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Gerry Clarke

Gerry Clarke

Partnering with BioInnovate teammate Dr Brendan Boland, Gerry cofounded Loci Orthopaedics, a company dedicated to developing a novel orthopaedic implant for the surgical treatment of thumb base joint arthritis. To date the company has secured seed round funding through the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund and was recently awarded €2.75million in a Series A funding round to achieve its development and commercial milestones. The company has continued to amass a number of prestigious awards including: EIT Health UK-Ireland Headstart Winner; Medtec Ireland Start-up Contest Winner; Emerging Medtech Company of the Year Finalist 2017 Irish Medtech Awards; and County, Regional, and National Winner of Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur Competition - Best Business Idea 2018. Loci Orthopaedics is on course for regulatory clearance, clinical use, and commercialisation by 2020. Gerry also continues to develop the company’s product pipeline alongside building its IP portfolio.

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