Accelerator

Up & Running with Matthew Smyth, CEO of StimSherpa

Matthew Smyth has two decades of professional experience in business, strategy, engineering, law and intellectual property. He started his engineering career in the telecommunications space; obtained a law degree and then spent four years as an associate and patent attorney at Fish & Richardson; moved to an in-house legal position at Honeywell, where he provided […]

Up & Running with Ramji Iyer, CEO of Laplace Interventional

Ramji Iyer is the founder and CEO of Laplace Interventional, which is developing a unique solution to tricuspid regurgitation. In his last role, Ramji was the Senior Director of R&D at LivaNova (Caisson Interventional) and led their transcatheter mitral valve program. Ramji has over 10+ years of heart valve development experience with over 20 patents […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, Co-Founder of Sandstone Diagnostics

Greg Sommer is a PhD-level engineer, entrepreneur, and executive in consumer healthcare and clinical diagnostics. In 2012, Dr. Sommer co-founded Sandstone Diagnostics, a Bay Area medical technology and tools company enabling lab testing anywhere, anytime by bringing the centrifuge to the patient. Dr. Sommer was recognized as a 2015 Bay Area “40 Under 40” by […]

HHS Expands Network of Innovation Accelerators

Five accelerators will join a unique innovation accelerator network that provides small and start-up biotechnology innovators with technical and entrepreneurial support they need to accelerate the development of products that could transform the nation’s approach to health security threats. The network was established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 16, 2019

Google Works With Mayo Clinic to Share Health Knowledge Healthy.io Raises $60 Million in Series C Funding and Receives FDA Clearance for Smartphone-Based Test to Diagnose Chronic Kidney Disease Baxter puts up $230m for Cheetah Medical St. Thomas Announces Founding Dean for College of Health Heraeus to acquire Via Biomedical Imricor becomes second Minnesota IPO […]

MedTech Innovator Opens Applications for Global Showcase, Competition and Accelerator

2019 Showcase to Feature Industry’s 50 Best-in-Class Medical Technology Startups LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2018 – MedTech Innovator, the premier nonprofit accelerator in the medical technology industry, today announced a call for startups and emerging growth companies to apply to its 2019 program, which will award up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind prizes during its competition. The deadline […]

Up & Running with Noleus Technologies’ Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam of gBETA Medtech

gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley with additional support from the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic. Their first cohort wrapped up in June and the second cohort was announced in July. Over the next few weeks, we will profile the second […]

Up & Running with Morari’s Jeff Bennet of gBETA Medtech

gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley with additional support from the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic. Their first cohort wrapped up in June and the second cohort was announced in July. Over the next few weeks, we will profile the second […]

Up & Running with Steve Ferry of NeuroVASx Medical, a gBETA Medtech Company

gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over the next few weeks, we will profile the first cohort of companies. Steve Ferry (Founder and CEO) is educated in engineering and chemistry. Prior to establishing his consulting business, Endeavor Medical Technology, he worked for […]

Up & Running with Andy Pfahnl of Kobara Medical, a gBETA Medtech Company

gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over the next few weeks, we will profile the first cohort of companies. Andy has held Manager, VP, GM and CTO positions at Devicix/Nortech, Amphenol, and Teradyne. He is leading the product commercialization at CathVision ApS […]

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