The North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) for Technology, a Frisco-based nonprofit that supports medical technology start-up companies, has announced the top 10 presenting companies for the its 2012 MedVentures event. Slated for Oct. 9, MedVentures is an annual early-stage investment and education conference that includes angel investor/venture capital panel discussions, healthcare policy updates, and presentations by some of the top emerging medical technology companies in the region.
This year, NTEC received a record 80 applications. A panel of 30 reviewers from scientific and advisory boards selected the top 10 companies to present, said Dr. Hubert Zajicek, NTEC’s managing director, medical technology.
“We had a strong showing from Dallas-Fort Worth firms and have four represented among the Top 10 presenters,” he said in a statement.
Last year, seven of the 10 presenting companies secured a total f about $14 million in funds following the conference. ”Most of these were pre-revenue medtech startups—a very tough market,” Zajicek said.
Here, in alphabetical order, are the 2012 MedVentures presenters. For more information on the companies, click here.
Lab Automate Technologies Inc.
Organ Transport Systems Inc.
Private Social Networks Inc
Top MD Inc.
Tursiop Technologies LLC
Vascular Access Technologies Inc.