AALBORG, DENMARK — February 1st, 2022 — SMART-TRIAL, the industry leader in Data Acquisition & Management systems built specifically for Medical Device & Diagnostics clinical investigations and registries, announced today its partnership with MedTech Innovator, the premier accelerator in the medical technology industry. MedTech Innovator matches healthcare industry leaders with innovative early-stage and emerging growth medtech companies for mentorship and support. Fifty startups will participate in the MedTech Innovator 2022 program, including 25 early-stage companies in the Accelerator cohort. This year, MedTech Innovator will award more than $500,000 in cash prizes and in-kind services.
SMART-TRIAL will work directly with the cohort companies and will also provide financial support to MedTech Innovator. The startups selected for the 2022 program will be exclusively featured at the two largest gatherings of industry leaders on the East and West coasts of the United States: The WSGR Medical Device Conference on June 17 in San Francisco and The MedTech Conference powered by AdvaMed taking place October 24-26 in Boston.
“SMART-TRIAL is committed to supporting leading-edge health innovations that aim to deliver optimal patient outcomes,” said Adam Steadman, Chief Commercial Officer – Americas & Asia, SMART-TRIAL. “We are excited to be a part of the MedTech Innovator ecosystem as one of its newest partners and provide strategic counsel and mentorship to startups seeking to bring novel technologies to global healthcare delivery systems.”
“With the support of our vast network of industry partners, MedTech Innovator identifies and advances the industry’s most promising medical technology and digital health companies to help ensure that their innovations successfully reach patients,” said Paul Grand, founder and CEO of MedTech Innovator. “Our partners and sponsors play an invaluable part in advancing innovation with their expertise and industry knowledge. We are pleased to welcome SMART-TRIAL as one of our newest partners and look forward to working together to achieve better patient outcomes and provide value to the healthcare system.”
SMART-TRIAL joins founding sponsors Johnson & Johnson and RCT Ventures, and annual program sponsors NIPRO Medical Corp., Asahi Intecc, BD, Edwards Lifesciences LLC, Dexcom, Fujikura Ltd., Jabil Healthcare, Olympus Medical Systems Group, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Experien Group, now a part of Veranex, Greenlight Guru, Medmarc, Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), NAMSA, Oliver Healthcare Packaging, Proxima Clinical Research, Silicon Valley Bank, Three Bridges Management & Consulting, Velentium, and Ximedica, now a part of Veranex. The organization’s industry partners include AdvaMed, Health+Commerce, MedTech Strategist, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
SMART-TRIAL is the industry leader in Data Acquisition & Management systems built specifically for Medical Device & Diagnostics clinical investigations and registries
SMART-TRIAL is helping MedTech to comply with regulations on clinical evidence, by simplifying the collection and management of clinical data. We offer a do-it-yourself Electronic Data Capture software for pre- and post-market clinical studies, registries and surveys.
Our mission is to make it easy and cost-effective to collect and manage clinical data in compliance with industry regulations, so safer and better medical devices can reach patients faster.
About MedTech Innovator
Based in Los Angeles, Calif., MedTech Innovator is the largest accelerator of medical device companies in the world and the premier nonprofit startup accelerator in the medical technology industry.[i] Its mission is to improve the lives of patients by accelerating the growth of companies that are transforming the healthcare system. MedTech Innovator matches healthcare industry leaders with innovative early stage and emerging growth medtech companies for mentorship and support.
For more information about MedTech Innovator and how to apply for the 2022 Accelerator and Showcase programs, visit https://medtechinnovator.org/ and follow @MedTechAwards on Twitter and on LinkedIn. To receive industry insights and highlights about MedTech Innovator’s current and alumni participant companies, subscribe to its monthly newsletter.
[i] Gibbs, M., Johnson, B., Silva, B. A., & Berube, K. (2020, July 10). Q2 2020 Life Science Accelerators Insights Cipher Bio. Retrieved September 15, 2020, from https://www.cipherbio.com/blog/life-science-accelerators-insights/
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