OxiWear was selected as one of 12 medtech startup companies for the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) 2021 IGNITE Cohort. The company competed against a record number of global applicants developing innovations in the surgical, wearable, diagnostic, and home health technology categories.
“We are excited to be chosen for this cohort. The program provides companies like OxiWear with medtech expertise, corporate leadership, and industry guidance as we continue to develop and prepare to launch our product,” stated Shavini Fernando, founder and CEO, OxiWear.
OxiWear was selected as a kicker prize winner in the Healthcare Safety Challenge pitch competition, a collaboration between Innovation Works (IW) and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), organized in conjunction with the AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup. The final pitch competition was held on April 27, 2021. The annual competition focuses on finding solutions to healthcare problems that can lead to potential medical errors, contributing to more than 250,000 deaths annually. Bringing innovation to the forefront helps to improve medical outcomes and to save lives.“We are thrilled to be included in another competition that highlights life-saving innovations for patients living with chronic diseases,” stated Shavini Fernando, founder and CEO, OxiWear. “