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Actuated Medical Receives SBA’s Prestigious Tibbetts Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    June 17, 2014

For more information:
Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D./814-355-0003

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ACTUATED MEDICAL RECEIVES SBA’S PRESTIGIOUS TIBBETTS AWARD

BELLEFONTE, PA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) selected Actuated Medical
as a 2014 Tibbetts Award winner. The SBA presents these national awards to companies
who exemplify the very best of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
Actuated Medical is one of 25 winners who will attend a White House Awards Program to
be held in concert with SBIR’s upcoming annual conference.

The award is named for Roland Tibbetts, acknowledged as the father of the SBIR program.
Winners are selected by a panel of judges based on the economic impact of their
technological innovation, how they supported federal research and development needs,
and their ability to increase commercialization of federal research.

“SBIR grants have been at the core of our business strategy since we founded the company
in 2006.” said Maureen L. Mulvihill, President and CEO. “Over the years, we’ve received 7
Phase II awards worth over $10 million. In fact, for 2013 Actuated Medical was the top
National Institutes of Health SBIR funded company in Pennsylvania and fifth in the country.”

“What’s most important is that we’re helping SBIR achieve its mission by commercializing
innovations and creating jobs. Both our TubeClear and GentleSharp product lines
demonstrate that this program truly works. The Tibbetts Award reflects that success and
we appreciate SBA’s recognition of our team’s hard work and dedication.”

About Tibbetts Awards and SBIR

Read about the 2014 Tibbetts Award winners – http://www.sba.gov/content/high-tech-small-businesses-receive-tibbetts-awards-innovative-and-outstanding-contributions

Learn more about Tibbetts Awards – http://sbir.gov/about/about-tibbetts-awards.

Learn more about the SBIR Program – http://sbir.gov/about/about-sbir.

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Actuated Medical is a medical device company that focuses on state-of-the-art, minimally invasive instruments for clearing occlusions, penetrating tissue, and enabling the emerging MRI-guided surgical procedure industry. A full-service firm with U.S.-based design, development, and manufacturing, the company’s devices enhance clinical care and deliver positive patient outcomes. Actuated Medical is located in Bellefonte, PA and is certified ISO 13485:2003, 14971:2007 and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

CTIDA Issues Line of Credit to Support Face Shield Initiative

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – April 14, 2020 – PRLog — The College Township Industrial Development Authority (CTIDA) quickly issued a line of credit to Actuated Medical, Inc. (AMI) for the development of a face shield production line. The face shields went into production in just one week, a rapid turnaround to support essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’ve worked with CTIDA in the past, and we turned to them first,” said Maureen L. Mulvihill, PhD, president and CEO of AMI. “Without their support, we wouldn’t be able to provide face shields for local first responders.”

The Mission of the College Township Industrial Development Authority is to encourage the growth of new and existing businesses and industrial groups.

Face shields went into production on March 31. AMI hired additional temporary employees to meet demand. Customers and recipients of the face shields include Bellefonte Emergency Medical Services (EMS), State College Borough Police Department, and Service Master. The shields are reusable, sturdier and more cleanable compared to typical face shields.  Actuated Medical is developing a simplified version of the Face Shield which will be available for purchase the week of April 13.

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About Actuated Medical, Inc.

Actuated Medical develops medical devices that integrate electronically controlled motion technologies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.  Their development process focuses on intellectual property, regulatory, and reimbursement strategies to decrease commercialization risk and attract medical device technology acquisition partnerships.  Their devices solve unmet clinical needs in target markets e.g., GI, critical care and pediatrics.  Actuated Medical a certified women-owned business located in Bellefonte, PA and is ISO 13485 certified.

For more information, please visit http://www.actuatedmedical.com

Contact
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***@actuatedmedical.com

Actuated Medical Face Shields Donated to Several Organizations

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – April 16, 2020 – PRLog — Soon after face shields went into to production at Actuated Medical, Inc. (AMI) donors placed orders for their local organizations.  Donations were made to the Navajo Nation, a Native American tribe in the state of Oregon, Huntsville Alabama Volunteer Fire Department (VFD), a Lancaster PA Nursing home and Bellefonte Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Bellefonte EMS purchased 20 shields, and another 20 were donated. “These face shields will help protect our EMT’s on emergency incidents while providing treatment to our patients,” Bellefonte EMS wrote in a Facebook comment. “We always try to support our local businesses before buying elsewhere. During this COVID crisis, we are finding shortages of the needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for our EMT’s. Thank you to everyone at Actuated Medical for switching production to start making these items.”

“We’re inspired by all of the people who want to give back to their local communities in short supply of PPE,” said Maureen L. Mulvihill, PhD, president & CEO of AMI. “They purchased our Face Shields to donate to organizations in need, and we’re honored to be able to help them make a difference.”

On April 10, AMI published an online store where the face shields can be purchased in small quantities. The store includes instructions for donating to other organizations. Bulk orders can be placed by emailing faceshield@actuatedmedical.com or by calling (814) 355-0003 ext. 117.

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About Actuated Medical, Inc.

Actuated Medical develops medical devices that integrate electronically controlled motion technologies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.  Their development process focuses on intellectual property, regulatory, and reimbursement strategies to decrease commercialization risk and attract medical device technology acquisition partnerships.  Their devices solve unmet clinical needs in target markets e.g., GI, critical care and pediatrics.  Actuated Medical a certified women-owned business located in Bellefonte, PA and is ISO 13485 certified.

For more information, please visit http://www.actuatedmedical.com

Contact
Actuated Medical, Inc.
Maureen L. Mulvihill, PhD
***@actuatedmedical.com

Bellefonte MedTech Company Shifts to Producing Face Shields During the Coronavirus Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    April 1, 2020

For more information:
Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D./814-355-0003

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Bellefonte MedTech Company Shifts to Producing Face Shields During the Coronavirus Pandemic

BELLEFONTE, PA – – Actuated Medical, Inc. (AMI) recently announced on Facebook that it started manufacturing Face Shields for first responders and medical professionals battling the Coronavirus pandemic.

“We are ramping up toward 20,000 shields in the next few weeks,” said Maureen L. Mulvihill, PhD, President & CEO of AMI. The first lot of shields shipped on Tuesday, March 31 to customers in Dallas, Tx., Baltimore, Md., and State College, Pa. The 20-person medical device company created a production line for the shields in one week.

“So proud of the team!!” Mulvihill continued on the post. “If you know any healthcare professionals interested have them email faceshield@actuatedmedical.com.”

The shield consists of a clear polycarbonate for visibility. Its multiuse design can be cleaned with bleach, alcohol, or soap and water. The Face Shields are packaged in boxes of 20 shields and sold for $400 per box ($20 per Face Shield).

AMI is known for its innovative TubeClear system, a medical device that allows clinicians to maintain flow of feeding tubes in patients who cannot eat orally. The company is currently developing over 20 new products for clinical and research applications .

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About Actuated Medical, Inc.

Actuated Medical develops medical devices that integrate electronically controlled motion technologies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Their development process focuses on intellectual property, regulatory, and reimbursement strategies to decrease commercialization risk and attract medical device technology acquisition partnerships. Their devices solve unmet clinical needs in target markets e.g., GI, critical care and pediatrics. Actuated Medical a certified women-owned business located in Bellefonte, PA and is ISO 13485 certified.

Actuated Medical is a Finalist for Prestigious Patient Impact Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    February 19, 2014

For more information:
Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D./814-355-0003

www.ActuatedMedical.com
www.TubeClear.com

ACTUATED MEDICAL IS A FINALIST FOR PRESTIGIOUS PATIENT IMPACT AWARD

BELLEFONTE, PA – Actuated Medical, Inc. and its TubeClear® system have been selected as one of three finalists for Pennsylvania Bio’s 2013 Patient Impact Award. This award recognizes Life Sciences innovations in Pennsylvania that have made a significant contribution to the quality of health care or the life of patients.

TubeClear is an in-patient tube clearing system for feeding and decompression tubes that are designed, developed, and manufactured in Pennsylvania. Its patented technology uses a mechanical motion that allows clinicians to quickly clear clogs in tubes without the expense and risk of tube replacement. In addition to eliminating the discomfort of tube removal and replacement, this system can save a typical 500-bed hospital up to $243K a year.

Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D., President of Actuated Medical, commented that “The whole reason we started Actuated Medical was to make a difference in patient’s lives. This nomination reinforces everything we strive for and we’re thrilled to be nominated. I commend the other finalists who have made enormous contributions to the Life Sciences. Quite simply, improving patient outcomes is what we’re all about and we thank PA Bio for recognizing our efforts.”

The winner of this year’s award will be announced at Pennsylvania Bio’s Annual Dinner on March 12th in Philadelphia.

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Actuated Medical is a medical device company that focuses on state-of-the-art, minimally invasive instruments for clearing occlusions, penetrating tissue, and enabling the emerging MRI-guided surgical procedure industry. A full-service firm with U.S.-based design, development, and manufacturing, the company’s devices enhance clinical care and deliver positive patient outcomes. Actuated Medical is located in Bellefonte, PA and is certified ISO 13485:2003, 14971:2007 and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).