Merrimack, NH (April 2, 2013)— KMC Systems is proud to be recognized as a developer and supplier for the LipoScience Vantera Clinical Analyzer. The Vantera product has been selected as a finalist in the IVD category of the 15th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition.
The Medical Design Excellence Awards (www.MDEAwards.com) are the industry’s premier design awards competition and is the only awards program exclusively recognizing contributions and advances in the design of medical products. Entries are evaluated on the basis of their design and engineering features, including innovative use of materials, user-related functions improving healthcare delivery and changing traditional medical attitudes or practices, features providing enhanced benefits to the patient, and the ability of the product development team to overcome design and engineering challenges so the product meets its clinical objectives.
A comprehensive review of the entries was performed by an impartial, multidisciplinary panel of third-party jurors with expertise in biomedical engineering, human factors, industrial design, medicine, and diagnostics.
LipoScience, Inc. is pioneering a new field of personalized diagnostics based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology and driving toward a clinical standard of care by decentralizing its technology and expanding its menu of personalized diagnostic tests to address a broad range of metabolic and other diseases.
"The KMC Systems development and manufacturing teams are thrilled to have played a role in the recognition of the Vantera Clinical Analyzer as an 2013 MDEA finalist," said KMC Marketing Manager, Bob Evans.
KMC Systems is a leading provider of contract services to medical and biomedical instrument manufacturers. As an ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered company, for over 30 years, KMC has partnered with start-up and OEM companies to bring in-vitro diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, and laboratory automation application products to market world-wide. Our KMC360® program provides a complete suite of services attending to medical product development, manufacturing, and field support needs.
Finalists in each of the competition’s ten categories were officially announced in the April issue of Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (www.mddionline.com) magazine. The Medical Design Excellence Awards are underwritten and presented by UBM Canon, the global advanced manufacturing and MedTech authority, and by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), the industry’s central source for late breaking news, information, and business intelligence.