The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced a new partnership with MedTech Innovator, an accelerator of medical devices that matches health care industry leaders with 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. Under the partnership, three companies will be chosen to participate in a plastic surgery-focused track. ASPS and MedTech Innovator will mentor and foster the growth of the early- to mid-stage companies selected for the 2022 track.
"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, said ASPS President J. Peter Rubin, MD, MBA. “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.”