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Innovation Award Winner OBEX / The Insides Company
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2021 MTANZ Innovation and Manufacturing & Export Award Winners Announced

22 Jun 2021

Congratulations to the two winners of the Innovation and Manufacturing & Export Awards and sincere thanks to our Awards Sponsor James & Wells!

MTANZ Innovation Award 
The Insides™ System

OBEX Medical / The Insides Company

The Insides™ System, a Kiwi-developed therapeutic intestinal contents (chyme) reinfusion system for intestinal failure (a severe condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate nutrition via the intestines) has won the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) Innovation Award for 2021, presented at the Health Tech Week Gala Dinner in Auckland.

The Insides Company developed The Insides™ System, which is distributed in NZ by Obex Medical, to enable patients, health professionals and caregivers to perform chyme reinfusion in a safe and efficient manner.

MTANZ Manufacturing & Export Award
VC Pandemic Ventilator
ESPlastics NZ

Hamilton-based, ESPlastics NZ, received the James & Wells MTANZ Manufacturing and Export Award for its VC Pandemic Ventilators at the awards night.

The VC Pandemic Ventilator is a mobile ventilator designed for the volume controlled mechanical ventilation of adults, and children weighing with Respiratory Insufficiency. The VC Pandemic Ventilator is intended for use in a professional healthcare environment and in portable applications including field hospitals and spaces converted to deal with patients during a pandemic environment.

Read the full Media Release here


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