non-invasive bio-therapeutic device for pain management.

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Geoffrey Klass Geoffrey Klass, CEO
Sense Diagnostics

The Sense devices is a non-invasive, disposable technology that continuously monitors brain activity primarily in the intensive care unit.

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Matt Ahearn Matt Ahearn, President & COO
Shoulder Innovations

Total shoulder replacement system that addresses the most significant issue in shoulder arthroplasty: unreliable fixation of the glenoid implant.

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Attila Borbath Attila Borbath, CEO
Synergia Medical

Leveraging photonics to create a platform for small, safe and long-lasting neurostimulators.

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John Barrett John Barrett, CEO
ZKR Orthopedics

New procedure to mimic the clinical effects of tibial osteotomy procedures. Implants will be delivered to the proximal tibia below the patellar tendon, offloading and re-directing the tendon to reduce pain and inflammation.

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Claude LeDuc Claude LeDuc, CEO
Ortho Regenerative Technologies

Orthopedic biotechnology company developing novel therapeutic tissue repair devices to dramatically improve the success rate of Sports Medicine Surgeries.

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Thomas Dietiker Thomas Dietiker, CEO
Medtor

Technology to transform accuracy in vital-sign monitoring and wearable devices with a patented spectral white light sensor.  Designed for clinical grade mobile, the vital sign monitoring clears the way for broader applications.

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Stuart Mitchell, PhD Stuart Mitchell, PhD, Founder & CEO
Novuson

Novuson’s patented DTU technology will represent the first substantive innovation in over 25 years for targeting vessel sealing / dividing, and hemostasis (bleeding control) in surgical and trauma applications.

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Shahram Sharif Shahram Sharif, CEO
LindaCare

Remote monitoring solutions for implantable cardiac devices.

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Joseph Muldoon Joseph Muldoon, CEO
FAST BioMedical

A medical technology company focused on the development of a patented technology for measuring plasma volume and kidney function.

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John Klock John Klock, CEO
QT Ultrasound

QT Ultrasound is a privately held technology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of an innovative automated breast imaging system producing high-resolution transmission ultrasound images.

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Doug Daniels Doug Daniels, CEO
Stroma Medical

STRŌMA® is the leader in permanent eye color change, with its revolutionary STRŌMA® Laser System. Its patented laser initiates a natural metabolic process that gradually eliminates the superficial pigment in darker eyes to reveal your natural underlying color.

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Osman Khawar Osman Khawar, CEO
Diality

Smart, flexible, portable, home hemodialysis machine that will enable patients to treat themselves wherever they are.

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David Cuccia David Cuccia, Founder, CTO
Modulim

Optical imaging solutions powered by spatial frequency domain imaging that help clinicians assess compromised circulation.

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Michael Whitman Michael Whitman, CEO
Micro Interventional Devices

Micro Interventional Devices, Inc. (MID), a Delawarecorporation founded in 2010, is a development stage medical device companyfocusing on the design, manufacture and commercialization of disruptivetechnologies for use in percutaneous structural heart repair procedures.  MID is currently enrolling patients in a CE Mark study in Europe. 

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Philip Rackliffe Philip Rackliffe, CEO
Centerline Biomedical

A Cleveland Clinic spinoff company commercializing the Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS™) technology — an innovative, non-x-ray based 3D GPS-like surgical navigation technology that improves endovascular procedure outcomes and reduces radiation exposure.

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Per Persson Per Persson, CEO
Acarix

Acoustic monitoring of coronary artery diseases of the heart. Modern tool for early and accurate CAD rule-out. 

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John Barrett John Barrett, CEO
Auctus Surgical

Technology to treat pediatric scoliosis with non-fusion surgical system.

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Nissan Elimelech Nissan Elimelech, Founder & CEO
Augmedics

Advanced technologies aimed at revolutionizing surgical treatment.  Initial product delivers augmented-reality head-mounted display for spine surgery which allows surgeons to see the patient’s anatomy through skin and tissue, as if they had "X-Ray Vision."

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Kevin Rocco Kevin Rocco, CEO
Biorez

Biorez is developing bio-inductive implants for the $7B sports medicine market that help restore joint stability and help direct the healing and regeneration of new functional tissue. After the healing process is complete, our implants are naturally broken down by the body, restoring the anatomy without the chronic risks of permanent synthetic materials.

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Mohan Frick Mohan Frick, CEO
ChemoTech

The company is dedicated to innovation in cancer care and recently launched IQwave. This technology performs electrochemotherapy which is approved for the treatment of a wide range of tumors. 

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William Altman William Altman, CEO
CorInnova

Minimally invasive, soft robotic cardiac device creating a new paradigm for heart failure treatment.

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Jeff Conroy Jeff Conroy, Co-Founder & CEO
Embody

Collagen-based implants for the treatment of tendon and ligament injuries.

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Claude Cohen-Bacrie Claude Cohen-Bacrie, Founder, President & CEO
e-Scopics

e-Scopics is a French startup which democratizes ultrasound imaging to all healthcare professionals. It manufactures a digital transducer and a connected software APP to provides quantitative imaging for several medical conditions. The image formation process is no longer HW based but rather a SaaS running on a cell phone, a Tablet or the Cloud, with AI based algorithms for quantitative diagnosis. 

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Arnaud Mascarell Arnaud Mascarell, CEO
FineHeart

Implantable Cardiac Output Management System (ICOMS) is a novel, wirelessly powered, fully implantable mechanical circulatory support device that is able to optimize cardiac output while preserving the heart’s innate contractility.

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Tej M. Singh, MD Tej M. Singh, MD, CEO
Fist Assist

Wearable device for vein identification and enhancement for the ESRD patient.

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Lorenzo Pradella Lorenzo Pradella, CEO
GreenBone Ortho

Bone regenerating, load-bearing implants to treat severe fractures and conditions such as trauma and tumors that result in extensive bone loss

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Douglas Snell Douglas Snell, Program Director
HAPPE Spine

Hydroxyapatite Porous PEEK (HAPPE) fabricated through proprietary technology to provide optimal mechanical properties of PEEK polymer materials, while providing improved surface texture inviting boney engagement, interconnected porosity for long term fixation, and the bioactive properties of HA to provide an effective construct for bone ingrowth. The HA further improves mechanical properties compared to standard PEEK, and all together, optimizes imaging for post operative diagnosis.

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