(OrganovoNews.com) — Organovo has been recognized as a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, according to the company. Organovo is one of 24 companies honored for the ability to harness creativity to design and create transformative solutions. “We are honored to be named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum for the innovation and power of Organovo’s 3D bioprinting technology,” said Keith Murphy, president and CEO of Organovo. “We see this as a recognition of our team’s hard work and dedication to our mission to improve health and medicine on a global scale.” Organovo’s commercial 3D-bioprinting technology enables the creation of functional human tissues that more accurately reproduce native tissues. The company develops a range of tissue and disease models for medical research, drug testing and therapeutic applications.
Each year since 2000, the World Economic Forum chooses its Technology Pioneers from hundreds of applicants that are vetted by a selection committee of technology and innovation experts. Organovo and the 2015 Technology Pioneers will be honored at a ceremony on Sept. 11 at the eighth annual meeting of the New Champions. The meeting is the foremost gathering in Asia on science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, according to Organovo.
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