The 24 best medical device innovations of 2022

The Galien Foundation recently announced its nominees of medical device innovations for its 2022 Prix Galien USA awards.

There are 24 medical technologies nominated for the annual award this year, up from 18 nominees in 2021.

The Galien Foundation’s annual Prix Galien awards highlight devices, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products designed to improve the human condition.

Nominees need to be FDA-approved for the market within the last five years and show major potential to affect healthcare. The winners will be announced in October at the Prix Galien USA Awards in New York City.

This year, the foundation nominated 24 medical device innovations, 22 biotechnology products and 33 pharmaceutical agents. The devices range from an intraocular lens to a bariatric stapler.

“Every year, evaluating and recognizing the amazing submissions that come through for the Prix Galien Awards is one of the greatest honors,” said Dr. Sue Des…

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18 of the world’s most innovative medical technologies

[Images courtesy of Sysmex, Abbott, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and Siemens Healthineers]Judges this week are voting for the most innovative medical technologies among the nominees for the 2022 Prix Galien International Awards.

The Prix Galien International Awards highlight the most innovative technologies in the life sciences industry. The New York-based Galien Foundation presents the international award to eligible nominees that have received a Prix Galien award within the last two years in the Best Biotechnology Product, Best Digital Health Solution, Best Medical Technology, Best Pharmaceutical Product and Best Vaccine categories.

The Prix Galien International Awards ceremony will be co-hosted with the Prix Galien U.K. Award ceremony on May 12 at the Natural History Museum in London.

Companies included in this year’s nominees range from large multinational corporations like Medtronic to smaller medtech companies like Devices4Care. Here are the 18 medica…

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