AGA Center for GI Innovation & Technology
The center supports innovation and the development of new technology in gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition and obesity by guiding medical device and therapeutics innovators through the technology development and adoption process.
Expertise and Services
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• Organization of Stakeholder, Expert and Key Opinion Leader Meetings
• Objective Reimbursement Assessment and Recommendations
• Clinical Study Review and Feedback and/or Design and Development
• Identification of Experts
• Assessment of Peer-Reviewed Literature
AGA Tech Summit
The 2018 AGA Tech Summit will take place March 21-23 in Boston, MA. The annual summit provides a chance to learn from and engage with experts in GI, venture capitalists, payors, industry colleagues and representatives from FDA.
Apply for the Shark Tank
In AGA’s very own Shark Tank, representatives from startups to large companies, with a focus in GI, can present their novel idea/innovation to an expert panel of industry leaders. Applications will be accepted starting September 2017.
AGA Tech Summit Report
Review the meeting recap, which covers medtech successes and failures, promising new technologies, and other highlights from the 2017 meeting.
The center led the development of an expert whitepaper on advanced imaging in Barrett’s esophagus.
The center provides guidance on the management of diminutive colon polyps based on endoluminal imaging in this whitepaper.
Infection from Devices
Review the center’s recommendations to physicians on how to prevent device-associated infections.
Gastroenterology’s Shark Tank
Entrepreneurs share their experience in the 2017 AGA Tech Summit “Shark Tank”, and two of the “sharks” also share their take on this year’s innovations.
Dr. Tom Shehab, venture capitalist, provides advice on creating a value proposition for your device.
Friends of the Center
Friends of the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology is a distinction given to those companies that make a significant multi-year financial commitment to support the center’s global efforts of fostering innovation and technology in digestive and metabolic diseases.
AGA thankfully acknowledges:
2017-06-22 13:13:23 UTC AGA members: Find this interesting? Share your thoughts with colleagues in AGA Community. June 22, 2017 Keep up to date with the latest advances in GI by reading the 2017 AGA Tech Summit Report. As a busy clinician, we recognize that it’s...read more
2017-05-16 15:02:50 UTC AGA members: Find this interesting? Share your thoughts with colleagues in AGA Community. May 16, 2017 Five technologies were presented to our panel of "Sharks" at the 2017 AGA Tech Summit. Which innovations will make it to market? A group of...read more
Fostering Innovation and Technology in Digestive Diseases: A Conference for Inventors, Investigators and Investors Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES Fostering Innovation and Technology in...read more
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF, Chair
Wilmott Family Professor of Medicine Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Health System
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology Mount Sinai Hospital
Laurel R. Fisher, MD, AGAF
Professor of Clinical Medicine Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Dawn L. Francis, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Florida
Janak N. Shah, MD
Section Head of Advanced Endoscopy Ochsner Health System
Are you ready to take the next step?
To learn more about the center, please contact Jennifer Conte, CGCS, vice president, research and innovation.