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MedTech Innovator Pitch Event Invites Lazurite

Medical device and technology company Lazurite Holdings LLC has been selected to participate in the MedTech Innovator 2022 Road Tour Mid-Stage pitch event in Boston, May 10-11. The event will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, co-located with Device Talks Boston.

Lazurite’s new ArthroFree Wireless Surgical Camera System recently became the first such system to receive 510(k) market clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The ArthroFree System incorporates Lazurite’s proprietary low-heat, high-intensity Meridiem light technology along with advanced camera, battery and wireless transmission technologies. It is designed to deliver improved operating room productivity, patient safety and economic value through cost-savings, energy efficiency and reduced setup/breakdown times. The modular system also is designed to be drop-in compatible with patient data consoles, surgical displays and endoscopes found in minimally invasive operating rooms.

The MedTech Innovator Mid-Stage event will feature 30 startup companies that are more advanced, generally having completed a series B or later of funding. Each company will present in two different venues. They will pitch five times in a small group setting to multiple rounds of investors, strategics, and other industry stakeholders during a half day on May 10. Each company will also give a 5-minute pitch to the Device Talks audience on either May 10 or May 11. Five companies will be selected from these presentations to compete for a cash award by the vote of the Device Talks conference audience on their main stage.



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