MassMEDIC announced today that it concluded its 2021 MedTech IGNITE accelerator program for medical device companies.
Boston-based MassMEDIC (the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council) had 12 startups in the 2021 IGNITE cohort, with the companies including developers of wearables, diagnostics and surgical devices across areas such as women’s health, neurology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes and cardiology.
The IGNITE cohort participated in virtual classes run by medtech executives with expertise in a number of areas, while it also included virtual networking events and fireside chats with industry luminaries. Participating startups also worked on pitches with feedback from VCs and experienced mentors.
Winners were selected by their peers, with each cohort founder presenting their corporate pitch to the cohort. They were scored on product market fit, business plan and team strength.
Encora Therapeutics won the competition, bri…