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eDevice, Symetis and Neuravi have been named winners of the Tech Tour 2017 Healthtech Awards at an award ceremony recognising the most innovative healthtech companies in Europe.

Each company has previously presented their business at a past Tech Tour event. The Tech Tour Healthtech Awards highlight the successful development of European companies that have made significant achievements and contributions to global health since their presentations at prior Tech Tour events. The winners will be celebrated later today at the Tech Tour 2017 Healthtech Summit networking dinner at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.

The Tech Tour 2017 Digital Health Award winner, eDevice, founded in 1999, is the leading provider of connected care solutions. Marc Berrebi, Co-Founder of eDevice says: “eDevice started sharing its vision of the Internet of Things at the 2001 French Tech Tour and it was a turning point for the company. After a roller coaster start-up adventure, we are extremely proud to be again in front of the best industry experts to receive the Tech Tour Digital Health Award.

The Tech Tour 2017 Medtech Award winner, Symetis, founded in 2001, is the leading European developer of innovative, minimally invasive heart valve replacement devices. Jacques Essinger, CEO of Symetis says: “I am honoured that Tech Tour is recognising, with this Medtech Award, the 12-year journey of Symetis. My thanks to the Symetis team for their collective achievement.

The Tech Tour 2017 Health Tech Special Jury Prize winner, Neuravi, founded in 2009, develops and globally markets innovative medical devices for neurointerventional therapy that are based upon extensive research into the clot and occlusions that cause stroke. Eamon Brady, founder of Neuravi says: “On behalf of the team at Neuravi I am delighted to accept the Special Jury Prize. Their dedication to bringing solutions to key unmet therapy needs in stroke has been incredible and it is great to see that dedication acknowledged.

Past winners of the Tech Tour Healthech Awards include CeQur, Endosense, EOS Imaging, MindMaze, Occlutech, Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation, and Sophia Genetics.

The Tech Tour 2017 Healthtech Summit is proudly supported by Pictet, State of Vaud, Bryan, Garnier & Co, Strammer, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Euronext, McKinsey & Company, Biopôle, EPFL, Cukierman & Co Life Sciences, Health 2.0, Healthware International, the MedTech Strategist, MedTech Engine, mHealth Israel, and StartUp Health.

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