The AGA Shark Tank pitch competition is one of the highlights of the AGA Tech Summit and is devoted to bringing better medical technologies to market to serve the needs of patients suffering from GI disorders. The winner will be selected by an expert panel of judges. Tech Summit attendees will also choose a fan favorite.

The 2021 finalists are:

Presenter: Hans Gregersen, MD, PhD, MPH


EUS access needle
Presenter: Toufic Kachaamy, MD


Presenter: Mary Pattison, RN


Presenter: Pankaj Rajvanshi, MD


Endoscope Basket
Presenter: Ali Karakurum, MD


Learn more about the finalists here.

The winner of the Shark Tank will be featured GI & Hepatology News and receive complimentary registration to the 2022 AGA Tech Summit.

For questions about the 2021 AGA Shark Tank, please email