Places in US trade mission offered to medtech SMEs

3 July 2012

A competition to find and support the UK’s highest growth potential early stage health technology companies has opened. Twenty companies will be chosen to travel to Boston, Massachusetts to take part in the Future Health Mission 2012 at the end of September.

The successful companies will benefit from a packed agenda of investor, supply chain partner and customer meetings and networking opportunities.

The Mission is made possible by key partners, the Technology Strategy Board, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) alongside other private sponsors. Arranged by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Mission is organised by The Long Run Venture and the Co-Sponsorship Agency.

The Future Health Mission 2012 is the sixth in a series of Missions organised by the public, private partnership, helping up to 20 successful early stage businesses each time accelerate their growth potential in the US. This time to Boston, the Future Health Mission will be aligned with AdvaMed, the leading US Medtech conference. Previous Missions have collectively raised more than $200m in private finance post Mission.

The online application process and more information about the Future Health Mission 2012 can be found at:

Competition entries should be received by 12pm on 30 July 2012.

This mission sits alongside the UKTI UK@Advamed 2012 mission for companies with market ready products seeking US customers and partners. Companies can apply for this mission at


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