InnoVision Names Okra Medical As Award Finalist For Technology Development

John, Justin, Marshall


GREENVILLE, SC, November 22, 2019 Okra Medical has received a 2019 InnoVision Finalist Award in Technology Development at a gala ceremony last evening. Recognition for this prestigious award is based on an assessment of innovation and complexity through juried competition.

​Okra Medical was recognized for its SafeMedWaste product innovation at InnoVision’s Finalists Award Reception on Nov. 21. The InnoVision Awards Program is South Carolina’s premier awards program focused exclusively on celebrating and enabling innovation through technology.

Celebrating its 21st award year, the InnoVision awards program recognizes innovative persons and organizations in South Carolina in six categories of technical innovation, as well as the special categories of Young Innovator and Townes Lifetime Achievement.

The award categories are New Technology Development, Technology Integration, Education, Community Service, Sustainability, and Small Enterprise.

About InnoVision
Established in 1999, InnoVision is South Carolina’s premier organization dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology. InnoVision maintains its commitment to supporting and celebrating technology and innovation through InnoVision educational Forums and its annual InnoVision Awards Banquet held each November. InnoVision is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, funded entirely by donations and sponsorships.

About Okra Medical Inc.
Okra Medical, Inc., headquartered in Johns Island, South Carolina, specializes in product development, manufacturing and strategic sourcing of controlled pharmaceutical substance disposal solutions. Founded in 2018, the Company’s mission is to improve public health. Its best-in-class suite of SafeMedWaste products use single formulas that are fully compliant with DEA regulations requiring non-retrievable destruction and disposal of controlled substances. Okra Medical is a strategic sourcing partner to hospitals, hospice facilities, law enforcement agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and veterinary care clinics. Visit