Vice President, AdvaMed Accel The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
AdvaMed Accel Leadership Seminar - Part III
A select group of MedTech Innovator semi-finalists companies will compete for the audience vote and the MedTech Innovator 2021 Execution Award, presented to the company in the Accelerator Program that demonstrates the strongest execution plan and potential. The winner of the Execution Award will also receive the Virginia Shimer Rybski Memorial Award. As a scientist and serial entrepreneur, Virginia Shimer Rybski worked for and founded several companies before becoming the President and CEO of Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. In the spirit of this dynamic woman, this award was created by AdvaMed Accel in 2013 to encourage the enthusiastic pursuit of business excellence in the medical technology industry and recognize the potential of a promising entrepreneurial company.
The winners will be announced LIVE during The MedTech Innovator 2021 Execution Competition livestream on Wednesday, September 22, starting at 2PM ET. If you’ve already watched the pitches in advance, tune in at 3:30PM ET to see the announcement of the winners.
The five finalists selected to compete for the Execution Award competition are:
CAIRA Surgical – New York, NY – Surgical navigation and robotics in joint replacement Evren Technologies – Gainesville, FL – Neurostimulation device for the treatment of PTSD Lifelet Medical – Galway, Ireland – Sustainable polymeric transcatheter aortic valve for increased durability and easier delivery Otolith Labs – Washington, DC –Wearable device that is the first fast-acting treatment for vertigo PATH EX – Houston, TX – CycloPE captures and removes bacteria from blood regardless of bacteria type or drug-resistance
Judges for the Execution Award competition are: Ilana Neftin, senior manager, Corporate Development, Dexcom; Kenny Tran, business development / project manager, Asahi Intecc USA; Virginia Giddings, advanced technology exploration, Edwards Lifesciences; Kathryn Zavala, chief operating officer, MedTech Innovator.