Technopath Named Ireland's Emerging Medtech Company of the Year

Technopath Manufacturing (Ballina, Ireland), a company that develops quality monitoring products for the IVD industry, has been named Ireland's Medical Technology Emerging Company of the Year. The company received the accolade during the Irish Medical Technology Industry Excellence Awards, which was held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Galway, Ireland, on December 13, 2012.

Technopath beat Apica Cardiovascular, i360medical, and neoSurgical to secure the top prize.

A privately held company, Technopath's products monitor the quality of hospital laboratory blood tests and prevent the reporting of incorrect results. The company claims that its product range is the only one available to bring test consolidation to the global hospital laboratory market. It anticipates bringing its technology to 20% of patients around the world in the next 24 months.

In addition to a trophy and bragging rights, Technopath will receive a winner's bursary of €5000 from event organizers.

The annual Irish Medical Technology Industry Excellence Awards are jointly hosted by Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland and the Irish Medical Devices Association.

Read more about this year's event on medtechinsider.

Norbert Sparrow