Medtech suppliers are the unsung heroes of the medtech industry.
Here are the 10 finalists that UBM Canon's editorial team have selected after a review of the submissions. The slideshow is an edited version of the actual submissions in alphabetical order.
A grand prize winner will be announced on Feb. 12, but here is a chance for readers to weigh in. Please cast your vote at the end of the slideshow.
Let's have some healthy competition, so finalists get your friends and family to show support for the Reader's Choice Award. Voting ends 5 p.m. PST on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Name of Supplier
Describe an innovation your company developed between 2012 and the present and its potential application in medical devices.
How does the innovation work? Please describe the technology.
Describe how your innovation adds value for medical device OEMs. Can it make work processes more efficient, reduce costs, improve quality, or improve patient outcomes?
What distinguishes your product/service from those of competitors and what makes it unique in the market?
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