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Rheon Medical among the three finalists for the 2020 Swiss Medtech Award

Rheon Medical, co-jointly with its partner Coat-X (www.coat-x.com), are proud to be one of the three nominees for the prestigious 2020 Swiss Medtech Award. The winner of the award will be announced during the Swiss Medtech Day, which will take place in Bern on September 21st, 2020.

A total of 27 applications were received for the Swiss Medtech Award 2020. The jurors evaluated the innovations in a two-stage process under the chairmanship of Prof. Mirko Meboldt, ETH Zurich. Criteria included patient benefits, contribution to improvements in healthcare, pioneering technological spirit, and entrepreneurial performance.

"I am continually impressed by the innovative power of the Swiss medical technology industry. These technical developments are only possible due to considerable work, perseverance, and passion. In addition, all three nominated companies have already achieved market success with their products" noted Swiss Medtech CEO Peter Biedermann regarding the jury’s decision.

This is the third year the award, sponsored by the Lichtsteiner Foundation, the Straumann Group and Ypsomed, will be presented. The winner of the competition will receive the innovation prize worth CHF 50'000.

"Swiss Medtech Day is the most important event for the Swiss medical technology industry. It is therefore the perfect occasion to announce the winner and honour the achievements of the three nominees in front of an enthusiastic audience" says a pleased Peter Biedermann.

For full press release: https://www.swiss-medtech.ch/sites/default/files/2020-07/200729_SwissMedtechAward_Nominees_E_final_0.pdf

Read more about the finalists here: https://www.swissmedtechday.ch/award-nominees


About Swiss Medtech

Swiss Medtech represents more than 600 members in its role as industry association for Swiss medical technology. With 58,500 employees and a contribution of 13.5% to the positive trade balance, medical technology is an economically significant sector in Switzerland. Swiss Medtech advocates for conditions that enable the medtech industry to perform at peak capacity and provide first-class medical care.



Anita Holler Head of Communications +41 31 330 97 72 +41 76 527 35 54 anita.holler@swiss-medtech.ch

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