SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, Southern California's regional life science association, today announced winners from its 2013 DeviceFest & Expo, held at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. The day-long medical device and diagnostic conference focused on the latest developments in reimbursement, regulatory issues, deal structuring, commercialization and connected health.
This year, 14 companies showcased their innovative devices and diagnostic tools to investors, VCs and hospital administrators, while industry judges decided which companies would be awarded for technical excellence and medical significance. The winners of the Expo Competition are as follows:
- "I Would Invest In This" Award – EyeSonix
- "Why Didn't I Think of That?" Award – FemCap
- "Life Changing" Award – IYIA Technologies
- The "Far Out" Award – INanoBio
- The "People's Choice" Award – Fallbrook Engineering
"The technologies showcased represent not only the diversity in talent and innovation that the Southern California life science region has to offer, but also speaks to the variety of life-saving advancements that continue to push the industry forward," commented Joe Panetta, President and CEO of Biocom.
Biocom would like to thank all companies for their participation in this year's 2013 DeviceFest & Expo and is proud to support the companies driving the development of life-changing products coming out of the Southern California life sciences industry.
Biocom is the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California across all major life science sectors, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, connected health, agriculture and biorenewables. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region's life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life. Biocom provides a tremendous range of initiatives and programs in public policy, capital access, group savings, professional network building and talent development. For more information on Biocom or the Southern California life science community, please click around our site (www.BIOCOM.org) or call (858) 455-0300.