ZetrOZ honored at the White House with the Empact 100 People's Choice Award
A new way to reduce arthritic pain gained major attention at the White House and Chamber of Commerce last Friday.
ITHACA, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZetrOZ LLC, an innovative manufacturer of medical and therapeutic ultrasound technologies headquartered in Ithaca, NY, received the People's Choice award for the Top 100 entrepreneurial companies run by founders under the age of 30.
"We're proud to receive this award and excited that our product is hitting a nerve with people suffering from chronic pain around the world," stated Dr. George Lewis, Chief Science Officer at ZetrOZ. "We've only just begun to see the true impact that wearable ultrasonic rehabilitation can have."
The company received the award alongside 100 other successful entrepreneurs at the White House and US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. "This event was an amazing opportunity to interact with some of the newest and fastest growing companies in the U.S.," stated Bryant Guffey, CEO of ZetrOZ. "It's truly inspiring to be in a room filled with energetic people building companies that will lead us into the next decade and help bring the U.S. out of its current recession."
ZetrOZ™ is a medical device manufacturer that is revolutionizing the ultrasound industry by introducing proprietary generator technology that is more efficient, more portable, and more economically viable than any ultrasound generator presently available. ZetrOZ's first product is the world's smallest ultrasound pain therapy device. This device (slated for launch in mid 2013) addresses the demand for non-pharmaceutical alternatives to current pain treatments in the approximately $62 billion global pain management market. ZetrOZ is also known for developing the smallest ultrasound systems in the world, including a recent collaboration with MIT that spun out the first swallowable "Ultrasound Pill."
For more information, visit www.zetroz.com.
About Empact 100
Empact, in collaboration with the Startup America Partnership and other partners, sponsors the Empact Showcase which is a compilation of the top entrepreneurs in the US age 30 and under with revenues over $100,000. The Empact Showcase is a testament to the impact entrepreneurs make on our economy and an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs from the 2012 list of Empact100 best companies were recognized at the White House for their achievements. The 2012 Empact100 list of companies contributed over 8,000 jobs and generated over $1.2B in revenue. www.empact100.com
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