ATLANTA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Technologies Inc. (ITEC), parent company of IrriMax Corporation, makers of IRRISEPT® (www.irrisept.com), has been selected from a record number of applicants as a presenting company at the 2014 Conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA). ITEC is one of 20 companies that will present to investors and corporations seeking investment opportunities.
The eighth annual SEMDA Conference, "Thriving During Healthcare Reform," takes place May 7-8, 2014, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta.
"We are pleased to be selected to present at SEMDA, one of the best forums for medical device companies seeking funding and meaningful commercial connections," said CEO, Gareth Clarke. "This is an opportunity for us to make our business and our flagship product, IrriSept, more visible; accelerate growth and further pursue our company's key objective, helping reduce the incidence of surgical site infections"
"SEMDA raised the bar in 2014 with the quality of our presenting companies, which represent early growth and growth equity phase companies headquartered in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic," stated Bob Crutchfield, President of SEMDA and General Partner at Harbert Venture Partners. "As an institutional investor, former industry executive, and this year's SEMDA President, we are extending the pull of the investment community from a national footprint to include strategics, venture capitalists and angel investors. The 2014 SEMDA Conference will be the site where invention and investment meet."
Each presenting company is assigned a mentoring team of industry experts to assist with developing the best possible presentation to enhance the probability of obtaining funding. At the conclusion of the conference, the "Presenting Company SpotLight Winner" will be announced. The winner will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and attendee votes, and will receive a free registration and opportunity to present at the 2014 AdvaMed Conference in Chicago.
Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, the SEMDA 2014 Conference includes a line-up of prominent industry speakers including Gala Speaker John A. Bardis, President and CEO of MedAssets; Stephen J. Ubl, President of AdvaMed; Jeffrey Shuren, MD. JD., of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Lisa Ashby, President of Cardinal Health; and many other industry, investment and university speakers.
About ITEC (d/b/a IrriMax Corporation)
IrriMax ® Corporation develops and markets cleansing, debridement and irrigation solutions using a patented, innovative delivery method. Continual innovation and ongoing clinical research guide the development of IrriMax products. For more information visit www.irrisept.com.
The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit trade association that supports and promotes Medical Device and Medical Device Data Systems (MDDS) companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. Learn more at www.semda.net.
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