Tag - Winter Innovations

Lia Winter invented Easy Whip and co-founded Winter Innovations while in school

Lia Winter invented Easy Whip and co-founded Winter Innovations while in school. Their innovative suturing two-part needle has already helped hundreds of patients with more successful and more efficient surgeries. We are so proud of the incredible work of Lia and Winter Innovations, and we can't wait to see them continue to succeed. Watch now >>
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Winter Innovations Partners with SDVOSB, Lovell, to Offer New Suture System on Government Contracts

Lovell® Government Services and Winter Innovations announced today that they have partnered to list their flagship product, the EasyWhip® suture needle, on government contract vehicles. Lovell Government Services will serve as Winter Innovations’ Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) vendor to federal healthcare systems such as the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the Military Health System (MHS), and Indian Health Services (IHS). Winter Innovations’ EasyWhip® suture needle provides a simple solution for stitching in ligament and tendon repair or reconstruction procedures. Read...
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Top 10 Innovations in Podiatry 2022

Each year, Podiatry Today hears from leaders in the world of foot and ankle medicine and surgery about important developments and significant strides being made in the field. EasyWhip Suture (Winter Innovations) uses a patented two-part needle design to simplify and standardize suture techniques for tendon and ligament reconstruction, according to the company website. Citing speed and quality of stitching as crucial to successful repair, Winter Innovations says EasyWhip is the first suture needle designed to provide both of these...
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ETSU College of Business and Technology students provide marketing support for medical device start-up company

Continuing to engage with community startups and businesses, the East Tennessee State University College of Business and Technology announced the completion of several marketing projects with Winter Innovations, an East Tennessee-based medical device startup company. Winter Innovations developed an industry-first surgical suture with a specialized patent-protected needle design that dramatically simplifies and standardizes suturing and enables techniques not possible with conventional surgical needles. Its primary application is for orthopedic procedures to repair torn ligaments and tendons, like the anterior cruciate...
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See which startups are in Lafayette’s 2021 Get Started Medical Pitch Competition

Seven innovative medical startups are vying for $40,000 in cash prizes at this year's Get Started Medical Pitch Competition, which is part of the Innovate South business conference in Lafayette. Each of the seven startups will pitch their product or service in the ""Shark Tank""-style competition to a panel of judges. Past winners include the Tennessee-based Winter Innovations, which won in 2019 for its Easy Whip needle — a new type of needle that makes whip-stitching easier and more effective....
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Startups, be ready. Epicenter and SOE’s $10K pitch competition, The Next Big Thing, is back

In year one, Phillip Ashley Rix and his company, Phillip Ashley Chocolates, claimed victory. In year two, Lia Winter and her medical device business, Winter Innovations, took the top honor. Now year three is upon us, and the question remains — which local startup will follow in their footsteps, and be deemed “The Next Big Thing?” Called The Next Big Thing, it provides local startups and scale-ups the chance to compete for $10,000, as they make elevator pitches made before...
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