Elucent Medical wins 2014 Governorís Business Plan Contest

Special to The Freeman

June 5, 2014

MADISON Ė Elucent Medical, a medical device company thatís developing a new detection system for locating breast cancer, won the grand prize in the 2014 Wisconsin Governorís Business Plan Contest.

Madison-based Elucent Medical is commercializing a wireless marker tag and detection system that helps show surgeons tumor margins during surgical excision. The device eliminates current pre-surgical hook-wire localization procedures that are invasive, costly and highly inefficient, according to the statement.

Elucent also won the contestís life sciences category, the statement said.