Anchora Medical announced winner of the i3 summit shark tank competition at the 2018 SAGES
Anchroa Medical has won the i3 summit shark tank competition at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and was elected 1st place by both the judges chaired by Dr. Mike Kochman and Dr. Jeffrey Marks and the audience comprised of surgeons and medical device industry players. The i3 Summit brings Innovators, Investors, and Industry together to foster innovative and emerging technologies that benefit patients. The shark tank is a venue for novel ideas and innovation, and the forum is an opportunity for companies to showcase their innovative ideas and products. ABOUT SAGES Comprised of over 6,000 surgeons world-wide, the mission of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons is to improve quality patient care through education, research, innovation and leadership, principally in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery. ABOUT ANCHORA MEDICAL Anchora Medical is developing a disruptive surgical sewing machine for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) with 1st focus on hernia treatment and prevention – one of the most common abdominal surgeries. Future applications are in the field of GI – suturing through a flexible endoscope working channel.