Wednesday, June 13, 2007

ValveXchange: Bard Bioscience Winner!

Congratulations to ValveXchange for taking top honors in the bioscience category and third place overall in the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship at the University Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center 6th Annual Business Plan Competition. Way to go Dr. Vesely!

ValveXchange is a medical device company developing a bioprosthetic heart valve with a percutaneously-exchangeable leaflet set that provides lifetime service without anti-coagulation therapy. ValveXchange is a Fitzsimons BioBusiness Partners portfolio company

It was also wonderful to hear from Jerry Rifkin, founder and President of Tensegrity Prosthetics, another Fitzsimons BioBusiness Partners portfolio company who won the overall competition in 2006. Great progress Jerry!

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