LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
REX hands-free exoskeleton technology to be showcased at London conference
Union MedTech Plc, a company focused on medical technology, will be exhibiting at the Master Investor 2014 conference on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The event is open to the public from 09:00 - 17:30.
Union MedTech will showcase REX, the world's only commercial hands-free robotic exoskeleton for wheelchair users, developed by REX Bionics Limited, at the booth. REX Rehab and REX Personal, developed for use in the rehabilitation and personal markets respectively, are currently being rolled out in the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Master Investor 2014 is one of the leading investor shows in the UK and attracts an audience of investors, brokers and industry analysts. Union MedTech will host an exhibition booth at the event (stand 28). Jeremy Curnock-Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Union MedTech, and Debra Leeves, VP Sales and Marketing, will be in attendance at the event.
For more information about Master Investor 2014 please visit: http://masterinvestor.co.uk/
Notes to Editors:
About Union MedTech Plc
Union MedTech is a London-based company quoted on the ISDX Growth Market. Since 2012 it has been pursuing acquisition opportunities in the global medical technology arena, seeking to acquire companies with high calibre technologies that are in- or near-market, and then to support their further development through regulatory approval to international commercialisation.
Union MedTech is led by a highly experienced board of directors with a long and successful track record of acquiring, building and selling companies in the healthcare sector, and an extensive network of industry contacts through which it is able to access multiple international opportunities.
About Rex Bionics Ltd
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Rex Bionics is focused on developing and marketing robotic exoskeletons which allow wheelchair users to move freely in an upright position with their hands free. Formed in 2007 and founded by two robotics and engineering experts, Richard Little and Robert Irving, with direct experience of wheelchair use, the company markets two REX products: "REX Personal", for personal use, and "REX Rehab," for use in rehabilitation centres. The REX device, designed specifically for wheelchair users, can be used by people with complete spinal cord injuries.
UNION MEDTECH PLC
Jeremy Curnock Cook, Chief Executive Officer
Peter Worrall, Chief Financial Officer
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Mary-Jane Elliott / Emma Thompson / Jessica Hodgson / Lindsey Neville
SOURCE Union Medtech Plc