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Charlottesville’s Inaugural Device & Tech Expo Showcases Medical Innovations

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Virginia Companies Expand into Global Markets through Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

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Icarus Medical Innovations Looking for Patients in New Trial

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A Guide to Crafting a Repless Business Model

To view the original article, please click here. Many small orthopedic device companies traditionally begin their journey with a sales model that relies on representatives. They typically develop their initial product, which often requires field service, surgical training, and autoclavable trays. However, it might be worthwhile for startups to consider adopting a repless approach right from the start. There are ...
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Virginia Companies Expand into Global Markets through Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

To view the original article from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, click here. RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that 11 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program, and 13 companies have joined the two-year program. VALET, which now has 375 graduated companies, assists Virginia ...
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Charlottesville Startup Invests $600,000 in Knee Brace Research

Article first featured in the Cavalier Daily. Click here for the original article. Charlottesville-based medical device company, Icarus Medical, received a $600,000 research grant in October to aid in the development and production of their knee braces, which can relieve more knee pain than other braces on the market. Dave Johnson, founder and chief executive officer of Icarus Medical, started ...
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Knee Brace Startup to Use $600K for Research Projects With Local Universities

Article first featured in Biz Journals. Click here for the original article. Charlottesville tech startup Icarus Medical Innovations is using a $600,000 grant from Virginia Catalyst to help advance research into the effectiveness of its flagship product. Dave Johnson founded Icarus Medical in 2019 after years of working on designs for a knee brace for his own use. The startup launched its flagship product, The Ascender, ...
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VA. Catalyst Awards $1.9 Million in Grants

Article first featured in the Virginia Catalyst. Click here for the original article. The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corp., has awarded $1.9 million in grants to three life and bioscience projects, it announced Thursday. Partner companies will meet the grants with matching funds. “We are excited to continue our mission of supporting collaborations and fostering ...
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Governor Northam Announces $3.4 Million to Advance Research Commercialization in Key Technology Sectors

Article first featured on Clinical Trials Arena.  Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 34 small technology-focused businesses in Virginia will receive a total of $3.4 million in Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) grants to commercialize research in an array of sectors, including agricultural and environmental technologies, autonomous systems, clean energy, cybersecurity, data analytics, life sciences, and space and satellites. These awards ...
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Six Charlottesville Area Biotech Companies Receive Commonwealth Commercialization Fund Grants From the State

Article first featured in Cville Biohub. Click here for the original article. Charlottesville based companies Advaray, AgroSpheres, Bonumose, Cerillo, Contraline, and Icarus Medical are among those awarded in the inaugural round of Commonwealth Commercialization Fund awards, developed through the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (VIPA). “We celebrate the strong representation from Charlottesville in the inaugural round of funding from the state’s ...
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