Med-Tech Innovation Awards:
2020 Winners and Highly Commended


Congratulations to all the winners and those highly commended.




3D PRINTING AWARD


WINNER:


ExpHand Prosthetics

ExpHand Prosthetics were crowned this year’s Med-Tech Innovation Award winners in the 3D printing category. The company has developed affordable, expandable, customisable, 3D printed prosthetics for children aged three to ten, with an adjustable universal socket that can be fitted at home by parents. The ExpHand is a 3D printed prosthetic that is adjustable and so it grows with a child as they do, meaning it has a much longer useful lifetime than current products. 


HIGHLY COMMENDED: 
FabRX Ltd It's M3dimaker 3D printer prints solid oral medicine enabling personalised doses of medicine to meet specific health and therapeutic requirements in one pill.  


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CONNECTED HEALTH AWARD


 WINNER:


Ainostics Limited


AINOSTICS is a fast growing and highly innovative medical data analytics company, with a focus on the early diagnosis and management of neurodegenerative diseases. They have developed an AI analysis engine which uses multi-modal patient data to perform highly accurate diagnosis and prognosis for early dementia.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: 
The London Ambulance Service NHS Trust online Point of Care Testing (POCT) service enables en route pathological testing with results available online for the destination hospital.

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DESIGN AWARD


WINNER:


TheMoment


TheMoment, recently rebranded as Charco Neurotech, win the 2020 Med-Tech Innovation Design Award for the design of their non-invasive wearable device utilising pulsed cueing and focussed vibrotactile stimulation to ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Their aim first and foremost is to improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s, and furthermore, to improve the quality of life for those long-term conditions. This award celebrates that people with Parkinson’s have claimed that their movement was easier, faster, and more coordinated while using CUE 1


HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Oxford VR
has developed a virtual reality therapy platform with a computer-generated virtual coach for personalised treatment of mental health conditions – and has been adopted in four NHS Trusts.


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ENGINEERING AWARD


WINNER:


Biovation Orthopaedic Solution


Biovation Orthopaedic Solutions has been recognised for its instrument kit used to perform cartilage replacement implant surgery for big toe arthritis, which was redesigned to reduce lead times, manufacturing costs and allow for more accurate surgery. 


HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Marsden’s Patient Transfer Scale is a transfer board with an in-built weighing scale to enable immobile and time critical patients to be weighed instantly to allow for administering of drug doses and treatment.

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MATERIALS INNOVATION AWARD


WINNER:


Spyras


Spyras are this year’s Med-Tech Innovation Materials Innovation Award winner. The company has developed a disposable, paper-based wearable device for continuous real-time breathing analysis in hospitals. The device is designed to automatically alert clinicians to early signs of patient deterioration. 


HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Stratasys Digital materials have been developed to allow the Stratasys Digital Anatomy Platform to replicate human anatomy which has the same biomechanical properties as native bone and tissue for realistic anatomical models.


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