MobileODT, the company that uses mobile phones to detect cancer and other diseases, is this year’s winner of the 2015 MedTech Innovator competition. The Israeli startup beat out 300 early medtech startups from around the world and took home the cash prize of $200,000.
The MedTech winners were announced recently at the AdvaMed 2015 conference in San Diego, tipped as one the leading gatherings of medical technology professionals in North America.
Briteseed, an American medical diagnostic imaging company, won second place and a $50,000 cash prize. MedAware, the Israeli company that leverages big data and sophisticated algorithms to stop prescription errors, and uBiome, the San Francisco-based company behind a self-sampling microbiome testing service, were runners up in the contest.
The four finalists presented their companies and the winner was selected by live audience vote.