Surface Medical Inc. Nominated for ASTech Award
Surface Medical Inc. (SMI) and the ASTech Foundation jointly announced today that SMI has been selected as a Finalist for the Outstanding Science And Technology Start-Up Award. This award is available to entrepreneurs and companies participating in a new venture. It recognizes an individual or team that has demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial activity in a science and technology related business. There must be a clear Alberta connection to the development, enhancement, commercialization, marketing or other activity related to the science or technology.
Finalists are determined by a third-party adjudication panel based on their adherence to strict award criteria. The winner will be announced at the 25th anniversary of the ASTech Awards Gala in Edmonton, on 25 October 2014.
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About Surface Medical
Surface Medical Inc. is a Canadian medical device company focused on developing products to address a $48B problem that results in 100,000 deaths in North America each year: hospital acquired infections. Founded in 2010, Surface Medical is dedicated to creating innovative products that reduce the transfer of infection and facilitate the safe administration of healthcare for the benefit of practitioners and patients alike.