Orpyx awarded at Pitch@Palace Commonwealth Competition
London, UK, April 16, 2018 – Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. is proud to announce that it was named as the one of the winners of the Pitch@Palace Commonwealth Competition, ranking as the first runner up. The event took place as part of the Commonwealth Summit and saw entrepreneurs from across the Commonwealth come together at St. James’s Palace on April 16, 2018.
Pitch@Palace Commonwealth provided an opportunity for entrepreneurs and early stage businesses from each of the 41 Commonwealth countries to pitch to CEOs, influencers, mentors, potential investors and business partners. Pitch@Palace was established to guide and support entrepreneurs in the development of their innovation. Pitch@Palace alumni have access to the Pitch@Palace global network.
“I want to extend a big thank you to all of those who supported Orpyx leading up to this week’s Pitch@Palace Commonwealth Competition in London with HRH The Duke of York.” said Dr. Breanne Everett, co-founder and CEO of Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. “We were honoured to represent Canada and were fortunate enough to place second internationally.”
The theme for Pitch@Palace Commonwealth was “Human Tech – Benefits for Humanity”, addressing the need to build a healthier and more sustainable future for mankind. To learn more about the Pitch@Palace Commonwealth Competition and this year’s winners, please visit:
The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. Since the initiative was set up, it has helped over 500 start-up businesses, creating 1,865 new jobs and generating over £541 million of new economic activity. Pitch@Palace guides, helps and connects entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses with potential supporters, including CEOs, influencers, angels, mentors and business partners. Pitch@Palace aims to: create introductions to mentors and advisers; through its audiences, provide access to distribution systems and supply chains; make connections; and help with investment.
About Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc.
Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. (“Orpyx”) is a wearable pressure sensor technology company focused on medical applications. Orpyx’s primary intention is to address the world’s growing epidemic of diabetes and its associated complications, most notably, peripheral neuropathy, which leads to lack of circulation, numbness, or loss of protective sensation, in the feet. This problem leads to the development of foot ulcers which can ultimately lead to amputation and death infection and ulcers in the feet, also known as peripheral neuropathy. Additionally, this problem affects upwards of 60% of diabetics over the course of their disease and costs the North American health care system over $16.4 billion annually.
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