SOURCE: neoSurgical


June 26, 2014 08:00 ET

neoSurgical Wins the Prestigious 2014 Kinetic Vision Award

Award Recognizes neoClose™ as a Technical Innovation and Outstanding Achievement

DUBLIN, IRELAND and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2014) - neoSurgical, an international medical device company focused on advancing safer, simpler and superior solutions for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) announces today it has been named the 2014 Kinetic Vision Award recipient for its innovative engineering of neoClose™. This awards program recognizes companies that demonstrate innovation and focuses on significant benefits and effectiveness in the industry it serves -- the medical devices industry.

"We are honored to be chosen by the judges and recognized for our contribution to the surgical device industry," said Barry Russell, neoSurgical Founder and CEO. "We engineered neoClose™ to quickly, simply and effectively close any port or access site in the abdominal wall following Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. Our aim is to continue to pioneer world-class surgical solutions that support the medical and healthcare community."

neoSurgical has been selected for this award by an independent panel of industry experts based on process improvements that led to gains in one or more of the following areas: innovation, productivity, effectiveness, ability to adapt to market conditions, or competitive standing/market share.

"This recognition comes at a tremendous time for neoSurgical as we have recently appointed a highly experienced Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, Mr Matt Sokany, to advance our US and international commercial plans," continued Barry Russell, neoSurgical Founder and CEO.

Mr Matt Sokany says, "This recognition is most timely as we are in process of completing our national distribution plan in the US. neoClose is the first in a line of innovative, simple and cost effective solutions to address unmet needs in surgery."

"Our panel of judges struggled this year in choosing one vision award winner out of the hundreds of submissions submitted," said Drew Barrows, Deputy Editor of High Tech Views. "The level of ingenuity and creativity illustrated in the entries proved that organizations are making huge innovative strides in the medical device industry."

About Kinetic Process Innovation Awards
The awards program was founded by Kinetic Information LLC in 1996 and sponsored by High Tech Views, is in its 18th year. The awards recognize innovation in the application of information technology and focus on the business benefits user organizations derive from their technology systems. Winners are selected by a panel of experts consisting of independent professionals who are recognized authorities in their fields. The judging process is free of any vendor or other bias so the emphasis remains on the business benefits provided by each winning implementation. For more information, visit

About neoSurgical
neoSurgical is a global medical device company focused on providing technical innovation to the surgical devices industry, particularly for those surgeons conducting laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery (MIS). neoSurgical leverages its in-depth expertise in interpreting surgeons' needs and converting these needs via an innovative and market led engineering response to deliver compliant devices with the goal to make surgery safer, simpler and superior for both surgeons and their patients. The company's European headquarters is in Dublin with U.S. headquarters in Chicago. More information about neoSurgical can be found at:

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