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Start-Ups Seek Investors at Boston Medtech Event

Medical device start-ups gathered in Boston, an area that has become an innovation magnet, to pitch their business plans to more than 300 venture capitalists and angel investors last Friday.

October 5, 2009

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Start-Ups Seek Investors at Boston Medtech Event

Sponsored by MassMEDIC, the 11th annual event gave early-stage companies and entrepreneurs the chance to make the case for their product and network in a region that is on the cutting edge of medical device development. Companies that showcased their innovations included Taris Biomedical (Lexington, MA), which designed a drug-delivery device for treating bladder syndrome and interstitial cystitis; Profound Medical Inc. (Toronto), a company that is looking for $6.5 million to pay for the development of a real-time imaging device for prostate cancer; and Aponos Medical (Kingston, NH), a start-up company that has a platform technology for the removal of submucosal tumors. The Medtech Investors Conference draws more than 450 people each year from the areas of finance, product development, and manufacturing.

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