In May 2018, Monitor Mask was nominated by WINGS, The Washington Medical Technology Angels, to participate in the national MedTech Innovator Showcase. Monitor Mask was awarded complimentary registration to the Wilson Sonsini Medical Device Conference held in June 2018, in San Francisco.
Earlier in March 22, 2018, the Keiretsu Forum Northwest announced that Monitor Mask placed second in its Most Valuable Company Competition at their International Spring Expo. The winners were selected by more than 400 investor members and guests who attended the event, and were among the hand-picked emerging startups from throughout the U.S. and Canada who presented at the Expo. Many Keiretsu members were impressed by Monitor Mask’s progress with obtaining 11 issued patents and commencing volume production of life-saving medical devices. We are especially proud to have won this award after competing with therapeutic and mass market companies, who had higher potential market valuations. We thank Keiretsu and its membership for this honor.
Monitor Mask gave a well-received podium presentation on March 27 at Life Science Innovation North West, where we were featured as the life science company with the most investors this fiscal year from WINGS, The Washington Medical Technology Angels. Our CEO, Bill Waller, was honored to serve as a judge for this conference’s Fast Pitch Showdown to select a beginning start-up for a $5,000 prize.
Monitor Mask, Inc. is an International Innovation Program award recipient, selected by ZCG Innovation Summit in conjunction with Zhongguancun Development Group (2017).
Monitor Mask was featured in the "Capnographic Analysis" section of Current and Emerging Anesthesia Technology in 2016. The CapnoVue M1 was selected as one of just eight emerging technologies as determined by a panel of anesthesiologists in the Anesthesiology News Special Edition.
Seattle, WA: March, 2016 – Monitor Mask selected as a top-100 national medtech company by AdvaMed/MedTech Innovator, and 2nd place for the Northwest region.
Seattle, WA: December 9th, 2015 – Monitor Mask founder and CTO, JW Beard, MD, MBA, was awarded as a Seattle Health Innovator at the 2015 Seattle Health Innovators award ceremony. Dr. Beard was recognized for his contributions in creating a company and products with special emphasis on understanding the needs of the customer.
Monitor Mask recognized by Zino Investment Society with the 2015 People's Choice Award for Best Investment Opportunity.
Seattle, WA: June 30, 2015 - Monitor Mask CEO, Mark Kraus, was a podium presenter at Life Science Innovation Northwest in Seattle, Washington. LSINW is a fully integrated life science innovation conference showcasing Pacific Northwest companies.
Seattle, WA: June 26, 2015 - Monitor Mask Inc, a Seattle medical device company focused on providing oxygen face masks designed for CO2 monitoring, releases their first product, the CapnoVue M1, for sale in the US.
Seattle, WA: June 03, 2014 - Seattle based Monitor Mask Inc., has obtained US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) premarket notification clearance for the M1 Capnography Mask.
The M1 Capnography Mask is a disposable oxygen face mask designed to monitor patient breathing by directly interfacing with a sidestream capnograph. Capnography, or exhaled CO2 monitoring, is increasingly recognized as a safety enhancing modality for patients undergoing procedural sedation and for certain high risk hospitalized populations. With the M1 Capnography Mask, Monitor Mask seeks to facilitate the use of capnography and promote patient safety throughout healthcare.
The December 2013 print edition of Outpatient Surgery Magazine listed the Monitor Mask M1 Capnography Mask as a "Cool, New Product" in their "Innovative Ways to Keep Patients Safe" column. Magazine authors assembled their list from products exhibited at the American Society of Anesthesiologists conference in San Francisco.