September 14, 2011 18:20 ET

NTEC Unveils Top 10 Presenting Companies for MEDVENTURES 2011 October 6th

8 From Texas, Including 4 Start-Ups From Dallas/Fort Worth

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - The North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) for Technology, a leading regional non-profit organization dedicated to assisting medical technology start-up companies, announced the Top 10 Presenting Companies for the MEDVENTURES 2011 event to be held October 6, 2011.

MEDVENTURES 2011 is an annual, regional, early-stage investment and education conference focusing on the rapidly growing medical technology sector. The program includes Angel Investor / Venture Capital panel discussions, healthcare policy updates and presentations by some of the top emerging medical technology companies in the region.

"NTEC received a record 70 applications and our 30 volunteer reviewers from our scientific and business advisory boards selected the Top 10 companies to present," said Dr. Hubert Zajicek, Managing Director - Medical Technology. "We had a strong showing from healthcare software firms and have three represented among the Top 10 presenters. Last year's Top 10 raised over $15 million dollars, following this conference," he added.

In alphabetical order, the MEDVENTURES 2011 "Top 10" presenting companies include:

Arcos, Inc. developed a unique software protocol for sepsis management. (HOUSTON, TX)

Coltrix Biomedical, Inc. developed CollaPatch™, which prevents the formation of post-surgery adhesions. (DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX)

DxUpClose, Inc's point of care medical device is capable of performing antibiotic sensitivity tests with results in less than 1 hour. (AUSTIN,TX)

Endosphere, Inc. invented the SatiSphere insert, a small, non-invasive device that uses the body's natural physiology to reduce appetite. (COLUMBUS,OH)

Genome Analytics, Inc.'s proprietary analysis system provides analysis of large genome, transcriptome and methylome sequencing studies. (HOUSTON, TX)

Lumamed, Inc's device provides revolutionary "real time" visualization of cancer margins during surgery. (JOHNS CREEK, GA)

Macuclear, Inc. developed a treatment for Age Related Macular Degeneration. (DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX)

NRG-Unlimited, Inc. presents InterX, a high-density, interactive neurostimulation device for the management of pain. (DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX)

OxySure Systems, Inc. markets the OxySure Model 615, an emergency oxygen device that received FDA clearance. (DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX)

Waldo Networks, Inc. developed a unique Remote Patient Monitor service that delivers a telehealth solution used in chronic disease care management. (AUSTIN, TX)

For more information about MEDVENTURES 2011, visit the event website at or email Jill Hoersten at

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