TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 02, 2016) - Titan Medical Inc. (OTCQX: TITXF) (TSX: TMD), OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), announced that the Company is included in the newly launched OTCQX Canada Index, which includes a diversity of high-quality Canadian companies that meet the high financial, disclosure and corporate governance standards required to trade on the OTCQX market.
The companies included in the OTCQX Canada Index are large and small companies, representing a wide range of industries from metals and mining to life sciences and biotechnology. Eligible securities must be traded on OTCQX, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), TSX Venture Exchange or Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) and meet a minimum liquidity screen.
"Since listing on the OTCQX in 2012, we have been very pleased with the U.S. shareholder following that we have developed. We fully expect that with Titan Medical being part of this new Canada Index our U.S. following will grow even more," said John E. Barker, Interim CEO.
About Titan Medical Inc.
Titan Medical Inc. is a Canadian public company focused on the design and development of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery ("MIS"). The Company's SPORT™ Surgical System, currently under development, includes a surgeon-controlled robotic platform that incorporates a 3D high-definition vision system and multi-articulating instruments for performing MIS procedures through a single incision. The surgical system also includes a surgeon workstation that provides a surgeon with an advanced ergonomic interface to the robotic platform for controlling the instruments and provides a 3D high-definition endoscopic view of inside a patient's body. The SPORT Surgical System is designed to enable surgeons to perform a broad set of surgical procedures for general abdominal, gynecologic, and urologic indications. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.titanmedicalinc.com.
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