The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announces a new partnership with MedTech Innovator, an accelerator of medical devices.

MedTech Innovator matches healthcare industry leaders with innovative medical technology startups for mentorship and support. In 2022, MedTech Innovator will select 50 medical technology startups to participate in its annual Accelerator and Showcase cohort. Under the new partnership with ASPS, three companies will participate in a plastic surgery-focused track. Up to $500,000 in cash prizes plus in-kind awards will be available to this year’s accelerator companies.

ASPS will work directly with MedTech Innovator to mentor and foster the growth of promising early- to mid-stage companies selected for the 2022.

“Innovation is the driving force of plastic surgery, and ASPS is excited to partner with MedTech Innovator to continue to foster new advances in the specialty. We look forward to providing customized support to the entrepreneurs selected to participate in the program’s 2022 cohort in our shared goal of improving the lives of patients. Plastic surgeons are focused on improving our patients’ quality of life, and ASPS is eager to help accelerate the development of transformative technologies that will further expand the field of plastic surgery.”

— ASPS President J. Peter Rubin, MD, MBA

“MedTech Innovator offers a vast and supportive network of industry-leading partners that help us provide unparalleled resources and guidance to the most innovative startups in medical technology. We are thrilled to partner with ASPS to advance the next generation of plastic surgery-focused medical technologies with the goal of improving the lives of patients.”

— Paul Grand, CEO of MedTech Innovator

[Source(s): American Society of Plastic Surgeons, PRWeb]