|[September 13, 2013]
Corindus Vascular Robotics Wins Mass Technology Leadership Council's Award for Innovative Technology of the Year - Robotics
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Vascular Robotics, a leading developer of precision vascular
robotics, won the Massachusetts
Technology Leadership Council's Award for the 2013 Innovative
Technology of the Year - Robotics last night at the Council's 16th
annual Awards Gala.
More than 700 senior executives were present at the Westin Waterfront
for Boston's premier annual tech awards event that showcases and
celebrates the depth and breadth of the state's vibrant technology
"We are honored to award Corindus with the 2013 Innovative Technology of
the Year for Robotics," said Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO of MassTLC.
"Corindus' leadership is a shining example of what it takes to keep the
Commonwealth's tech sector growing and thriving. It's our pleasure to
recognize and encourage such excellence. Congratulations to Corindus and
the strong team behind their success."
"Using robotics to set new standards of safety, precision and accuracy
will greatly benefit patients of medical procedures, such as
angiplasties," said David Handler, president and CEO of Corindus
Vascular Robotics. "We are working diligently every day to deliver a
future where better outcomes in healthcare go hand-in-hand with
innovation and are proud to have our robotics recognized by MassTLC as
we continue with our mission."
The first and only FDA-cleared technology that enables precise,
robotic-assisted angioplasties, Corindus' CorPath 200 System is utilized
to open blockages within arteries and restore blood flow in patients
with coronary artery disease. During a CorPath angioplasty procedure,
the interventional cardiologist sits in a radiation shielded
interventional cockpit, where he is able to advance stents and
guidewires via a joystick with millimeter by millimeter robotic
precision. The CorPath enables precise measurement of the anatomy, which
could potentially lead to better stent placements and improved clinical
The 2013 MassTLC Leadership Awards program platinum sponsors are Cisco,
Greenberg Traurig, Microsoft, pwc, Silicon Valley Bank and gold
sponsors are Aericon, The Boston Globe, CA (News - Alert) Technologies, KSquare Law,
PTC, Raytheon and Sonus.
See all the 2013 winners at www.masstlc.org.
About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region's leading
technology association and the premier network for tech executives,
entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC's purpose is to
accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology
landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and
offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their
For more information on MassTLC visit www.masstlc.org.
About Corindus Vascular Robotics
Corindus Vascular Robotics (http://www.corindus.com)
is the global technology leader in robotic-assisted percutaneous
coronary interventions (PCI (News - Alert)). The Company's FDA cleared CorPath®
200 System is the first medical device that offers interventional
cardiologists PCI procedure control from an interventional cockpit. The
CorPath open-platform technology and intellectual property will enable
Corindus to address other segments of the vascular market, including
peripheral, neuro and structural heart applications.
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