Join the MedTech Innovator 2022 Global Showcase

Wilson Sonsini’s 29th Annual Medical Device Conference will once again partner with MedTech Innovator, the largest medical device accelerator in the world, to highlight this year’s top 50 early and mid-stage start-ups. These companies will present in the MedTech Innovator Showcase which includes a five-minute pitch by each company. Start-ups for the US program are selected from a pool of over 1,100 applications through a rigorous selection process that weighs input from investors, subject matter experts, and representatives from leading manufacturers including Asahi Intecc, BD, Dexcom, Edwards Lifesciences, Fujikura, Jabil Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Nipro Corporation, Olympus, W. L. Gore, and many more. Over $500,000 in cash prizes plus many in-kind prizes will be awarded to this year’s cohort, and they will join the ranks of 420 alumni who have gone on to bring more than 100 products to market, raise over $4.2B in follow-on funding, and 24 acquisitions. As attendees, you will have the opportunity to meet in our partnering sessions with these exciting companies.


8:45 – 9:30am Introduction Paul Grand
CEO, MedTech Innovator

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

Showcase Session I:
Cardiac & Vascular Surgery
8:53 AM – ConKay Medical Systems
8:57 AM – CorInnova
9:01 AM – Corveus Medical
9:05 AM – Endoron Medical
9:09 AM – Gradient Denervation Technologies
9:13 AM – LIQUET Medical
9:17 AM – Meacor
9:21 AM –
9:25 AM –
9:30 – 9:45am BREAK
9:45 – 10:30am Showcase Session II:
GI / Urology / Neurology
9:45 AM – Aqua Medical
9:49 AM – Augment Health
9:53 AM – Bright Uro
9:57 AM – Digma Medical
10:01 AM – Endoluxe
10:05 AM – EvoEndo
10:09 AM – Gravitas Medical
10:13 AM – Fluid Biomed
10:17 AM – Oxford Endovascular
10:21 AM – Phagenesis
10:25 AM –

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

10:30 – 10:45am BREAK
10:45 – 11:30am Showcase Session III:
General Surgery / Critical Care
10:45 AM – Clearcut Surgical
10:49 AM – Limax Biosciences
10:53 AM – Moon Surgical
10:57 AM – New View Surgical
11:01 AM – Phiex Technologies
11:05 AM – SafePush
11:09 AM – Xpan
11:13 AM – CorNeat Vision
11:17 AM – Prapela
11:21 AM –
11:25 AM –

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

11:30 – 12:45pm LUNCH – Off Site for those NOT registered for WSGR conference
12:45 – 1:00pm BREAK
1:00 – 1:45pm Showcase Session IV:
Connected Care / Early Detection & Diagnosis
1:00 PM –  Ad Vital
1:04 PM – CARI Health
1:08 PM – CloudMedx
1:12 PM – Healthcare X.0 GmbH
1:16 PM – PopCheck Technologies
1:20 PM – Tricog Health
1:24 PM – 52 North Health
1:28 PM – DermaSensor
1:36 PM – MicroGEM US
1:40 PM –

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

1:45 – 2:00pm BREAK
2:00 – 2:45pm Showcase Session V:
Hospital at Home / Digital Therapeutics
2:00 PM – Epineuron Technologies
2:04 PM – Neurovalens
2:08 PM – Tympanogen
2:12 PM – CardiaCare
2:16 PM – Endiatx
2:20 PM – LiveMetric
2:24 PM – MindMics
2:28 PM – SafeBeat Rx
2:32 PM – SymPhysis Medical
2:36 PM –
2:40 PM –

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

2:45 – 3:00pm BREAK
3:00 – 3:45pm Showcase Session VI:
Orthopaedic Surgery / Sports Medicine
3:00 PM – Discure Technologies
3:04 PM – Garwood Medical Devices
3:08 PM – Innovation Lab
3:12 PM – Lazurite
3:16 PM – RevBio
3:20 PM – SUTUREGARD Medical
3:24 PM – TrackX
3:28 PM – Woven Orthopedic Technologies
3:32 PM –
3:36 PM –
3:40 PM –

Twin Peaks
2nd Floor

3:45 – 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 – 5:00pm MedTech Innovator Plenary Session Competition Paul Grand
CEO, MedTech Innovator

Joshua Magnuson, Fujikura
Virginia Giddings, Edwards Lifescience
Tamir Meiri, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC

Gold Ballroom


MedTech Innovators


52 North Health
Low-cost rapid POC device and app that helps identify cancer patients at risk of life-threatening neutropenic sepsis.

Ad Vital
Sales, Marketing and operations automations software improve efficiency and productivity in medicine.

AI-enabled tool that decodes the ECG to uncover hidden insights that can predict heart disease early.

Aqua Medical
Endoscopic vapor ablation platform to treat diabetes and prevent cancers in the GI tract with a 30 min. outpatient procedure.

Augment Health
Noninvasively improving neurogenic bladder care with smart bladder monitoring.

Bright Uro
Next generation diagnostic devices for Urology leveraging advanced hardware, software, and data science.

Closed loop, non-invasive neuromodulation wearable therapeutic for detecting and reducing Atrial Fibrillation burden, and for monitoring outcomes.

CARI Health
A wearable remote medication monitor to keep patients on life-saving medications.

A surgical device that offers electrocautery and fluid suction capabilities all in one instrument.

A single Unified Data Platform with a powerful suite of APIs and Apps that offer operational and clinical insights.

ConKay Medical Systems
A unique annular repair device that can treat patients with large Tricuspid valves who are not being addressed by current solutions.

Minimally invasive biventricular non-blood contacting cardiac assist device to treat heart failure.

CorNeat Vision
Nondegradable, synthetic ECM-like material that seamlessly bio-integrates with surrounding tissue.

Corveus Medical
Catheter-based device that performs a targeted nerve ablation in an outpatient procedure to treat heart failure.

A handheld, point-and-click device that immediately assesses skin lesions for cancer.

Digma Medical
Minimally invasive, endoscopic therapy for type 2 diabetes that is an alternative to lifelong polypharmacy.

Discure Technologies
Minimally invasive system designed to reverse disc degeneration, eliminating the need for invasive surgery and reducing the use of opioids.

Hardcore telemedicine via cheap robot pills.

Complete endoscopic wireless camera platform utilizing AI/ML to improve clinical procedures.

Endoron Medical
Aortic Nitinol endo-suturing device for securing stent grafts in the treatment of Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm (AAA).

Epineuron Technologies
Temporary wearable device to deliver neuroregenerative bioelectronic therapy directly to injured peripheral nerves.

Single-use endoscope system enabling completely unsedated upper endoscopy for children and adults.

Fluid Biomed
The world’s first bio-absorbable brain stent, that cures aneurysms by diverting blood flow and dissolves away.

Garwood Medical Devices
Treats prosthetic joint implant biofilm infections instead of the gold-standard 2-stage revision surgeries.

Gradient Denervation Technologies
Gradient will treat patients suffering from heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, a life threatening disease.

Gravitas Medical
Nasogastric feeding system that prevents tube misplacement and monitors reflux and gastric emptying.

Healthcare X.0
SaaS solutions for the documentation, collaboration, and clinical decision support in oncology care.

Innovation Lab
Mechanical elbow brace stabilizes tremors for pediatric ataxic cerebral palsy to improve the performance of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Lazurite’s ArthroFree™ System, designed for improved OR efficiency and safety, is the only FDA-cleared wireless camera for arthroscopy and general endoscopy.

Image-Guided Biopsy for Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Higher Diagnostic Yield and Safer.

Limax Biosciences
Limax has developed a fully degradable hydrogel-based material has strong adhesion to difficult to attach surfaces.

Liquet Medical
Dual-tip infusion catheter with continuous biometric monitoring for the delivery of medication to treat pulmonary embolism.

LiveMetric is world’s first FDA-cleared non-cuff, passive, blood pressure monitoring wearable with ICU-level accuracy.

Meacor inc
Meacor is developing a novel catheter-based anchoring system that replicates the open-heart standard of care for mitral and tricuspid valve repair.

Rapid, portable, easy-to-use, sample-to-answer, point-of-need RT-PCR platform for pathogen detection and gene expression quantification.

MindMics delivers real-time, actionable, HR and HRV embedded in a pair of premium wireless earbuds.

Moon Surgical
A unique, adaptable, and accessible laparoscopic robot that keeps the surgeon at the bedside and in complete control.

Vestal DM is a wearable neuromodulation device that improves Type 2 Diabetes by stimulating the brainstem and hypothalamus.

New View Surgical
Visualization platform for minimally invasive surgery that + impacts both clinical and economic outcomes.

Oxford Endovascular
Origami Engineering for the Brain – a next-gen flow diverter treating brain aneurysms, reducing adverse events.

First of its kind neurostimulation system to treat swallowing disorders after stroke or mechanical ventilation (MV).

Phiex Technologies
Enabling faster and cheaper manufacturing of 50% of sterile medical devices with light-activated, self-sterilizing materials and replacing the cancer-causing status quo, ethylene oxide.

PopCheck Technologies
Remote monitoring biosensors with connected platform for management of postoperative complications.

A reusable vibrating incubator pad that will improve the treatment and clinical management of preterm infants with apnea of prematurity.

High-strength regenerative bone adhesive that fixates broken bones and stabilizes hardware to transform bone repair for many uses across the body.

SafeBeat Rx
The first take-home kit to care for patients with heart rhythm disorders in the comfort of their own homes.

Medical device solving the IV Push Injection Problem by regulating flow rates of drugs requiring timed deliveries.

Improves skin suturing by improving perfusion, reducing tearing and reducing postop wound dehiscence.

A digitally-enabled drainage system for treating malignant pleural effusion in the home.

Xray tracking for orthopedics surgeries to radically decrease interoperative radiation and OR time.

Tricog Health
Accelerating Cardiac Cardiac … Accurate Physician Verified EKG reports within 10 minutes.

Perf-Fix replaces surgical eardrum repair with a nonsurgical clinic procedure.

Woven Orthopedic Technologies
An implant to help surgeons overcome compromised fixation scenarios by enhancing the screw-to-bone interface.

Xpan’s universal trocar enables safest and most dynamic access and effortless upsizing in conventional/mini/robotic procedures.