Infrascanner Named Finalist in 2013 Medical Design Excellence Awards

Inteprod, Medical Contract Manufacturer, cited for its role as Contract Manufacturer
2013 MDEA Finalist
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EAGLEVILLE, Pa. - April 2, 2013 - PRLog -- Eagleville, PA – Inteprod LLC, a medical device contract manufacturer, is a finalist in the 15th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition for its work with InfraScan, a medical device company developing and commercializing its patented technology for detecting intracranial bleeding in patients with head trauma.  

The Infrascanner is a non-invasive, handheld device that uses near infrared (NIR) technology to detect bleeding in the brain.  Designed to assist first responders and emergency room personnel in identifying life threatening brain hematomas, the Infrascanner provides expedient assessment of patients, identifying patients most likely to have intracranial bleeding and facilitating lifesaving treatment.

Millions of individuals worldwide are affected by traumatic brain injury every year.  Early detection and intervention can significantly improve patient outcomes.  “We are excited to partner with InfraScan to bring this revolutionary product to market, said Rick Smethers, CEO & Chief Technical Officer of Inteprod.  “It is a great honor to have the opportunity to contribute to the success of a product that will save lives, and to be recognized for our contribution”.

The Medical Design Excellence Awards are the medical device industry’s premier design awards competition and is the only awards program exclusively recognizing contributions and advances in the design of medical products.

Finalists in each of the competition’s ten categories were announced in the April issue of Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry magazine. The winners will be announced on June 19, 2013 at the awards ceremony held in conjunction with the 30th MD&M East event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For more information about the Medical Design Excellence Awards, visit

About Inteprod LLC

ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered, Inteprod is a Finished Product Contract Manufacturer providing comprehensive engineering and manufacturing services to the medical device, medical diagnostics, and food safety diagnostics industries.  Experienced and proficient in every aspect of the development and manufacture of advanced technologies, Inteprod is directly impacting the progress, application, and success of new and next generation technologies, including handheld devices, point of care diagnostics, bedside diagnostics, Lab On a Chip (LOC) technologies, patient monitoring devices, analytical instruments, minimally invasive surgical instruments, and pathogen detection diagnostics.

To learn more about Inteprod, visit, or contact Lori Pegon at (610)650-9002.

About InfraScan

InfraScan, Inc. is a medical device company that focuses on developing, commercializing, and distributing handheld diagnostic devices for head injury and stroke assessment based on near infrared (NIR) technology. The company has received funding from the U.S. Marine Corps, the Office of Naval Research, BioAdvance, the Biotechnology Greenhouse of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. For more information about the Infrascanner Model 2000, visit
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