Zimmer Biomet Connected Health Innovation Award is an esteemed competition for individuals, groups and organizations from all countries within EMEA region, where participants present digital technology-enabled innovations that tackle unmet needs in healthcare. These year’s award finals were in the Swiss town Winterthur, in the Zurich canton, where ADORA won an excellent second place. As part of the award, Zimmer Biomet, a leading global company for medical equipment in the field of musculoskeletal health, based in Indiana, USA, and with a European headquarters in Winterthur, will set up a pilot ADORA Assistant™ system in three of its partner hospitals in Switzerland, Italy and Finland.
This is an incredibly important reference for us and a priceless opportunity to get feedback from the market and accelerate international breakthrough.
ADORA recently finished a long-lasting and very demanding process of medical grade certification.
The esteemed 9-membered jury included CEOs and presidents of leading private clinics from Switzerland, Italy, Finland, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Germany. It was convinced by ADORA Assistant™ because of the technology which effectively answers the serious challenge of infections and sterility in the surgical hospital environment.
The competition leading to accelerated development of new technologies
The management of the Zimmer Biomet corporation encourages collaboration with teams and experts across the world to accelerate the development of new technologies and the use of digital innovations for treating patients suffering from injuries of bone, joints and soft tissues. This is also one of the main reasons for launching the Zimmer Biomet Connected Health Innovation Award.
Win-win collaboration of corporations and startups
When receiving the award, Kristjan Košič, CEO of ADORA, highlighted that considering the urgency of finding new innovative products, such competitions are a great example of big organizations connecting and collaborating with lean and agile startups, excellently supplementing the hot trend of establishing corporate accelerators and funds.
Damjan Rotar (Head of Business Development), Kristjan Košič (CEO), Andraž Leitgeb (CTO) [from left to right]
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More information about the award and the company:
Damjan Rotar, Head Of Business Development ADORA
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