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Lungpacer wins Silver Award at World’s Best Technologies Innovation Showcase, San Diego

Lungpacer Medical Inc. takes silver for its Lungpacer Diaphragm Pacing System at the World’s Best Technology Showcase (WBTS), San Diego on October 26, 2012. This system is a novel therapeutic solution for preserving the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation.  Lungpacer Medical Inc. was among 27 Canadian emerging technology companies to win a spot to compete for the WBTS 2012 title in San Diego. The Consulates of Canada San Diego/Los Angeles and Western Economic Diversification partnered with WBTS organizers to support and mentor participating Canadian companies from across Canada and representing multiple sectors including ICT, Life Sciences, Ag/Bio, medical devices, cleantech and aerospace/defense.