Awards Program Celebrates Top Innovators, Investors and Companies in the Region
BOSTON —May 10, 2018—Last night, Vapotherm was named the MedTech Company of the Year at the 2018 NEVY Awards, hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) and presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Held annually since 2013, the “NEVYs” recognize the top innovators, investors and companies in the region.
“We hire, develop, and retain the very best people in the medical device industry,” said Joe Army, the CEO of Vapotherm. “I am proud of our team and the hard work and excellence they bring to our patients, and to the New England medtech industry. We believe great people combined with total customer focus and great technology lead to success. We are all excited to receive this recognition for Vapotherm.”
As New England’s premier awards program for the technology, healthcare and life science communities, the NEVYs honor the best and brightest in the region’s venture ecosystem. MedTech Company of the Year was one of 12 categories to recognize local companies and their investors.
“We take great pride in the breadth of innovation and startup triumphs here in New England, and choose to celebrate as many of them as we can at the NEVYs each year,” said Jody Rose, president of the NEVCA. “The competition bar rises each year and 2018 was no exception. We congratulate the hard work, talent and grit displayed by all of this year’s honorees.”
Vapotherm, Inc. is a privately held developer and manufacturer of advanced respiratory care technology based in Exeter, NH. The company develops innovative, comfortable, noninvasive technologies for respiratory support of patients with chronic or acute breathing disorders. Over one million patients have been treated with Vapotherm’s Hi-VNI® Technology. For more information, visit www.vapotherm.com.
About the New England Venture Capital Association
The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) invests in the entrepreneurial ecosystem on behalf of the VC community, through program-building, policy work, brand-building, and events. From celebrations (the NEVY Awards) to content series (VC Briefings and Syndicate Sessions), workforce development programs (TechGen and Hack.Diversity) to advocacy and legislation (equity and inclusion initiatives and immigration reform), the NEVCA is at once a network, catalyst, and resource for the innovation economy.