LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., October 31, 2017 – /Globe Newswire/ – Sonendo®, Inc., announced today it has been named a winner of the 2017 OCTANe High Tech Innovation Awards. Sonendo, Inc. received the award for the Best Healthcare Company at OCTANe’s 24th annual award ceremony, held on October 12.
“We are absolutely thrilled to receive this award,” said Bjarne Bergheim, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonendo, Inc. “Orange County has always been a region that reflects our commitment to promoting quality of life and healthier lifestyles. But to receive this recognition for our mission and our passion – developing technology that saves teeth, transforms dentistry and changes patients’ lives – is truly an honor.”
The awards program, presented by OCTANe – Orange County’s technology and life science accelerator organization – honors Orange County-based companies which have demonstrated exceptional leadership while developing technological advancements in their industry.
This year, OCTANe presented 11 High Tech Innovation Awards to companies which demonstrated outstanding innovations in software, digital strategy, device and hardware, community engagement, healthcare, medical technology, digital communications, intelligent data analytics, horizontal disruption, intrapreneurship and corporate culture. The winners were selected by a panel of 12 independent judges.
OCTANe drives innovation and growth by connecting people, resources and capital to fuel technology growth in Southern California. Its members represent technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel innovation in the OC. The organization has helped more than 800 companies via the LaunchPad™ SBDC accelerator. LaunchPad companies have received more than $2.1 billion in investment and equity exits. OCTANe annually welcomes more than 7,000 people to its programs and events.
Sonendo, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed company developing innovative and disruptive technologies to transform dentistry by Saving Teeth Through Sound Science®. The first commercially available product from Sonendo, the GentleWave® System, available in the US, shows significant improvements in clinical efficacy and treatment efficiency when compared to standard root canal techniques.1,2 For more information, please visit www.sonendo.com.
1 Sigurdsson A et al. (2016) J Endod. 42:1040-48. 2 Molina B et al. (2015) J Endod. 41:1701-05.
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