HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Formerly Known as High Throughput Genomics, Inc.) Edge System a Finalist for Medical Design Excellence Award
Published: Apr 05, 2013
TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwired - April 05, 2013) -
HTG Molecular Diagnostics
TJ Johnson, CEO of HTG Molecular Diagnostics states, "We are extremely proud to have the Edge design recognized as an MDEA finalist. We heard loud and clear from our customers that the market needs a simple and cost effective way to perform RNA testing with fast turnaround. The Edge was designed to fulfill this unmet market need."
The Medical Design Excellence Awards (www.MDEAwards.com) are the industry's premier design awards competition and the only awards program exclusively recognizing contributions and advances in the design of medical products. Entries are evaluated on the basis of their design and engineering features, including innovative use of materials, user-related functions improving healthcare delivery and changing traditional medical attitudes or practices, features providing enhanced benefits to the patient, and the ability of the product development team to overcome design and engineering challenges so the product meets its clinical objectives.
A comprehensive review of the entries was performed by an impartial, multidisciplinary panel of third-party jurors with expertise in biomedical engineering, human factors, industrial design, medicine, and diagnostics. Finalists in each of the competition's ten categories were officially announced in the April issue of Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (www.mddionline.com) magazine. The winners will be announced on June 19, 2013, during a cocktail reception at 4:30 pm at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Philadelphia. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with the 30th MD&M East event (www.MDMEast.com) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. MDEA-winning products will be honored at the ceremony with Bronze, Silver, or Gold-level awards in each category. One Gold-winning product will be awarded 'Best-in-Show'.
The Medical Design Excellence Awards are underwritten and presented by UBM Canon, the global advanced manufacturing and MedTech authority, and by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), the industry's central source for late breaking news, information, and business intelligence. For more information about the Medical Design Excellence Awards, visit www.MDEAwards.com, or e-mail email@example.com.
ABOUT HTG MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS:
HTG Molecular Diagnostics is a privately held company providing products for gene expression profiling, miRNA, and mRNA measurement for translational research. The company's qNPA molecular technology platform is well-suited for reliably detecting changes in gene expression levels; especially from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue. Additional information is available at www.htgmolecular.com.
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