A-Z Sponsors and Exhibitors

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The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) is a group of 1000+ surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland.

Membership benefits include:

  • Free Online Subscription and Access to Colorectal Disease
  • Comprehensive set of colorectal surgery resources
  • Free listing in our Specialist Directory
  • Clinical Outcome Publication (COP) support

Plus more

More information from www.acpgbi.org.uk


ALSGBI the UK & Ireland’s No. 1 Professional Association in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery. Visit us to learn about LapPass – The Laparoscopic Passport for Surgical Trainees.

Applied Medical - A New Generation Medical Device Company

Applied Medical

Applied Medical is dedicated to developing and providing technologies that enable advanced surgical procedures and optimize patient outcomes. It is our mission to achieve this while also reducing healthcare costs and offering unrestricted choice.



Aquilant brings innovative. clinically effective surgical products to the private and NHS sectors.  Working within the Gynaecology, Obstetrics and General Surgery disciplines, many of our brands are well recognised.

Ardmore Healthcare

Ardmore Healthcare Ltd

Ardmore Healthcare Ltd is the market leader in the distribution of LGI and UGI manometry, pH/impedance testing, plus the new Mui Barostat and Capsocam small bowel capsule.

Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc.

The Axonics® r-SNM System™ is a miniaturised, rechargeable sacral neuromodulation system approved to treat urinary and faecal dysfunction in Europe, Canada, and Australia.

B Braun: Sharing Expertise

B. Braun

With over 62,000 employees in 64 countries, B. Braun is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services.

BD. Bard has joined BD


Market leader in soft tissue reconstruction, delivering a line of prosthetics, biologic implants and fixation systems to complement innovative techniques for inguinal, ventral, AWR and other hernia procedures.

Bowel Disease Research Foundation. Registered Charity No 1120460


Our vision is a world where bowel disease is eradicated. We are the charity arm of the ACPGBI and fund research into all types of bowel disease.

BCI: Bowel Cancer Intelligence - Using information to improve bowel cancer care nationwide


BCI UK is a research collaboration led by the University of Leeds. We are creating a secure data repository called CORECT-R which contains a huge array of data from across the cancer pathways. Our mission is to make these data available to the research community.

BiSTC - Birmingham Surgical Trials Consortium


BiSTC aims to enhance patient care by developing new surgical clinical trials, widening trial participation, and training future trialists. We achieve this through the combined multidisciplinary expertise and activity of two established trials units.

BK Ultrasound - powered by analogic

BK Ultrasound

BK Ultrasound will be exhibiting their imaging solutions for the pelvic floor, laparoscopic and open operative surgery. Our new technology processing gives increased image quality and better visualisation at all tissue depths.

BridgeMaster Medical

BridgeMaster medical Ltd

BridgeMaster medical act as the ‘bridge’ between: design, development, manufacture and distribution of disposable products into Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Coloproctology departments for practitioners worldwide.

CJ Medical

CJ Medical Ltd

Specialising in surgical and medical devices, CJ Medical is committed to facilitating and promoting innovative technologies. Exclusive UK Distributors of HALO™ Trilogy, Secca®, FiXcision, Comfort Drain, ABRA® Abdominal Wall Closure System and ProENDOS® – Innovative Endoscopic Cutter Stapler for Surgeon Controlled 0° – 60° Active Articulation. Learn more at www.cjmedical.com


Coloplast Ltd

Coloplast is a leading manufacturer of stoma and continence care products, with well-known brands such as Sensura Mio, Speedicath and Peristeen.

Colostomy UK

Colostomy UK

Colostomy UK – here if you have questions, need support or just want to talk to someone who lives with a stoma. We are your advocates for your rights; campaigning to raise awareness of what matters to you; running projects to empower you; and building communities to support you. 24-hour free helpline: 0800 328 4257, info@colostomyuk.org, ColostomyUK.org

Cook® Medical

Silver Sponsor

Cook Medical

In 1963, Cook Medical’s founder, Bill Cook, worked with a surgeon to launch the field of minimally invasive medicine. Now we continue his vision worldwide, through educational programmes like Cook Vista and through technology like Biodesign and Common Bile Duct Exploration. Our goal is to deliver devices that give the best outcomes to surgeons, hospitals, and – most importantly – patients.

Crohns and Colitis UK - Fighting Inflammatory Bowel Disease Together

Crohn’s and Colitis UK

The leading UK charity providing information & support, campaigning to improve services and funding vital research for the 300,000 people whose lives are affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Dendrite Clinical Systems Ltd

Dendrite Clinical Systems

Dendrite Clinical Systems is a specialist supplier of clinical databases, analysis software and consultancy services for hospitals, national and international registries.

Elemental Healthcare

Elemental Healthcare Ltd

Leading distributor bringing high quality products at a cost-effective price to the NHS and UK Private hospitals. Showcasing the latest innovations in Colorectal Surgery, including direct visualisation from Invuity Intelligent Photonics.

Erbe: power your performance

Erbe Medical UK

VIO3 – “plug and operate” – Electrosurgery from Erbe – Erbe have shaped electrosurgery, developing it into today’s leading-edge operating theatre technology, VIO3 is yet another of our milestones in electro-surgical technology.

Ethicon: shaping the future of surgery. Part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies

Gold Sponsor


Through Ethicon’s surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact.



eXroid for haemorrhoids: eXroid is introducing an outpatient treatment which removes all four grades of haemorrhoids with minimal complications and patient discomfort. It is subject to NICE guidance, published in 2015.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Fisher & Paykel

F&P HumiGard™ delivers warmed, humidified CO2 during laparoscopic and open surgery. A recent NHS audit has suggested that HumiGard™ prevents SSI’s during colorectal surgery.



Frankenman are a multinational organisation, manufacturing a full portfolio of Laparoscopic/Open surgical stapling devices and accessories, and Laparoscopic Access equipment. Visit us on stand 44 and experience the only compact circular stapler with extended anvil shaft, perfectly designed for ultra-low anterior resection and TaTME.

IA® The ileostomy & internal pouch Support Group - Listen, Inform, Support


IA is a national patient support group run by and for people with ileostomies and internal pouches, their families, friends and carers. IA aims to help them return to a full and active life after surgery and works hard to challenge the fear and misconceptions that surround bowel disease surgery.

Intuitive Surgical®

Gold Sponsor

Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG), headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, is the global leader in robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures and markets the da Vinci® Surgical System.
Intuitive Surgical strives to make surgery more effective, less invasive and easier on surgeons, patients and their families.

Storz - Karl Storz - Endoskope

Karl Storz

As a wholly owned subsidiary, KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd provide endoscopic solutions with products, services, training and education to promote Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS).



Kebomed UK is delighted to be participating at this years ACPGBI. With our business partners DynaMesh FEG , we will be exhibiting the only mesh in the  world designed for treatment and prevention of para-stomal hernias. In addition we will be exhibiting our SafeAir,electro-surgical smoke evacuation pencil.

Kimal: delivering healthcare innovation

Kimal PLC

With over 50 years’ experience in delivering product solutions, Kimal have significant expertise in providing customised procedure packs and aligned laparoscopic devices. Our experience, comprehensive Pack+ range and tailored customer support allows us to create a truly bespoke solution.

MacGregor Healthcare Ltd

MacGregor Healthcare Ltd

MacGregor Healthcare Ltd is focused on providing quality products at cost effective pricing that meet the needs of both healthcare professionals and patients.

Medtronic: Further, Together

Strategic Educational Partner


As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at Medtronic.eu.

NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative

Supporting the development of medical technologies in the fields of colorectal, vascular and hepatopancreaticobiliary (liver, gall bladder and pancreas/HPB) surgery to improve healthcare and quality of life for patients.



Norgine is a leading European specialist pharmaceutical company with a direct commercial presence in all major European markets.Norgine specialises in gastroenterology, hepatology, cancer and supportive care. For more information, please visit www.norgine.co.uk

North West Surgical Trials Centre (NWSTC)

North West Surgical Trials Centre

A collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester to design, conduct and lead high quality surgical trials and develop and train new surgical investigators within the North West of England.

P3 Stericom

P3 Stericom designs and supplies innovative products focused on the needs of surgeons and practitioners working in coloproctology & gastroenterology, surgical gynaecology and colposcopy.

Promed: Technology For Life.


The Biolitec Leonardo® is a compact two wavelength laser system offering minimal invasive treatments for the management of fistulas, haemorrhoid and pilonidal sinus problems. Learn more at: http://www.promedltd.com/

RH - Raise Healthcare

Raise Healthcare

Raise Healthcare is an exclusive distributor for EGIS – Non cross linked biologic mesh for open and lap hernia repair and PRESSFIT – innovative Anal Fistula Plug made of non cross-linked ADM.

Renew Inserts

Renew Medical

The Renew Insert is a soft silicone device worn internally, unique in its combination of safety, effectiveness, comfort and ease of use, giving your patients confidence to manage their ABL.

S.L.A. Pharma

S.L.A. Pharma has licensed products and a development pipeline covering severe diarrhoea due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, familial adenomatous polyposis, IBD and pilonedal sinus.

SheffMed: British Innovation Global Conscience


Sheffmed has developed a totally new retractor system which incorporates a malleable frame for use with elasticated skin hooks. Please visit sheffmed.com for more information.

Sigmacon Surgical Systems

Sigmacon are proud to support ACPGBI .  We will be showcasing our visualisation systems from Seiler Medical and Inspired Surgical, laser solutions from Lumenis and market leading patient chair from Schmitz-Soehne.  We look forward to welcoming you at Stand 12.

Bowa Lotus

SRA Developments Ltd

SRA Developments Ltd is the UK designer & manufacturer of Lotus, the world’s only torsional ultrasonic scalpel. Along with our parent company BOWA we can now deliver a “one stop shop” for all your energy device needs. We offer the very best products at the best prices,. See us on stand 14 to see the latest in ultrasonic & electro surgical products. www.bowa-medical.com/en

St Mark's Academic Institute

St Mark’s Academic Institute

We are committed to research, training and education in all aspects of intestinal and colorectal disorders. Our academic calendar grows year by year with courses available for consultants, trainees, nurses and other related specialists.

Novadaq Stryker

Gold Sponsor


Stryker Visualisation enables end users to distinguish anatomy across a range of coloproctological procedures, whilst providing a simple yet highly personalised experience; we help you to see more, do more, whilst safeguarding critical anatomy.
We very much look forward to meeting you at this year’s ACPGBI meetings. We encourage you to visit our exhibition stand, to experience the Stryker / Novadaq Fluorescence Imaging capabilities.
For further discussions please do contact: Ben Greaves / Marketing Manager ben.greaves@stryker.com



SynMed: specialist suppliers of diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology equipment to the medical profession. Visit the website for our full product range: www.synmed.co.uk



Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices used for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care, urology and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety.


Gold Sponsor


THD are delighted to add Manometry, Ultrasound and High Resolution Anoscopy to the THD portfolio in 2017. This is part of our commitment to advance patient options in the Healthcare market. Please contact us on the stand for further product details as well as our new programme of dedicated training courses.

wisepress.com: your medical bookshop


Wisepress.com, Europe’s leading conference bookseller, has a complete range of books and journals relevant to the themes of the meeting. Follow us on Twitter @WisepressBooks.


Gore: Creative Technologies Worldwide

W.L. Gore and Associates (UK) Ltd

At Gore Medical, we have provided creative therapeutic solutions to complex medical problems for 40 years. During that time, 40 million innovative Gore Medical Devices have been implanted, saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide. For more information, please visit goremedical.com/eu.

Xiros Ltd

Experts in design and manufacture of innovative implants since 1982, Xiros’ new colorectal designs work to restore patient dignity and expand treatment options.