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NXgenPort is Pitch Finalist at SXSW

NXgenPort to Present March 12 at South by Southwest’s 2022 SXSW Pitch

NXgenPort to showcase its implantable Smart Port Catheter in the Health, Wearables & Wellbeing Category

VENTURA, Calif./ MINNEAPOLIS/ AUSTIN (Feb 22, 2022) – NXgenPort is a pitch finalist at South by Southwest’s 14th annual SXSW Pitch® (formerly SXSW Accelerator) on Saturday, March 12, at 4 PM in Austin at the Hilton Hotel, Salon DE (4th Floor). The presentation will be in-person.

Cathy Skinner, CEO and Dr. Rosanne Welcher, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), are available to meet with investors and strategic partners at SXSW. To meet Cathy and Rosanne, go Here to book a meeting, or call/text Cathy's at 651-587-5440.

NXgenPort is a medical technology company focused on remote patient monitoring by measuring blood cell counts and heart function in vivo. “We’re honored to be chosen to participate with these other companies leading the way in healthcare innovation,” said Dr. Rosanne Welcher, Chief Science Officer at NXgenPort.

SXSW Pitch is the marquee event of South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals (March 11 - 20, 2022) Startups Track, where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive technology innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience. Out of the 655 companies that applied to present at SXSW Pitch 2022, NXgenPort was selected among the 50 finalists spanning 10 separate categories.

The two-day event will be held the first weekend of SXSW Conference & Festivals, Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, on the fourth floor of the Downtown Hilton Austin, Salon D/E. The event will then culminate with the 2022 SXSW Pitch Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, March 13, where winning startups from each category and a Best in Show winner will be announced and honored.

For more information about SXSW Pitch and to view the complete list of finalists, visit:

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About NXgenPort

NXgenPort is designing a next generation implantable port-catheter utilizing optical sensors that enable the remote management of patients by monitoring and reporting changes in physiological function over the course of treatment.

NXgenPort is raising venture capital to enable further product development and expansion of its Intellectual Property portfolio. More information at

About SXSW

SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture. An essential destination for global professionals, the annual March event features sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, professional development and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. SXSW 2022 will take place March 11 - 20, 2022. For more information, please visit To register for the event, please visit

SXSW 2022 is sponsored by White Claw, Audible, Blockchain Creative Labs and The Austin Chronicle.

Media Contact:

Cathy Skinner

651-587-5440 (cell, onsite at SXSW) or

John Lockhart

People Media Worldwide, Inc.

(800) 600-7111 x 224

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