NUA Surgical were announced winners of the Healthy Mom and Baby Innovation Competition 2.0. The pitch competition was judged by a group of Parkview stakeholders and community leaders throughout Indiana, all focused on maternal and infant health. The distinguished jurists selected NUA as the winner of the innovation competition with an award of $10,000 and advancement to the accelerator phase.
The contest is a collaborative effort of Parkview Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving more than 895,000 people in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub. The five finalists will advance to an accelerator program focused on refining their solutions and preparing a pilot proposal.
NUA Surgical was named the overall Winner of the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, securing a cash prize of €100,000 at the online awards ceremony on Wednesday 2nd December 2020.
In July 2020, NUA Surgical were announced as one of 15 winners for the national HIHI Healthcare Innovation Call 2020. We will work with the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and clinicians around Ireland to help bring our innovative women's health device to market.
On June 2nd 2020, NUA Surgical were announced as one of 16 winners across the UK and Ireland. We will receive €40,000 funding and additional support to advance our innovation in women's health.
CTO Padraig Maher dedicated weeks to work with hospitals, researchers and start-ups to develop a CPAP Hood for use in local hospitals. The project received further funding from Science Foundation Ireland.
In December 2019, NUA Surgical CEO Barry McCann presents on Needs-led Innovation at the 2019 EIT Health Summit in Paris, France.
In November 2019, Barry McCann, founder and CEO of NUA Surgical was named 'Best Senior Entrepreneur' at the EIT Health Alumni Needs-Led Innovation Showcase in Lisbon, Portugal.
In November 2019, NUA Surgical COO Marie-Therese Maher presents at the NUI Galway Innovation Showcase organised by the BioExel Accelerator.
In September 2019, NUA Surgical was selected as a regional finalist (Connacht & Leinster) in the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition.
In December 2018, NUA Surgical was the only Irish university start-up selected to take part in the inaugural Blackstone LaunchPad Accelerator Powered by Techstars in New York.