Axial3D wins place in top UK awards for MedTech innovation

  • Photo: Axial3D's founder, Daniel Crawford

    Belfast medical technology firm, Axial3D has secured a top place in the ‘MedTech50 awards’, BusinessCloud’s inaugural competition, which celebrates the UK’s most innovative medtech companies.

    In competition with over 100 UK-based companies, Axial3D secured a top 50 ranking based on its strength in strategic vision, customer focus and innovation.

    Founded in 2015, the Northern Ireland business delivers 3D printing for the entire healthcare sector, through its patented artificial intelligence software. 

    3D printing helps give clinicians better personalised anatomical insights, to enhance pre-operative planning and improve the efficiency of surgeries. 

    Axial3D has now worked with over 300 hospitals across 22 countries. 

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    Daniel Crawford, founder and CSO at Axial3D said: “We are extremely proud to have been included in the prestigious MedTech50 awards. 3D printing is revolutionizing patient care in hospitals across the world, offering better outcomes and more efficient use of resources.

    “Having our work recognized at these awards highlights the importance of our mission to make patent specific surgery routine by enhancing existing practices and giving clinicians easy access to patient-specific 3D printed models.”

    The new annual ranking celebrates the UK’s most innovative start-ups, scale-ups and established firms helping to diagnose and treat existing conditions – mostly in a hospital or clinical setting – and other biotechnology companies.

    It is running alongside the inaugural HealthTech 50, which is focused on businesses creating technology for personal and preventative healthcare, as well as GP practice management and messaging platforms.

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    To see the MedTech 50 shortlist visit here.

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