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Q4 2017 EMT Spotlight     (top)



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Presenting Companies:

3R Cardio - TAVR SmartGuidewire™ allows cardiologists to monitor valve function continuously throughout transcatheter aortic heart valve replacements (TAVR) procedure providing actionable data to cardiologists during valve positioning. The TAVR SmartGuidewire™ simplifies workflow offering direct savings to hospitals and the additional data collected may be used to improve patients outcomes.
Abreos Biosciences - Personalized dosing of biologic therapeutics as well as aiding in the discovery and development of novel precision treatments
AcuMEMS - Wireless ocular implants and smartphone for continuous direct measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP), the only modifiable risk factor for glaucoma
AcuityBio - AcuityBio's mission is to prevent post-surgical cancer recurrence in early stage cancer patients using localized drug delivery.
Advanced Maternity Innovations - Advanced womens health technologies aimed at reducing the occurrence and associated cost of premature births.
Advanced Silicon Group - Silicon nanotechnology including photovoltaics, Li-ion batteries, microfluidics, MEMS, and more.
Anagenesis Biotechnologies - Stem cell-based technologies for genetic and age-related muscle degenerative diseases.
Arc Devices - Harnessing the power of sensor technology to revolutionize connected health solutions
Arkis Biosciences - Advanced medical technologies used in treating hydrocephalus, pain management, plastic surgeries, and other treatment areas.
Avisa Pharma - Avisa is a venture-backed healthcare company commercializing a rapid, point-of-care breath test for the diagnosis of pulmonary infections
Avra Medical Robotics - Precision guided surgical robotics. Integrating image-guidance with navigation and organ-targeting to bring a diverse and multidimensional system.
Avro Life Science - Developing a transdermal patch for the delivery of medications with emphasis in the pediatric patient populations.
Axolotl Biologix - Biological-related products that foster regeneration and healing for many conditions including applications in orthopedics, wound care, pain management, ophthalmic, cardiovascular, cosmetic, and more.
BAROnova - A clinical-stage medical-device company focused on developing non-surgical non-pharmacologic devices to induce weight loss.
BedLab - Advanced mechanical beds and technologies aimed to prevent and treat immobility-induced complications such as pressure ulcers (bedsores) and pulmonary complications.
Betalin Therapeutics - Innovative therapy for diabetes treatment to replace insulin therapy using an Engineered Micro Pancreas (EMP).
BioDirection - Rapid point-of-care (POC) technologies for the objective diagnosis and management of concussion and other traumatic brain injury (TBI).
BioSculpture - Advanced power assisted dual-cannula tissue aspiration systems which allow controlled and efficient tissue removal. Advanced technology which can be safely adapted for other specialties and uses for which manual and other powered systems would pose a hazard.
BioVigil Systems - Electronic hand hygiene compliance system for use in healthcare facilities
Biobeat - Wearable monitor for remote non-invasive accurate medical-grade monitoring of vital signs and other medically relevant parameters.
Biospecimen Technologies - Proprietary devices for the collection, handling and processing of blood samples for testing and for therapeutic products.
BrainCool - Patented medical cooling technologies with an initial focus on brain cooling and prevention of oral mucositis.
BriteSeed - An innovative surgical device system that makes operations safer by alerting the surgeon before an unsafe cut is made.
CardioThrive - Producing the world's first lightweight, ultra-portable, fully automatic, single use AED that requires no assembly prior to use. Our goal is to make Sudden Cardiac Arrest a routinely survivable event by making AEDs easier to afford, carry, and operate.
CareWave - Leveraging over a century of combined experience in pain management, technology development and business, Carewave Medical is dedicated to delivering drug-free, non-invasive products to alleviate suffering of those with moderate to severe pain.
Carena Healthcare - Personalized patient care by mapping disease distribution to device design and selection. 3D visualization and analysis of diseased arteries. Image fusion of intravascular ultrasound and X-Ray angiography. Design of bespoke replacement aortic heart valves for the treatment of aortic stenosis
Carmell Therapeutics - Carmell Therapeutics has created a unique, highly innovative, patented technology based on biologically-active adaptive materials manufactured from human blood plasma. These plasma-based materials contain a concentration of natural regenerative factors that promote healing, reduce complications, and lead to healthcare savings.
CellMax Life - Non-invasive, accurate blood tests for early detection of cancer.
Cibiem - Ablation of carotid body chemoreceptors via directed ultrasound energy with a catheter deployed in the jugular vein using intravascular ultrasound imaging for positioning and targeting
Cologuard Ltd - A clinical stage medical device company developing novel and proprietary technology for colorectal surgery aiming to prevent the profound clinical and economic pains associated with anastomotic leaks and diverting colonic stomas.
ConcentRx - ConcentRx is a preclinical stage company with a patented Immunotherapy developed for Ovarian, Breast and Lymphoma. Outside of the body we activate a patient's or a donor's white cells with a proprietary and specific activation protocol to induce enrichment and selection of NK-T cells home to and target selectively tumor cells. Prior to infusion into the patient the NK-T cells are allowed to take up a tumor lysis agent for selective killing of the tumor cells. In preclinical animal models of disease our therapy is active against chemo therapy resistant cells of multiple tumor types and reduces the recurrence of disease.
D&P Bioinnovations - We are developing an implantable, bioresorbable medical device to functionally regenerate a damaged esophagus within the body.
Daidalos Solutions - AnchorValve, a single procedure low-profile transcatheter mitral/tricuspid valve replacement (TMVR/TTVR) device with simple direct anchoring to mitral/tricuspid valve annulus only, proven feasibility, and IP protection.
DermaTec - DermaTec\'s alcohol detection patch is unique in the alcohol detection marketplace for its multi-day usage, non-invasive application and its ability to provide a visual indication that someone has been drinking.
DoseVue - Products for in-vivo dosimetry that are easy to use and with minimal impact on the overall treatment cost
EXOVITE - Technological innovation in tools and medical procedures in Tele-RHB, E-Health and M-Health
Edge Surgical - The first single-use technology enabling more accurate and safe orthopedic and spinal surgical screws placement. Improved accuracy when selecting screws to fuse bone fractures, and mitigating bioburden contamination risk, a leading cause of surgical site infections (SSIs).
Efferent Labs - In vivo biosensor that uses cells as the main sensor. Device allows for the live streaming of data including pathway activation.
ElastiMed - Advanced compression stocking made from smart materials that mimic rhythmic calf muscle contractions and stimulates blood flow to treat venous and lymphatic diseases on the lower limbs.
Evav Technologies - Advanced endovascular medical devices
Eyevensys - A novel approach in the treatment of major ophthalmic diseases using a bio therapeutics factory in the eye to allow safe local sustained production of therapeutic proteins, an approach that can address a wide range of ophthalmic diseases.
Feeligreen - Microelectronics, chemistry and nanotechnologies that improve protocols and treatments for multiple healthcare applications.
Fischer Imaging - Improved outcomes for cancer patients using advanced imaging technology that doubles the resolution and contrast of today\'s mammography using less than half the x-ray dose and removes the need for painful breast compression.
GRISAL - Advanced surgical technologies and innovations
Glucorecs - Glucorecs breakthrough Non-Invasive BGM (Blood- Glucose Measurement) technology will invoke a digital transformation in portable, personal and wearable devices for SMBG (Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose).
Hemovent - Self-contained fully portable Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) system that supports or replaces heart and lung function in the event of cardiac and respiratory failure.
HepaTx - Innovative therapies for serious liver disease.
Highland Innovation Centre - The handheld BREAST-i home use device with memory and advanced sensor technology for self breast examination.
ID-NEST Medical - Easy to assemble and compliant branched vascular endografts. Modules are inserted through various approaches and click-connected in-situ.
IGI Technologies - IGI Technologies has developed a medical image fusion technology that enables interventional radiologists to go 20% faster on procedures while improving care and hospital throughput.
IVDiagnostics - Diagnostic tools for addressing rare circulating tumor cells and blood borne diseases.
Implandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH - Implandata Ophthalmic Products, is a Hannover, Germany based clinical stage company developing transformative products for the improved care of intraocular pressure related eye diseases. This is accomplished by merging proprietary implantable micro-sensors for telemetric measurement of Intraocular Pressure (IOP) with digital health technology. With its family of products, Implandata addresses medical needs in cataract, glaucoma, corneal and vitreoretinal surgery.
Innoblative Designs - Innoblative is a medical device company whose mission is to develop products to innovate and improve the way surgeons and interventionalists treat surgical margins post excision. Our first product is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) applicator that allows surgeons and interventionalists to effectively coagulate and ablate soft tissue beds intra-operatively. Innoblative is currently investigating the patient benefits of using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to ablate an approximately one-centimeter margin or perimeter of soft tissue following standard lumpectomy removal of a breast tumor.
Intent Solutions - A technology-enabled services company focused on monitoring and managing medication adherence in clinical research and applied healthcare sectors. A connected portable device that only dispenses medication at the right dose, at the right time, and most importantly, to the right patient.
Intuity Medical - The first blood glucose meter and multi-test cartridge designed to automate testing into one easy step, without the need for separate test supplies.
Kejako - Kejako research and develop novel medical devices for the worldwide ophthalmic surgery market. Our technical and commercial goal is to launch premium, innovative solutions for common ophthalmic diseases which have high impact on peoples everyday life.
Lab Sensor Solutions - Temperature monitoring system that provides a real time 'mobile sensor as a service' solution for health and safety applications.
Laser Associated Sciences - Non-invasive technology to measure blood flow in the extremities. A compact device used during vascular surgery to dramatically improve outcomes by guiding more effective procedures.
Leviticus-Cardio - A wireless system capable of providing the day-to-day power needs of today\'s implanted Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs), whilst eliminating complications related to the driveline. The technology enables effective Transcutaneous Energy Transfer.
Lightpoint Medical - Advanced molecular imaging technology, based on Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging, to detect cancer in real-time during surgery, providing more accurate cancer treatment while sparing healthy tissue.
Linear Health Sciences - Linear Health Sciences is a pre-clinical medical device company in the infusion disposables space. Their flagship ORCHID SRV (safety release valve) reduces intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgment by way of a patent-pending, metal-free, breakaway valve. ORCHID valve addresses macro forces at the IV site. Preventing large sudden forces from being translated to the catheter assembly reduces not only total dislodgment, but also keeps away forces responsible for micro movements that lead to pistoning and its sequelae: phlebitis and bloodstream infections.
Lynx Biosciences - Predictive technologies to individualize blood cancer therapy.
Madorra - Changing the paradigm for treating vaginal dryness, by providing a medical device solution to a problem that has previously only been served by pharmaceuticals. Provides post-menopausal women and breast cancer survivors a non-hormonal treatment option.
Magentiq Eye - A medical device startup company, focused on the field of endoscopic medical procedures. Our software and devices are planned to help doctors to see beyond the visible. We apply cutting edge deep learning, computer vision and video analysis technologies to aid doctors in the difficult task of performing medical exams and procedures. Our first product is planned for the colonoscopy screening test.
Magnetic Insight - Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI), a new imaging modality that directly detects magnetic nanoparticle tracers enabling deep tissue imaging of functional events and disease states.
Medical 21 - Developing artificial blood vessels using cellulose and an external support made of nitinol as an alternative to harvesting blood vessels for coronary artery bypass graft surgeries.
MedicalCue - A healthcare IT tool for assisting nurses and doctors in helping newborns, with significant big data opportunities.
Mespere LifeSciences - Non-invasive, disruptive solutions in hemodynamic patient monitoring. Replacing invasive procedures with non-invasive solutions.
MicroOptx - MicroOptx is an early stage medical device company that is building a platform technology to shunt aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to the surface of the eye.
Multisensor Diagnostics - Non-invasive portable handheld device designed to perform rapid health assessment of an individual by recording key vitals.
N8 Medical - Medical device company developing novel solutions for the prevention of hospital-acquired infections.
NERv - Nano-systems to improve health care delivery and remote real-time patient monitoring.
NangioTx - NangioTx has a unique approach to treating PAD that is based on molecular mimicry of the body's natural mechanism for blood vessel generation. The process is mediated by the engagement of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) to its cognate receptors (VEGFR). Towards this end, NangioTx has licensed "V-10", the lead self-assembling peptide mimic of VEGF for inducing angiogenesis and treating poor blood flow in PAD.
Neoscope2020 - Neoscope2020 has developed Family of Single Use, NeoscopeTm / NeoflexTm- Digital Video Endoscopic System for Digital Video Cystoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Ureteroscopy, Bronchoscopy, Arthroscopy, 3D Laparoscopy & other Minimally Invasive Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic procedures. The family of NeoscopeTm/ NeoflexTm Products have received marketing clearance from FDA approval and has CE Mark approval. The Neoscope Digital Video Endoscopy products can display "Real Time" Video images, using Laptop/PC Tablet computers and HD Video monitors.
NeuroRecovery Technologies - Innovative therapeutic systems designed to provide functional recovery for individuals suffering from paralysis.
Neurosteer - Continuous neurological bedside monitor and wellness wearable which provides real-time interpretation for assessment, intervention and neurofeedback in a wide spectrum of neurological disorders.
Nexeon MedSystems - Neurostimulation products that improve the quality of life of patients suffering from debilitating neurological disease
Nido Surgical - The CardioPort™, a novel platform designed to enable video-endoscopic trans-cardiac surgical repairs inside the beating heart based on technology developed at Boston Children\'s Hospital.
NuvOx Pharma - Developing an innovative platform of oxygen therapeutics to treat life-threatening diseases where hypoxia plays a role.
ODS Medical - Optical instrument which identifies cancerous tissue in real-time during surgery directly in the patient without contrast agents, uses Raman Spectroscopy signatures and machine learning for cancer detection at cellular resolution.
PARE Surgical - Has developed and is marketing an FDA approved, patented, hand held LED battery powered Electrosurgical light source pencil, the NOVA, to be used with or without smoke evacuation. It provides intense, bright and shadow free visualization in the growing minimally invasive surgical market. It eliminates the need for expensive and bulky headlamps and eliminates the constant strain on the surgeon's neck while providing increased accuracy & productivity for the surgeon.
Patrona Medical - Wireless device to detect and alert the early onset presence of a Catheter Assisted Urinary Tract Infection.
PerfAction Technologies - High-pressure jet technology to laterally introduce healing agents deep into the dermal layer of the skin for a wide range of aesthetic indications.
PhotoSonix Medical - Combination of ultrasound and light to treat chronic bacterial infections, especially those causing acne.
PhysioCue - PhysioCue is a consumer digital health and therapy device company approach for hypertension management that combines the latest bio-sensor (PPG & ECG) technology. PhysioCue's therapy is efficient, safe, easy to use, and has none of the side effects associated with anti-hypertensive drugs.
Portela Soni Medical - Advanced urinary catheter technologies significantly reducing the risk of CAUTIs in catheterized patients.
Prescient Surgical - CleanCision technology platform, a portfolio of products for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI).
Pulmostics - Breath analysis diagnostic systems using advanced biomarker analytical technology and data analysis algorithms for next generation point of care diagnosis and management of disease.
RayVio - An advanced health and hygiene company that delivers clean water and environments. RayVio helps protect billions from germs and creates new markets and revenue streams by enabling a new class of products. Its powerful and efficient UV LED technology can be integrated into a variety of applications, powering versatile on-demand solutions that give consumers control over health without chemicals or costly consumables.
Reapplix - Platform technology for regenerative medicine with first lead indication to treat diabetic foot ulcers.
Rosivo - Biological implants with applications in facial reconstruction and various other areas including intervertebral disc repair and articular cartilage repair.
SafKan - The first automated and wearable impacted cerumen removal device for clinical use.
Sanovas - Sanovas is redefining intervention with access, imaging, and measurement technologies that enable physicians to perform MORE interventional procedures, in MORE places, MORE affordably. The company is dedicated to developing the full continuum of best-in-class minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic technologies and solutions that are affordable, accessible, and safe across multiple procedures and specialty areas.
Scinovia - Laser biophotonics devices to enable doctors to remotely visualize actual blood flow speeds across vessels & tissue with no injections, probes, or additional instruments.
Semler HealthPerks - Digital health technology to prevent heart disease.
Sonavex - Improving outcomes for surgical patients by using cutting-edge imaging technology to provide clinicians with visualization of critical data -- directly at the point of care.
SpineOvations - Next generation of minimally invasive treatments for back pain due to disc disease.
Stent Tek - A novel catheter based system that provides a better way for patients to receive haemodialysis (HD) for kidney failure.
Stimwave - Technologies for spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation. The system utilizes a small, wireless, micro-size neurostimulator leveraging advancements in nanotechnology.
Stroma Medical - Late-stage research and development company developed and patented a non-invasive procedure to change eye color from brown to blue with only a topical anesthetic and will take less than 20 seconds to complete. The permanent eye color change will occur gradually over the following two to four weeks and our clinical studies are designed to confirm these results.
SurePulse Medical - Innovative heart rate monitor for newborns providing a continuous, reliable and hands-free heart rate within minutes after birth. Reduces time spent in intensive care. Technology includes a single-use Cap which integrates a sensor and a reusable Display with wireless Modules.
Synthasome - Orthobiologics to enhance soft tissue and cartilage regeneration.
Tasso - Painless blood collection system that will modernize diagnostics by enabling consumers to self-test from home.
Transverse Medical - Cerebral embolic protection device. Adapts and conforms to complex arch anatomy by maintaining contact with the aorta, enabling maximum great arch vessel coverage, and directing debris-laden blood through the filter. Initial procedure focus is Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
UVision360 - An all-in one hysteroscopy system to fulfill unmet needs for diagnostic & therapeutic procedures for the office space.
V-Sense Medical Devices - Measures vital signs from a distance without physical contact using radar.
Vascor - Vascor is a pre-clinical company that has developed and patented a failsafe non-rotary implantable counter pulsation heart assist device that is powered by a transcutaneous energy transmission system. The Vascor Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) overcomes the shortcomings of existing devices, which will result in improved efficacy and safety for patients with advanced heart failure.
Virtu Surgical - Virtu Surgical has reinvented surgical robotics with the creation of a prototype for a compact and precise surgical robotic system. This system provides tactile feedback to the surgeon's hand as well as new previously unavailable surgical movements. It also will prove effective in new surgical fields beyond hysterectomy and prostatectomy. Because of its compact size and lower price point, this system is the perfect candidate to make robotic surgery both accessible and affordable for mid-size clinics and mid-income countries. We have started bench and tissues tests and expect to complete animal model in 2017.
Vybion - The leading developer of Intrabodies for neurodegenerative diseases, leveraging the safety and effectiveness of antibody technologies to address unmet medical needs.
Woven Orthopedic Technologies - Woven Orthopedic Technologies is a medical device company that designs and develops specialized orthopedic solutions for the aging population (Orthogeriatric patients). Our premiere product is a bio-textile device, for use in fracture repair surgery, to directly address the risk of losing implant fixation in patients with compromised bone. It is a simple-to-use, bio-textile device that applies a proven carpenters solution to the healthcare industry and works in conjunction with existing plate and screw systems.
XenoTherapeutics - Xeno-skin is a human tissue substitute derived from special, genetically modified pigs and has the potential to save countless lives and effectively treat burn victims.
ZenFlow - Office-based treatment to permanently relieve symptoms of BPH. The device is a small nitinol implant delivered in an atraumatic five-minute procedure under local anesthesia.
Ziptek - With ZipE® - Knotless tissue repair and attachment devices are a tissue repair system that utilizes a surgical button with increased surface area for improved healing. The surgical button moves forward across suture with protuberances in a forward direction and is prevented from moving in the opposite direction offering a Zip-Tie type engineering for repairing soft-tissue.
gel-e - Products engineered to stop bleeding quickly and conveniently. Using safe, naturally occurring biomaterials, gel-e designs wound treatments for a variety of applications and patients, spanning from surgical gels to bandages for patients on blood-thinners experiencing routine nuisance bleeds.
kelaHealth - A comprehensive platform for personalized surgical risk prediction and modification. Predict surgical complication risks using machine-learning at the point-of-care for individual patients. Recommend risk-targeted, best-practice interventions to prevent avoidable complications. Improve surgical outcomes and reduce cost.
nView Medical - Improved surgical accuracy for minimally invasive procedures without interfering with the surgical workflow through instant 3D imaging.

Q3 2017 EMT Spotlight     (top)



"Medical Device Development in the 21st Century: Doing Things People Say Cannot Be Done"
A Fireside Chat at the Minneapolis Club with an Industry Legend and one of Medtech's Most Successful Entrepreneurs


Dr. Manny Villafana, Ph.D.Sc.


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Presenting Companies:

Arkis Biosciences - Advanced medical technologies used in treating hydrocephalus, pain management, plastic surgeries, and other treatment areas.
BedLab - Advanced mechanical beds and technologies aimed to prevent and treat immobility-induced complications such as pressure ulcers (bedsores) and pulmonary complications.
BioDirection - Rapid point-of-care (POC) technologies for the objective diagnosis and management of concussion and other traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Biobeat - Wearable monitor for remote non-invasive accurate medical-grade monitoring of vital signs and other medically relevant parameters.
BrainCool - Patented medical cooling technologies with an initial focus on brain cooling and prevention of oral mucositis.
CardioThrive - Producing the world's first lightweight, ultra-portable, fully automatic, single use AED that requires no assembly prior to use. Our goal is to make Sudden Cardiac Arrest a routinely survivable event by making AEDs easier to afford, carry, and operate.
Carmell Therapeutics - A unique, highly innovative, patented technology based on biologically-active adaptive materials manufactured from human blood plasma. These plasma-based materials contain a concentration of natural regenerative factors that promote healing, reduce complications, and lead to healthcare savings.
CellMax Life - Non-invasive, accurate blood tests for early detection of cancer.
DoseVue - Products for in-vivo dosimetry that are easy to use and with minimal impact on the overall treatment cost
Evav Technologies - Advanced endovascular medical devices
Eyevensys - A novel approach in the treatment of major ophthalmic diseases using a bio therapeutics factory in the eye to allow safe local sustained production of therapeutic proteins, an approach that can address a wide range of ophthalmic diseases.
Glucorecs - Glucorecs breakthrough Non-Invasive BGM (Blood- Glucose Measurement) technology will invoke a digital transformation in portable, personal and wearable devices for SMBG (Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose).
ID-NEST Medical - Easy to assemble and compliant branched vascular endografts. Modules are inserted through various approaches and click-connected in-situ.
IGI Technologies - IGI Technologies has developed a medical image fusion technology that enables interventional radiologists to go 20% faster on procedures while improving care and hospital throughput.
IVDiagnostics - Diagnostic tools for addressing rare circulating tumor cells and blood borne diseases.
Intent Solutions - A technology-enabled services company focused on monitoring and managing medication adherence in clinical research and applied healthcare sectors. A connected portable device that only dispenses medication at the right dose, at the right time, and most importantly, to the right patient.
Leviticus-Cardio - A wireless system capable of providing the day-to-day power needs of today\'s implanted Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs), whilst eliminating complications related to the driveline. The technology enables effective Transcutaneous Energy Transfer.
Medical 21 - Developing artificial blood vessels using cellulose and an external support made of nitinol as an alternative to harvesting blood vessels for coronary artery bypass graft surgeries.
Mespere LifeSciences - Non-invasive, disruptive solutions in hemodynamic patient monitoring. Replacing invasive procedures with non-invasive solutions.
Multisensor Diagnostics - Non-invasive portable handheld device designed to perform rapid health assessment of an individual by recording key vitals.
N8 Medical - Medical device company developing novel solutions for the prevention of hospital-acquired infections.
Neurosteer - Continuous neurological bedside monitor and wellness wearable which provides real-time interpretation for assessment, intervention and neurofeedback in a wide spectrum of neurological disorders.
Nexeon MedSystems - Neurostimulation products that improve the quality of life of patients suffering from debilitating neurological disease
Nido Surgical - The CardioPort™, a novel platform designed to enable video-endoscopic trans-cardiac surgical repairs inside the beating heart based on technology developed at Boston Children\'s Hospital.
Patrona Medical - Wireless device to detect and alert the early onset presence of a Catheter Assisted Urinary Tract Infection.
PerfAction Technologies - High-pressure jet technology to laterally introduce healing agents deep into the dermal layer of the skin for a wide range of aesthetic indications.
Pulmostics - Breath analysis diagnostic systems using advanced biomarker analytical technology and data analysis algorithms for next generation point of care diagnosis and management of disease.
Semler HealthPerks - Digital health technology to prevent heart disease.
Sonavex - Improving outcomes for surgical patients by using cutting-edge imaging technology to provide clinicians with visualization of critical data -- directly at the point of care.
Stent Tek - A novel catheter based system that provides a better way for patients to receive haemodialysis (HD) for kidney failure.
Transverse Medical - Cerebral embolic protection device. Adapts and conforms to complex arch anatomy by maintaining contact with the aorta, enabling maximum great arch vessel coverage, and directing debris-laden blood through the filter. Initial procedure focus is Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
Vybion - The leading developer of Intrabodies for neurodegenerative diseases, leveraging the safety and effectiveness of antibody technologies to address unmet medical needs.
XenoTherapeutics - Xeno-skin is a human tissue substitute derived from special, genetically modified pigs and has the potential to save countless lives and effectively treat burn victims.
gel-e - Products engineered to stop bleeding quickly and conveniently. Using safe, naturally occurring biomaterials, gel-e designs wound treatments for a variety of applications and patients, spanning from surgical gels to bandages for patients on blood-thinners experiencing routine nuisance bleeds.
kelaHealth - A comprehensive platform for personalized surgical risk prediction and modification. Predict surgical complication risks using machine-learning at the point-of-care for individual patients. Recommend risk-targeted, best-practice interventions to prevent avoidable complications. Improve surgical outcomes and reduce cost.

Q2 2017 EMT Spotlight     (top)



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Presenting Companies:

Abreos Biosciences - Personalized dosing of biologic therapeutics as well as aiding in the discovery and development of novel precision treatments
AcuMEMS - Wireless ocular implants and smartphone for continuous direct measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP), the only modifiable risk factor for glaucoma
Advanced Maternity Innovations - Advanced womens health technologies aimed at reducing the occurrence and associated cost of premature births.
Advanced Silicon Group - Silicon nanotechnology including photovoltaics, Li-ion batteries, microfluidics, MEMS, and more.
Anagenesis Biotechnologies - Stem cell-based technologies for genetic and age-related muscle degenerative diseases.
Avro Life Science - Developing a transdermal patch for the delivery of medications with emphasis in the pediatric patient populations.
Axolotl Biologix - Biological-related products that foster regeneration and healing for many conditions including applications in orthopedics, wound care, pain management, ophthalmic, cardiovascular, cosmetic, and more.
Betalin Therapeutics - Innovative therapy for diabetes treatment to replace insulin therapy using an Engineered Micro Pancreas (EMP).
BioSculpture - Advanced power assisted dual-cannula tissue aspiration systems which allow controlled and efficient tissue removal. Advanced technology which can be safely adapted for other specialties and uses for which manual and other powered systems would pose a hazard.
Biospecimen Technologies - Proprietary devices for the collection, handling and processing of blood samples for testing and for therapeutic products.
CareWave - Leveraging over a century of combined experience in pain management, technology development and business, Carewave Medical is dedicated to delivering drug-free, non-invasive products to alleviate suffering of those with moderate to severe pain.
Carena Healthcare - Personalized patient care by mapping disease distribution to device design and selection. 3D visualization and analysis of diseased arteries. Image fusion of intravascular ultrasound and X-Ray angiography. Design of bespoke replacement aortic heart valves for the treatment of aortic stenosis
Cibiem - Ablation of carotid body chemoreceptors via directed ultrasound energy with a catheter deployed in the jugular vein using intravascular ultrasound imaging for positioning and targeting
Daidalos Solutions - AnchorValve, a single procedure low-profile transcatheter mitral/tricuspid valve replacement (TMVR/TTVR) device with simple direct anchoring to mitral/tricuspid valve annulus only, proven feasibility, and IP protection.
EXOVITE - Technological innovation in tools and medical procedures in Tele-RHB, E-Health and M-Health
Edge Surgical - The first single-use technology enabling more accurate and safe orthopedic and spinal surgical screws placement. Improved accuracy when selecting screws to fuse bone fractures, and mitigating bioburden contamination risk, a leading cause of surgical site infections (SSIs).
Efferent Labs - In vivo biosensor that uses cells as the main sensor. Device allows for the live streaming of data including pathway activation.
ElastiMed - Advanced compression stocking made from smart materials that mimic rhythmic calf muscle contractions and stimulates blood flow to treat venous and lymphatic diseases on the lower limbs.
Feeligreen - Microelectronics, chemistry and nanotechnologies that improve protocols and treatments for multiple healthcare applications.
GRISAL - Advanced surgical technologies and innovations
Hemovent - Self-contained fully portable Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) system that supports or replaces heart and lung function in the event of cardiac and respiratory failure.
HepaTx - Innovative therapies for serious liver disease.
Highland Innovation Centre - The handheld BREAST-i home use device with memory and advanced sensor technology for self breast examination.
ID-NEST Medical - Easy to assemble and compliant branched vascular endografts. Modules are inserted through various approaches and click-connected in-situ.
Intuity Medical - The first blood glucose meter and multi-test cartridge designed to automate testing into one easy step, without the need for separate test supplies.
Lab Sensor Solutions - Temperature monitoring system that provides a real time 'mobile sensor as a service' solution for health and safety applications.
Laser Associated Sciences - Non-invasive technology to measure blood flow in the extremities. A compact device used during vascular surgery to dramatically improve outcomes by guiding more effective procedures.
Lightpoint Medical - Advanced molecular imaging technology, based on Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging, to detect cancer in real-time during surgery, providing more accurate cancer treatment while sparing healthy tissue.
Lynx Biosciences - Predictive technologies to individualize blood cancer therapy.
Madorra - Changing the paradigm for treating vaginal dryness, by providing a medical device solution to a problem that has previously only been served by pharmaceuticals. Provides post-menopausal women and breast cancer survivors a non-hormonal treatment option.
Magnetic Insight - Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI), a new imaging modality that directly detects magnetic nanoparticle tracers enabling deep tissue imaging of functional events and disease states.
MedicalCue - A healthcare IT tool for assisting nurses and doctors in helping newborns, with significant big data opportunities.
NERv - Nano-systems to improve health care delivery and remote real-time patient monitoring.
NeuroRecovery Technologies - Innovative therapeutic systems designed to provide functional recovery for individuals suffering from paralysis.
ODS Medical - Optical instrument which identifies cancerous tissue in real-time during surgery directly in the patient without contrast agents, uses Raman Spectroscopy signatures and machine learning for cancer detection at cellular resolution.
PhotoSonix Medical - Combination of ultrasound and light to treat chronic bacterial infections, especially those causing acne.
Portela Soni Medical - Advanced urinary catheter technologies significantly reducing the risk of CAUTIs in catheterized patients.
Prescient Surgical - CleanCision technology platform, a portfolio of products for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI).
Reapplix - Platform technology for regenerative medicine with first lead indication to treat diabetic foot ulcers.
Rosivo - Biological implants with applications in facial reconstruction and various other areas including intervertebral disc repair and articular cartilage repair.
SafKan - The first automated and wearable impacted cerumen removal device for clinical use.
Scinovia - Laser biophotonics devices to enable doctors to remotely visualize actual blood flow speeds across vessels & tissue with no injections, probes, or additional instruments.
Stimwave - Technologies for spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation. The system utilizes a small, wireless, micro-size neurostimulator leveraging advancements in nanotechnology.
Synthasome - Orthobiologics to enhance soft tissue and cartilage regeneration.
Tasso - Painless blood collection system that will modernize diagnostics by enabling consumers to self-test from home.
Transverse Medical - Cerebral embolic protection device. Adapts and conforms to complex arch anatomy by maintaining contact with the aorta, enabling maximum great arch vessel coverage, and directing debris-laden blood through the filter. Initial procedure focus is Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
UVision360 - An all-in one hysteroscopy system to fulfill unmet needs for diagnostic & therapeutic procedures for the office space.
V-Sense Medical Devices - Measures vital signs from a distance without physical contact using radar.
XenoTherapeutics - Xeno-skin is a human tissue substitute derived from special, genetically modified pigs and has the potential to save countless lives and effectively treat burn victims.
ZenFlow - Office-based treatment to permanently relieve symptoms of BPH. The device is a small nitinol implant delivered in an atraumatic five-minute procedure under local anesthesia.
nView Medical - Improved surgical accuracy for minimally invasive procedures without interfering with the surgical workflow through instant 3D imaging.

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AcuityBio - AcuityBio's mission is to prevent post-surgical cancer recurrence in early stage cancer patients using localized drug delivery.
Arc Devices - Harnessing the power of sensor technology to revolutionize connected health solutions
Avisa Pharma - Avisa is a venture-backed healthcare company commercializing a rapid, point-of-care breath test for the diagnosis of pulmonary infections
BAROnova - A clinical-stage medical-device company focused on developing non-surgical non-pharmacologic devices to induce weight loss.
BioVigil Systems - Electronic hand hygiene compliance system for use in healthcare facilities
BriteSeed - An innovative surgical device system that makes operations safer by alerting the surgeon before an unsafe cut is made.
Carmell Therapeutics - Carmell Therapeutics has created a unique, highly innovative, patented technology based on biologically-active adaptive materials manufactured from human blood plasma. These plasma-based materials contain a concentration of natural regenerative factors that promote healing, reduce complications, and lead to healthcare savings.
Cologuard Ltd - A clinical stage medical device company developing novel and proprietary technology for colorectal surgery aiming to prevent the profound clinical and economic pains associated with anastomotic leaks and diverting colonic stomas.
ConcentRx - ConcentRx is a preclinical stage company with a patented Immunotherapy developed for Ovarian, Breast and Lymphoma. Outside of the body we activate a patient's or a donor's white cells with a proprietary and specific activation protocol to induce enrichment and selection of NK-T cells home to and target selectively tumor cells. Prior to infusion into the patient the NK-T cells are allowed to take up a tumor lysis agent for selective killing of the tumor cells. In preclinical animal models of disease our therapy is active against chemo therapy resistant cells of multiple tumor types and reduces the recurrence of disease.
D&P Bioinnovations - We are developing an implantable, bioresorbable medical device to functionally regenerate a damaged esophagus within the body.
Implandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH - Implandata Ophthalmic Products, is a Hannover, Germany based clinical stage company developing transformative products for the improved care of intraocular pressure related eye diseases. This is accomplished by merging proprietary implantable micro-sensors for telemetric measurement of Intraocular Pressure (IOP) with digital health technology. With its family of products, Implandata addresses medical needs in cataract, glaucoma, corneal and vitreoretinal surgery.
Innoblative Designs - Innoblative is a medical device company whose mission is to develop products to innovate and improve the way surgeons and interventionalists treat surgical margins post excision. Our first product is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) applicator that allows surgeons and interventionalists to effectively coagulate and ablate soft tissue beds intra-operatively. Innoblative is currently investigating the patient benefits of using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to ablate an approximately one-centimeter margin or perimeter of soft tissue following standard lumpectomy removal of a breast tumor.
Kejako - Kejako research and develop novel medical devices for the worldwide ophthalmic surgery market. Our technical and commercial goal is to launch premium, innovative solutions for common ophthalmic diseases which have high impact on peoples everyday life.
Linear Health Sciences - Linear Health Sciences is a pre-clinical medical device company in the infusion disposables space. Their flagship ORCHID SRV (safety release valve) reduces intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgment by way of a patent-pending, metal-free, breakaway valve. ORCHID valve addresses macro forces at the IV site. Preventing large sudden forces from being translated to the catheter assembly reduces not only total dislodgment, but also keeps away forces responsible for micro movements that lead to pistoning and its sequelae: phlebitis and bloodstream infections.
Magentiq Eye - A medical device startup company, focused on the field of endoscopic medical procedures. Our software and devices are planned to help doctors to see beyond the visible. We apply cutting edge deep learning, computer vision and video analysis technologies to aid doctors in the difficult task of performing medical exams and procedures. Our first product is planned for the colonoscopy screening test.
MicroOptx - MicroOptx is an early stage medical device company that is building a platform technology to shunt aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to the surface of the eye.
NangioTx - NangioTx has a unique approach to treating PAD that is based on molecular mimicry of the body's natural mechanism for blood vessel generation. The process is mediated by the engagement of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) to its cognate receptors (VEGFR). Towards this end, NangioTx has licensed "V-10", the lead self-assembling peptide mimic of VEGF for inducing angiogenesis and treating poor blood flow in PAD.
Neoscope2020 - Neoscope2020 has developed Family of Single Use, NeoscopeTm / NeoflexTm- Digital Video Endoscopic System for Digital Video Cystoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Ureteroscopy, Bronchoscopy, Arthroscopy, 3D Laparoscopy & other Minimally Invasive Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic procedures. The family of NeoscopeTm/ NeoflexTm Products have received marketing clearance from FDA approval and has CE Mark approval. The Neoscope Digital Video Endoscopy products can display "Real Time" Video images, using Laptop/PC Tablet computers and HD Video monitors.
PARE Surgical - Has developed and is marketing an FDA approved, patented, hand held LED battery powered Electrosurgical light source pencil, the NOVA, to be used with or without smoke evacuation. It provides intense, bright and shadow free visualization in the growing minimally invasive surgical market. It eliminates the need for expensive and bulky headlamps and eliminates the constant strain on the surgeon's neck while providing increased accuracy & productivity for the surgeon.
PhysioCue - PhysioCue is a consumer digital health and therapy device company approach for hypertension management that combines the latest bio-sensor (PPG & ECG) technology. PhysioCue's therapy is efficient, safe, easy to use, and has none of the side effects associated with anti-hypertensive drugs.
RayVio - An advanced health and hygiene company that delivers clean water and environments. RayVio helps protect billions from germs and creates new markets and revenue streams by enabling a new class of products. Its powerful and efficient UV LED technology can be integrated into a variety of applications, powering versatile on-demand solutions that give consumers control over health without chemicals or costly consumables.
Sanovas - Sanovas is redefining intervention with access, imaging, and measurement technologies that enable physicians to perform MORE interventional procedures, in MORE places, MORE affordably. The company is dedicated to developing the full continuum of best-in-class minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic technologies and solutions that are affordable, accessible, and safe across multiple procedures and specialty areas.
Stroma Medical - Late-stage research and development company developed and patented a non-invasive procedure to change eye color from brown to blue with only a topical anesthetic and will take less than 20 seconds to complete. The permanent eye color change will occur gradually over the following two to four weeks and our clinical studies are designed to confirm these results.
Transverse Medical - (TMI) is developing the POINT-GUARD™, the first and only cerebral embolic protection device with Dynamic Double-Edge Sealing. The Seal adapts and conforms to complex arch anatomy by maintaining contact with the aorta, enabling maximum great arch vessel coverage, and directing debris-laden blood through the filter. Thus, safeguarding the brain to provide complete embolic protection for addressing the unmet clinical need to keep debris out of the cerebral arteries and protect all territories of the brain during left heart procedures. Initial procedure focus is Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
Vascor - Vascor is a pre-clinical company that has developed and patented a failsafe non-rotary implantable counter pulsation heart assist device that is powered by a transcutaneous energy transmission system. The Vascor Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) overcomes the shortcomings of existing devices, which will result in improved efficacy and safety for patients with advanced heart failure.
Virtu Surgical - Virtu Surgical has reinvented surgical robotics with the creation of a prototype for a compact and precise surgical robotic system. This system provides tactile feedback to the surgeon's hand as well as new previously unavailable surgical movements. It also will prove effective in new surgical fields beyond hysterectomy and prostatectomy. Because of its compact size and lower price point, this system is the perfect candidate to make robotic surgery both accessible and affordable for mid-size clinics and mid-income countries. We have started bench and tissues tests and expect to complete animal model in 2017.
Woven Orthopedic Technologies - Woven Orthopedic Technologies is a medical device company that designs and develops specialized orthopedic solutions for the aging population (Orthogeriatric patients). Our premiere product is a bio-textile device, for use in fracture repair surgery, to directly address the risk of losing implant fixation in patients with compromised bone. It is a simple-to-use, bio-textile device that applies a proven carpenters solution to the healthcare industry and works in conjunction with existing plate and screw systems.
Ziptek - With ZipE® - Knotless tissue repair and attachment devices are a tissue repair system that utilizes a surgical button with increased surface area for improved healing. The surgical button moves forward across suture with protuberances in a forward direction and is prevented from moving in the opposite direction offering a Zip-Tie type engineering for repairing soft-tissue.




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APN Health - Developed Navik 3D, a low cost 3 Dimensional imaging system for Electrophysiology, approved by FDA; 16 patents issued.
ARC Devices - ARC is harnessing the power of cutting edge medical sensor technology to revolutionize non-invasive vital sign measurement solutions to significantly improve efficiency and the patient experience.
AboGen - AboGens "first in class" technology enables the collection, preservation, and isolation of blood components (cells, proteins, etc.) from saliva
AdminMed - AdminMed is a medical device company producing a microneedle array device ("AdminPen") allowing more effective and painless injection of cancer immunotherapies, vaccines, pharmaceutical drugs, cosmetics, and hair growth treatments uniformly into 1 cm² skin area.
BIOMODEX - BIOMODEX develops 3D printed surgical simulators for surgery & interventional training. Its a great support for the medtech industry as an education tool or patient-specific planning, live cases, R&D & pre-clinical studies.
Beargrass Patient Partners - Provides experienced physicians for patient advocacy, navigation services, and research to help people with eldercare concerns, challenging medical situations, and diagnostic dilemmas.
BiVACOR - The BiVACOR is a total artificial heart designed to take over the complete function of a patients failing heart.
BioSig Technologies - A medical device company that is developing a proprietary technology platform aimed at the rapidly growing $4 billion electrophysiology (EP) marketplace. PURE EP is a surface electrocardiogram(ECG) and intracardiac multichannel recording and analysis system designed to assist electrophysiologists in making crucial clinical decisions in real-time. PURE EP acquires and displays high-fidelity cardiac signal recordings even at undetectable levels (until now) with high-accuracy to help identify appropriate catheter ablation targets - areas of tissue to destroy that otherwise create a heart rhythm disturbance (arrhythmia). PURE EP is an innovative platform, offering benefits over current technologies including increased accuracy, reduced noise and interference, clinical information previously not available and potential elimination of repeat procedures.
BriteSeed - An innovative surgical device system that makes operations safer by alerting the surgeon before an unsafe cut is made.
Camras Vision - Camras Vision has developed the Camras glaucoma drainage device (GDD), a patented device that provides personalized pressure control to attain the highest level of efficacy in stopping the progression of glaucoma. The Camras device provides a novel long-term solution that is bundled in a safe and simple surgery (< 15 minutes).
Carmell Therapeutics - Carmell Therapeutics has created a unique, highly innovative, patented technology based on biologically-active adaptive materials manufactured from human blood plasma. These plasma-based materials contain a concentration of natural regenerative factors that promote healing, reduce complications, and lead to healthcare savings.
Celyad - The Heart Access Platform is an innovative minimally invasive direct access route to the left atrium, compatible with intra-cardiac procedures such as mitral valve repair and replacement.
Centerline Biomedical - A Cleveland Clinic spin-off company commercializing IOPS, a surgical navigation system that provides 3D visualization for endovascular procedures without ionizing radiation, addressing limitations of fluoroscopy.
CereVasc - CereVasc is developing the eShunt System, a minimally-invasive, endovascular, cerebrospinal fluid shunt and delivery device intended to treat communicating hydrocephalus including NPH.
Civatech Oncology - CivaTech Oncology® designs innovative implantable radiation devices that bring meaningful improvements to radiation therapy. CivaSheet (R), the planar, unidirectional device provides customized, homogeneous dose distribution while protecting healthy tissues. This bioabsorbable sheet provides a once and done therapy at the time of surgical resection and is approved for broad cancer indications.
ClearCut Medical - ClearSight: Intra-operative, mobile MRI for real-time assessment of surgical margins, initially in breast conserving cancer surgery. Aims to eliminate repeat surgeries due to incomplete cancer removal, saving the health care systems billions of dollars.
Cleveland Diagnostics - Developing a breakthrough technology to discover new class of diagnostics tests with high sensitivity and specificity for many cancers - early on, when cancer is still curable. Via monitoring changes to the structure rather than expression of protein biomarkers using a simple, cost-effective automated step with existing clinical lab instruments, we demonstrate excellent clinical performance in cancer and neurodegenerative diseases - directly using blood samples. First product to market for prostate cancer has superior performance in a current multicenter prospective study led by Cleveland Clinic, and will be offered in late 2016 in the U.S. and in Africa and later in the EU and China.
Cologuard Ltd - A clinical stage medical device company developing novel and proprietary technology for colorectal surgery aiming to prevent the profound clinical and economic pains associated with anastomotic leaks and diverting colonic stomas.
ConcentRx - ConcentRx is a preclinical stage company with a patented Immunotherapy developed for Ovarian, Breast and Lymphoma. Outside of the body we activate a patient's or a donor's white cells with a proprietary and specific activation protocol to induce enrichment and selection of NK-T cells home to and target selectively tumor cells. Prior to infusion into the patient the NK-T cells are allowed to take up a tumor lysis agent for selective killing of the tumor cells. In preclinical animal models of disease our therapy is active against chemo therapy resistant cells of multiple tumor types and reduces the recurrence of disease.
Digital Hospital - Syringe dosage confirmation device
Ecmictics Biotech - Ecmictics is developing an in vitro diagnostic device that address the unmet need for microbial analysis in several markets including research, environment protection, and healthcare.
EpiEP - Innovative pressure guided needle technology that provides physicians superior feedback on needle tip location in challenging EP procedures.
Exactus - (EXDI) is a publicly traded life science company based in Richmond, Virginia that develops and commercializes Point-of-Care (POC) diagnostics for measuring proteolytic enzymes in the blood based on a novel detection platform
Glucorecs - Glucorecs breakthrough Non-Invasive BGM (Blood- Glucose Measurement) technology will invoke a digital transformation in portable, personal and wearable devices for SMBG (Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose). Glucorecs is developing GluFit, a device based on our proprietary technology to address a need of Adolescent patients (12-17) and their families.
Grisal SL - Multiple advanced surgical technologies and techniques.
HD Nursing - The HD Nursing Falls Program is a comprehensive predictive analytics solution addressing the costly and complex safety issue of patient falls with a demonstrated record of success. Learn more at www.hdnursing.com
Harbor MedTech - Harbor MedTech, Inc. is a fully integrated, diversified and commercial stage biologic regenerative medicine company with disruptive, FDA approved solutions for a broad range of applications. Independent researchers, along with clinical studies, have confirmed that our patented BriDGE® technology platform enables us to create biologic medical devices with unsurpassed performance, convenience, and cost effectiveness for accelerating healing and inhibiting infection, along with the potential for reducing scar tissue formation, of skin wounds, hernias, breast reconstruction, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and many other surgical repairs.
Innoblative Designs - Innoblative is a medical device company whose mission is to develop products to innovate and improve the way surgeons and interventionalists treat surgical margins post excision. Our first product is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) applicator that allows surgeons and interventionalists to effectively coagulate and ablate soft tissue beds intra-operatively. Innoblative is currently investigating the patient benefits of using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to ablate an approximately one-centimeter margin or perimeter of soft tissue following standard lumpectomy removal of a breast tumor.
Instent - Instent has developed a breakthrough remote monitoring technology that can turn invasive vascular medical devices into connected healthcare devices. By providing instantaneous and non-invasive identification of the tissue composition in contact with a medical device, Instent's patent-pending sensor technology overcomes the limitations of vascular imaging techniques used in both interventions and patient follow-up. Instent's sensor technology will first be applied to vascular access devices before equipping implantable devices for neurovascular, peripheral vascular and cardiovascular indications.
Levita Magnetics - Innovative magnetic platform technology that enables surgeons in a variety of MIS and robotic procedures to more easily maneuver and retract tissue and organs inside the body utilizing magnetic fields outside the body, providing a safe, unrestricted and unobstructed view of the operative site.
Life Care Medical Devices - Life Care is an innovative medical device company with two FDA-approved devices currently being sold. One device, LapCap2, which is also CE marked, lifts the abdominal wall to facilitate safer and easier laparoscopic access. Our second device utilizes RF and electro-magnetic induction to deliver therapeutic heat to muscle tissues. Our pipeline for intended treatment ranges from aesthetics, wrinkles and vaginal tightening to addressing incontinence and bio-adhesion.
Linear Health Sciences - Linear Health Sciences is a pre-clinical medical device company in the infusion disposables space. Their flagship ORCHID SRV (safety release valve) reduces intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgment by way of a patent-pending, metal-free, breakaway valve. ORCHID valve addresses macro forces at the IV site. Preventing large sudden forces from being translated to the catheter assembly reduces not only total dislodgment, but also keeps away forces responsible for micro movements that lead to pistoning and its sequelae: phlebitis and bloodstream infections. Linear Health Sciences is currently funded through its FDA approval milestone and value inflection point slated for Q2 CY2017.
MetaCure - An interventional alternative to insulin for millions of overweight and obese type 2 diabetics who are failing oral medication. Metacure's Diamond, an implantable Gastric Electric Stimulation bio-electronic medical device, helps patients control their HbA1c levels while also offering benefits of significant weight-loss and reduction of systolic blood pressure. Diamond therapy also eliminates the severe and highly prevalent risks of hypoglycemia and weight gain known to occur with insulin therapy. Diamond, a fully reversible treatment, has been safely implanted in several hundred patients and proven to deliver long term sustainable results.
MicroOptx Medical - MicroOptx Medical is an early-stage medical device company that leverages academic bioengineering, surgical expertise, micro engineering manufacturing and nano technology to provide the modern solution for the vexing problem of glaucoma.
Neoscope2020 - Neoscope2020 has developed Family of Single Use, NeoscopeTm / NeoflexTm- Digital Video Endoscopic System for Digital Video Cystoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Ureteroscopy, Bronchoscopy, Arthroscopy, 3D Laparoscopy & other Minimally Invasive Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic procedures. The family of NeoscopeTm/ NeoflexTm Products have received marketing clearance from FDA approval and has CE Mark approval. The Neoscope Digital Video Endoscopy products can display "Real Time" Video images, using Laptop/PC Tablet computers and HD Video monitors. For Detail Information , Please visit www.Neoscope2020.com
New View Surgical - New View Surgical is a minimally invasive surgical imaging company that is developing the VisionPort™, a technology that redefines and simplifies laparoscopic surgery. The VisionPort™ puts visualization under the direct control of the primary surgeon through each access port, improving surgical outcomes and procedural efficiency at a significantly lower cost than current systems.
Nidra Medical Technologies - Innovative technologies to treat patients with sleep apnea.
Optimede - Optimede is developing the disposable endoscopes such as Gastroscope, Colonoscope, Duodenoscope, Bronchoscope, and Laryngosocope to prevent the endoscopic patients from the infection of Superbug or viruses.
PARE Surgical - Has developed and is marketing an FDA approved, patented, hand held LED battery powered Electrosurgical light source pencil, the NOVA, to be used with or without smoke evacuation. It provides intense, bright and shadow free visualization in the growing minimally invasive surgical market. It eliminates the need for expensive and bulky headlamps and eliminates the constant strain on the surgeon's neck while providing increased accuracy & productivity for the surgeon.
PMD Solutions - RespiraSense is the worlds first continuous and accurate respiratory sensor that uniquely measures the mechanics of respiration, providing medical staff the earliest signs of in-hospital patient deterioration from conditions such as respiratory compromise, increasing severity of sepsis, and oncoming cardiac arrest. PMD is now expanding this technology into single channel home sleep diagnostics (AHI Score) for simple and comprehensive population screening for Sleep Apnea.
PhotoniCare - PhotoniCare is a medical device company focused on improving the health of children through technology that enables quick, easy, and accurate diagnostic assessment of middle ear health during routine examinations
Physcient - Physcient is developing new surgical instruments for blunt dissection. While new technologies for sharp dissection have created a multi-$B US market, blunt dissection has been ignored. Our first instrument is on the market, and next instruments are receiving great reviews from surgeons.
Polarean - Polarean has developed a next- generation lung diagnostic that transforms the diagnosis and monitoring of lung disease.
Pristine Surgical - Pristine Surgical has developed a single use, pannable rigid endoscopy (arthroscopy and laparoscopy) imaging system which delivers a clear panoramic view, a clean/fully sterile scope, and a lower total cost of ownership.
Prytime Medical Devices - Prytime Medical Devices, Inc. (The REBOA Company™) is an innovative medical device company that designs, develops, and commercializes minimally invasive solutions for hemorrhage control. Our flagship product is the ER-REBOA™ Catheter, the only 7Fr compatible, guidewire free, balloon catheter for temporary occlusion of large vessels with built in arterial pressure monitoring. The ER-REBOA catheter is designed to be compatible with a 7 Fr. introducer at the access site. Use of a small, 7 Fr. introducer, may reduce or eliminate the need for surgical repair of the access site and corresponding complications. More information can be found at www.prytimemedical.com
Ra Medical Systems - Ra Medical Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets medical laser devices to treat skin diseases and vascular disease (atherosclerosis).
RayVio - RayVio Corp. is an advanced health and hygiene company that delivers clean water and environments. RayVio helps protect billions from germs and creates new markets and revenue streams by enabling a new class of products. Its powerful and efficient UV LED technology can be integrated into a variety of applications, powering versatile on-demand solutions that give consumers control over health without chemicals or costly consumables.
Rhythm Diagnostic Systems - Band Aid-sized continuous ambulatory vital signs monitoring including: Cardiac functions, Respiration, Circulation, Blood Oxygen, Autonomic Nervous System, Activity and Position, and Sleep.
SCARLETRED - SCARLETRED is a Medtech startup founded in Vienna aiming on revolutionizing the global Dermatology market. The companies' fully mobile skin imaging platform Scarletred®vision solves the problem of subjective dermatologic assessment, by enabling remote objective tracking and imaging-algorithm based quantification of visual skin changes over time. It facilitates big data analytics for clients in Biopharma and Health Care.
Sharklet - Sharklet uses textures inspired by Sharkskin to control bacteria and cells on surfaces. We are developing medical devices to reduce infections and improve healing outcomes. Our pipeline includes catheters, endotracheal tubes, ophthalmology and wound healing. Our first product has received a CE Mark and is in clinical trials in Europe. We are currently raising $10 million for commercialization activities.
Spectrum Dynamics - Breakthrough approach to every component of the molecular imaging process (cardiac and other).
Spirometrix - Breath-based diagnostic and monitoring devices with the aim to improve the lives of those with respiratory conditions like asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.
Stroma Medical - Stroma is a clinical phase medical device company that designed, developed and patented a transformational technology to safely and effectively change eye color. The company is led by experienced entrepreneurs and has tapped into leading ophthalmologists from around the world as medical advisors.
Synthasome - SYNTHASOME Inc. is a commercial stage orthobiologics company dedicated to developing and commercializing products that enhance soft tissue and cartilage regeneration. Our first product, X-Repair™ is commercialized and has been shown to substantially enhance clinical outcome of tendon repair. We are now entering into a growth phase where we will continue to enhance our product portfolio and expand our sales and marketing nationally and internationally.
Tasso - Tasso is developing a painless blood collection system, the HemoLinkTM, that will modernize diagnostics by enabling consumers to self-test from home.
VentriFlo - Design Mentor introduces the VentriFlo™ True Pulse Pump designed to mimic physiological characteristics of the human heart in an easy to use, reliable, compact, and economical package for use in patients from pediatrics to adults. This versatile system delivers a true physiologic pulse to patients where current short-term pumps cannot. With applications in extracorporeal support including ECMO and CPB, the VENTRIFLO True Pulse Pump (in development, not cleared for clinical use) is poised to improve perfusion, reduce complications, shorten patient stays, and save hospitals money.
Virtu Surgical - Virtu Surgical has reinvented surgical robotics with the creation of a prototype for a transportable, compact and precise surgical robotic system. This system allows for higher precision-to the cellular level-and now provides tactile feedback to the surgeon's hand as well as new previously unavailable surgical movements. It also will prove effective in new surgical fields beyond hysterectomy and prostatectomy. Because of its compact size and lower price point, this system is the perfect candidate to make robotic surgery both accessible and affordable in the U.S. and abroad, including developing nations.
Woven Orthopedic Technologies - Woven Orthopedic Technologies is a medical device company that designs and develops specialized orthopedic solutions for the aging population (Orthogeriatric patients). Our premiere product is a bio-textile device, for use in fracture repair surgery, to directly address the risk of losing implant fixation in patients with compromised bone. It is a simple-to-use, bio-textile device that applies a proven carpenters solution to the healthcare industry and works in conjunction with existing plate and screw systems.
Xact Medical - The FIND system is a proprietary platform technology that uses ultrasound guidance and robotic assistance to ensure rapid, successful, and precise needle insertion. The FIND system is designed to suggest targets (e.g. a blood vessel, tumor) and after physician confirmation, robotically (autonomously) insert the needle. Vascular access, regional anesthesiology, and biopsy are the primary initial market verticals.
Xeltis - Xeltis is a clinical-stage medical device company spearheading a revolutionary therapeutic approach in cardiovascular and regenerative medicine called Endogenous Tissue Restoration (ETR): the natural restoration of complex body parts via implanted medical devices. Xeltis is developing the first-ever bioabsorbable heart valves and blood vessels designed to harness the body's innate healing process, to enable natural restoration of the heart valve or blood vessels they replace.
Ziptek - With ZipE® - Knotless tissue repair and attachment devices are a tissue repair system that utilizes a surgical button with increased surface area for improved healing. The surgical button moves forward across suture with protuberances in a forward direction and is prevented from moving in the opposite direction offering a Zip-Tie type engineering for repairing soft-tissue. The U.S. soft tissue repair market is ~$2-3 billion per annum. The device is initially directed at the rotator cuff repair market, yet has nearly 24 other Indications For Use(IFUs) while being patent protected- 7 issued patents, filed in 11 countries and the E.U.(28) and whose patent language is expansive and covers use in procedures outside of orthopedic surgery. www.ziptekglobal.com




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3DBiopsy - 3DBiopsy has created the first real-time three-dimensional image guided surgical (3DIG) system which will allow physicians to correctly diagnose prostate cancer.
4Dx - 4Dx Pty Ltd is a medical technology start-up based in Melbourne, Australia, established to commercialise four-dimensional lung imaging technology
AcuFocus - AcuFocus Inc. is a privately held ophthalmic medical device company that develops and markets breakthrough technologies for the improvement of near vision.
AcuMEMS - Wireless ocular implants for continuous, direct measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP), a critical unmet need in glaucoma management.
AdminMed - AdminMed is a medical device company producing a microneedle array device ("ADMINPEN") allowing more effective and painless injection of vaccines, medical drugs, cosmetics, and hair growth supplements.
Aerin Medical - We are developing novel medical devices to treat nasal obstruction and rhinitis.
Arazy Group - Regulatory services and software solutions harness the power of the cloud to deliver tangible benefits throughout the organization
Audax Medical - A self-assembling, bioresorbable nanocomposite designed to be used in minimally-invasive orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Inspired from biological systems, Arxis is composed of DNA base pairs that form various self-assembled nanoscale, structural and functional supramolecules. Due to their unique biological, physiochemical, and mechanical properties, DNA based supramolecules are promising materials to serve as the next generation of orthopedic implants.
Avisa Pharma - AVISA is a Drug Device Combination Point of Care Breath Test Platform Company with an Innovative System for Rapid Detection & Monitoring of Respiratory Diseases Targeting the Replacement of the 75 million TB Smear Microscopy Tests.
BIOVIGIL Hygiene Technologies - BIOVIGIL Hand Hygiene Awareness: a patented technology supporting patient safety with every room entry and exit, without interrupting the healthcare worker
Breathe Technologies - Breathe Technologies, Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies including the Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, the first lightweight and wearable ventilator on the market that reduces the work of breathing and supports improved patient mobility.
Bruxlab - Bruxlab is a Dutch based medical device company focusing on dental sleepdisorders like bruxism.
Cannuflow - Technology for fluid management and access for joint surgery.
CellAegis Devices - The autoRIC(TM) Device is intended to provide remote ischemic conditioning to adult patients over 18 years of age undergoing cardiothoracic surgery or interventional cardiothoracic procedures or patients with evolving myocardial infarction. The autoRIC(TM) Device is intended for use in the hospital setting, ambulance setting or in a home setting as directed by a healthcare professional.
Conventus Orthopaedics - Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc. was founded by a team of medical device professionals and physicians with the sole purpose of improving patient care by creating a platform technology with less invasive solutions to a broad range of challenging peri-articular fractures. Taking its name from the Latin word for coming together or union, Conventus Orthopaedics is focused on creating less invasive solutions for fractures in and around the joints. The company is dedicated to working with surgeons to improve healing and enable their patients' return to normal activities.
Delta - ePatch® is a state-of-the-art cardiac and vital signs monitoring technology platform to assure your high quality data recording - just "wear and forget". The small lightweight, discreet body-worn patch sensor platform is CE-marked and FDA-cleared with focus on secure clinical data acquisition and ease of use for both healthcare professionals and the patients. DELTA plan to spin-out the ePatch® business into a separate entity.
Dermtech - DermTech is an emerging growth diagnostics developing and marketing novel non-invasive gene expression tests to aid in the diagnosis of various skin conditions including skin cancer, inflammatory diseases and aging related conditions. The technology provides a highly accurate alternative to surgical biopsy, eliminating patient pain, scarring and risk of infection.
EndoMaster Medical - The MASTER System is the first robotic-assisted system that can effectively remove gastro-intestinal tumors endoscopically without the need for surgical incisions.
Evergaze, Inc. - seeBoost® by Evergaze is a new modality for prescription glasses that explicitly and efficaciously targets vision loss caused by Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). This novel ultra-lightweight device reverses the impact of AMD on the Quality of Life (QoL) for millions of baby boomers, reducing the disease's effect from a serious handicap to a mere annoyance.
Glucorecs - GLUCORECS aims to help patients managing Diabetes and related conditions. Using patented RF technology, GLUCORECS has non-invasive blood glucose measurement sensor technology for mobile, tabletop and wearable applications.
GraftWorx - GraftWorx is turning the Internet of Things into the Internet of the Body by enabling current vascular prostheses such as stents and bypass grafts to become "smart." We are building prosthetics with an integrated sensor platform and then leveraging our cloud software to change patients lives. Our first product will save 40,000 amputations in the US each year.
Harbor Medtech - Tissue Regeneration with BriDGE® The Only "Stabilized" ECM Solution for Treating Complex Wounds and Soft Tissue Repair
Healionics - Biointegrating synthetic vascular grafts that perform like natural vessels, overcoming thrombosis and infection problems
Implandata Ophthalmic Products - Advanced technology for wireless intracorporal pressure measurement.
InnAccel - InnAccel currently has 5 products under development for critical needs in emerging, and developed, markets. These include a novel device to reduce Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, a next-gen fetal monitoring system, a novel, low-cost balloon sinuplasty system, and a mechanical, transport CPAP for neonates.
Innoblative Designs - Innoblative is a medical device company whose mission is to develop products to innovate and improve the way surgeons and interventionalists treat surgical margins post excision. Our first product is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) applicator that allows surgeons and interventionalists to effectively coagulate and ablate soft tissue beds intra-operatively. Innoblative is currently investigating the patient benefits of using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to ablate an approximately one-centimeter margin or perimeter of soft tissue following standard lumpectomy removal of a breast tumor.
Innovatia Medical Systems - Innovatia Medical Systems LLC (IMS) develops high-performance miniature wirelessly networked in vivo devices that enable paradigm shifts and breakthroughs in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS).
Intellijoint Surgical - Intellijoint Surgical Inc., a privately held Canadian medical technology company, is committed to developing low-cost, miniaturized surgical smart tools for orthopaedic surgery.
Levita Magnetics - Innovative magnetic platform technology that enables surgeons in a variety of MIS and robotic procedures to more easily maneuver and retract tissue and organs inside the body utilizing magnetic fields outside the body, providing a safe, unrestricted and unobstructed view of the operative site.
Life Care Medical Devices - LCMD is a medical device company focused on the production and distribution of technologies and products addressing unmet needs. The Companys lead product candidate, LapCapR 2.0 (formerly Keyhole CupR) is an innovative, proprietary device developed to advance the standard of care for laparoscopic surgery access. LCMD is dedicated to making surgery safer by working to ensure LapCapR becomes the global standard for laparoscopic access. Preparation is underway to launch sales in the largest global markets USA and Europe, in 2015.
MagForce - A leading medical device company in the field of nanomedicine focused on oncology. The Group's proprietary NanoThermT Therapy enables the targeted treatment of solid tumors through the intratumoral generation of heat via activation of superparamagnetic nanoparticles.
MedLumics - MedLumics S.L. is focused on the expansion of clinical applications for light-based, non-invasive Optical Coherence Tomography in diagnosis and therapy guidance. The company is developing an optically guided RF ablation catheter that solves the execution problem in atrial fibrillation management by providing real-time direct assessment of the therapeutic effect to ensure lesion continuity and transmurality.
Medical Device Investments - Novel modification of the common Endo-tracheal Tube to prevent airway emergencies in the O.R and decrease mechanical ventilator duration in the ICU.
Minerva Surgical - Next generation products for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding.
NeoSync - NeoSync is a clinical-stage company with a proprietary platform technology being used to develop advanced, non-invasive neuromodulation products designed to treat Major Depressive Disorder and other diseases of the Central Nervous System
NeuroSave - NeuroSave offers fast, brain-targeted cooling to prevent and treat stroke.
Pedra Technology - Pedra Technology has developed the worlds first intra-operative monitor for real-time blood perfusion assessment which addresses a critical need in the peripheral vascular disease (PVD) market.
PenBlade - Truly safe, innovative, and one of a kind. Our scalpel's novel features help protect providers and reduce healthcare costs.
PhysioCue - PhysioCue has developed a non-invasive anti-hypertensive medical device which have been clinically proven to immediately reduce the high blood pressure of hypertensive patients.
Rainbow Medical - Rainbow Medical Innovation - An innovation and investment house that is focused on developing a portfolio of disruptive medical technologies, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in Neuromodulation, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Diabetes, and other medical areas with significant unmet needs.
ReCor Medical - ReCor Medical has developed a unique therapeutic non-focused ultrasound system for performing renal denervation in patients with resistant hypertension.
ReVENT Medical - The Revent Sleep Apnea System is a minimally invasive implant for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
SCARLETRED - SCARLETRED is an emerging MedTech Startup harbored in Vienna, which focuses on innovative technologies in the field of biomedical engineering and medical information technology.
Sanoculis - Sanoculis Ltd. is an ophthalmic medical device company which develops an innovative surgical solution for the treatment of Glaucoma. This solution is expected to be safe, effective and simple to perform and has the potential to revolutionize Glaucoma and combined Glaucoma-Cataract treatment.
Scinovia Corp - Scinovia is developing an imaging device for surgeons to immediately visualize and assess "quantified" bloodflow during surgery to identify and reduce complications and save lives in bypass, other cardiovascular, transplants, plastics, and other therapies.
Sebacia - Innovation in focused, physician-guided acne therapy
SecuRetract - SecuRetract is a minimally invasive, disposable, retractor for use in laparoscopic surgery. This novel, retractor has the potential to ease surgical procedures as well as improving patient outcomes by alleviating a number of common complications experienced by the current standard of care.
Shape Memory Therapeutics - SMT leverages the unique properties of Shape Memory Polymers - high expansion capability and a low expansion force - for minimally invasive biointegrative endovascular occlusion applications.
Soft Health Technologies - Soft Health Technologies is commercializing FinessR, a novel device for female stress urinary incontinence, FDA cleared for over-the-counter (OTC) sale and validated by a comprehensive multi-center, peer-reviewed clinical study.
Sonendo - Sonendo has a new disruptive technology platform that is transforming endodontics. As opposed to conventional root canal therapies, Sonendos minimally invasive GentleWave(TM) System is the only technology that can clean entire root canal systems.
Sonescence - Sonescence is a clinical stage company developing Ultrasonic Drug Delivery, a platform delivering drugs to skin, tissues and organs at concentrations hundreds of times higher than IV
Spirometrix - Spirometrix is developing innovative medical devices that detect biomarkers in a patients breath to diagnose and monitor respiratory conditions.
SweetBio - SweetBio is a Tennessee-based biotech startup that specializes in technologies that advance the wound-healing process. Our first product is a guided tissue/bone regeneration (GTR/GBR) membrane used in oral surgeries that is resorbable and uniquely utilizes the slow release of medical grade (Manuka) honey from a gelatin-nanoparticle base to increase gingival healing and decrease bacteria colonization.
VentureMed Group - A market stage medical device company developing innovative, highly cost effective interventional devices for the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral artery disease. The companys core technologies include intravascular drug delivery, plaque modification, and novel balloon angioplasty.
Vetex Medical - VETEX Medical is an early stage pre-clinical medical device company developing a revolutionary thrombectomy catheter to speedily extract thrombus in a single session, from patients who present with Venous Thrombo-Embolism.
Vital Connect - Vital Connect is a medical device and healthcare technology company focused on designing and manufacturing state-of-the-art biosensor technology to gather, store and analyze biometric data. Our innovative platform is based on the HealthPatchR MD biosensor and supports decision-making paradigms of healthcare providers.
Ziptek - Knotless tissue repair and attachment devices offers a Zip-Tie type engineering for repairing soft-tissue, affording increased contact areas for healing and prevents the suture from ripping through the tissue, the highest form of failure for rotator cuff repairs- which in some studies can exceed 60 percent. ZipE(R)- knotless tissue repair and attachment devices, directed firstly at the orthopedic market. "Say Zip and then pronounce the E"- this is an accepted an registered trademark for our devices
iXensor - Our patented optical technology turns mobile devices into smart blood analyzers. Currently, iXensor has obtained CE mark for its PixoTest glucose capsule. As its product lines expand, iXensor hopes to empower individuals to assess their health information, whenever, wherever.




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2c Tech - A nanotechnology based device for treatment of retinal degenerative diseases
Active Implants - Orthopaedic implants using advanced polymer technology.
AcuFocus - Intra-corneal inlay designed to create a small aperture effect, allowing the eye to see near and intermediate objects more clearly while maintaining distance vision.
AiCure - Advanced medication adherence solutions powered by facial recognition and motion-sensing technology
Altura Medical - Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) device that has versatility to adapt to unique, challenging anatomies and leverages basic interventional techniques for a simple, intuitive delivery similar to that of a peripheral procedure.
Aptus Endosystems - A unique helical anchor technology that allows physicians to perform minimally invasive aneurysm repair while still providing the control and potential long-term durability of an open surgical repair.
Avelas Biosciences - A new standard-of-care in cancer surgery providing a real time luminous map for oncologic surgeons, leading to improved surgical results and better outcome for patients.
BioInspire Technologies - Advanced interventional medical devices with initial applications in Ear Nose Throat (ENT) space.
Bionic Vision Australia - Visual prosthesis to restore vision to the blind
Briteseed - SafeSnips platform is a vessel and tissue imaging technology that integrates into minimally invasive surgical tools.
Cardialen - Breakthrough therapy to treat Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
CardioThrive, Inc - Miniaturizing Automated External Defibrillators into both an ultra-portable form and into a highly compact wearable form so that they can be carried in a pocket/purse or worn clipped to a belt (by medical staff, First Responders and at-risk patients), or else worn under clothing by the patients who are most at-risk of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
CleveMed - Innovative sleep diagnostics and web-based home sleep apnea tests. Double digit growth each month in sleep tests in the U.S. for the last 36 months and currently expanding into Europe and the Middle East and South America.
Conventus Orthopaedics - Minimally-invasive, fragment-specific system that effectively addresses a wide range of fracture types with fixation strength equivalent to that of locking plates.
Delphinus Medical Technologies - An innovative whole-breast ultrasound imaging device to address the increasing challenge of breast cancer detection, particularly for women with dense breast tissue.
DiFusion - Self-sterilizing osteoconductive polymer which resists infection and biofilm adhesion.
Diagnostic Photonics - High-resolution, intraoperative imaging system for cancer surgery
EpiEP - Novel access system for the minimally invasive treatment of certain cardiac conditions, or arrhythmias, in which there is abnormal electrical activity in the heart.
Eqalix - Regenerative medicine device company developing a unique plant protein-based skin scaffold wound dressing to replace human and animal sourced products to address the advanced wound care market.
Fibralign - BioBridge technology to address Secondary Lymphedema, a global chronic debilitating disease that affects over 120 million people and has no cure.
G-Tech Medical - Wireless, wearable disposable electrode patch to measure the electrical activity from the stomach, small intestine and colon to help identify and diagnose the causes of functional disorders of the GI tract.
Implandata Ophthalmic Products - Advanced technology for wireless intracorporal pressure measurement.
InPress Technologies - Developing a single-use medical device to treat postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) by specifically addressing uterine atony.
InnFocus - InnFocus MicroShunt revolutionary surgical treatment for glaucoma
Innoblative - Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) for breast cancer.
Intellidrain - IntelliDrain delivers patient-specific pulmonary therapy to improve thoracic surgery outcomes
JustRight Surgical - Enabling minimally invasive technologies for pediatrics and small cavities.
Life Assist - wearable "OnStar for seniors"
Limelight Health - Introducing QuotePad The first live, all-in-one quote engine for health insurance agents.
Mainstay Medical - Innovative therapies for debilitating chronic low back pain.
Mardil Medical - Unique minimally invasive implantable therapy to treat the root cause of functional mitral valve regurgitation, the dilated ventricle.
Materna Medical - Materna strives to reduce the incidence of childbirth-related injuries to women during vaginal delivery.
Medable - Software platform supporting patient engagement clinical applications, storing personal health information, and various other applications.
MedicalCue - A healthcare IT tool for assisting nurses and doctors in helping newborns with a billion dollar addressable market, with significant big data opportunities.
Minimus Spine - Ozone technology for medical applications with initial focus on the treatment of spinal disorders related to herniated discs
Mobius Therapeutics - Ophthalmic surgery solutions.
NeuroRecovery Technologies - Innovative neuromodulation systems designed to advance the rehabilitation and recovery of individuals suffering with paralysis.
NeuroTronik - Neuromodulation system for the treatment of acute heart failure syndrome.
Neuronetrix - Advanced neurodiagnostic technology system to identify and evaluate Alzheimer's disease, ADHD, and other cognitive disorders in an easy and noninvasive way.
Nurep - Global on-demand medical device support
NxThera - Convective WAVE (water vapor energy) technology platform to treat a variety of endourology conditions beginning with BPH, and including applications to treat prostate and kidney cancer.
ORTHOREBIRTH - Rebossis is the worlds first resorbable and replaceable cottony flexible synthetic bone material.
Orpyx Medical Technologies - Wearable sensor-based technologies and sensory substitution systems that provide consumers with quality solutions to better cope with disease and improve overall quality of life.
PQ Bypass Inc. - Less invasive approach to achieving endovascular femoral artery bypass (EFAB) that is designed to match the performance and safety of an invasive surgery for long segment occlusions.
Pedra Technology - Intra-operative monitor for real-time blood perfusion assessment which addresses a critical need in the peripheral vascular disease (PVD) market.
Prescient Surgical - CleanCision technology platform, a portfolio of products for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI).
Rheon Medical - Glaucoma drainage device (GDD) whose aperture is externally adjustable to achieve precision in intraocular pressure (IOP) control over the life of the device.
Rio Grande Neurosciences, Inc. - Non-invasive electromagnetic anti-inflammatory for use in treating a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases as well as traumatic brain injury.
Sense.ly - "Virtual nurse" digital health technology providing personalized monitoring and follow-up care with an emphasis on chronic diseases.
Sharklet Technologies - The first non-toxic, long-lasting, environmentally safe, no-kill surface aimed at improving medical devices and addressing challenges with bacterial control and gaps in cleaning practices.
Socrates Health Solutions - Convenient, accurate and pain-free glucose reading which does not require the collection of blood.
Soft Tissue Regeneration - Bioresorbable scaffold to regenerate the ACL.
SonoCine - Early detection of mammographically occult small breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue and/or breast implants.
Sonogenix - Non-invasive device for prevention and treatment of acute and chronic kidney disease.
StimRelieve - Passive, wireless, microsize stimulator platform for neurophysiology treatment therapies.
Surefire Medical - Innovative infusion systems for the interventional radiology and interventional oncology markets.
Surgisense - Two devices, one screening, one therapeutic in treating colorectal cancer
Tasso - HemoLink, a convenient blood draw diagnostic device used at home that can be shipped through the mail to clinical labs for sample analysis.
Theragen - Newly formed medical device company focused on developing and commercializing technologies that deliver energy to the body for healing and pain. The Company has secured exclusive global rights to new and compelling non-invasive technology to address Osteoarthritis (OA). Commercialization of the OA product is scheduled in 2017.
Tiny Kicks - Wearable sensor with predictive analytics to guide health pregnancy outcomes
Torix Medical - Office-based therapy for permanent relief of BPH-related urinary retention
Tractus - Effective, efficient, and economic ultrasound breast cancer screening modality for the 25M US women who are underserved by mammography each year. A proprietary, FDA-Cleared, device aimed at creating a new multi-billion dollar world-wide market.
VS Medtech, Inc. - Platform technology capable of making multiple, direct, real-time measurements to create a 3-D map of vascular structures in the body. Initial application is 3-D mapping of the aortic valve complex to provide critical information to guide Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).
Verisante - Non-invasive Raman spectroscopy system designed to aid medical professionals in the detection of skin cancer.
Vida Systems - Online engine for teaching anatomy and physiology to students, physicians, and patients.
Wicab Inc. - Non-surgical assistive device for orientation, mobility, object identification, and spot reading by individuals who are profoundly blind. The device translates digital information from a video camera into electrical stimulation patterns on the surface of the tongue.
Zebra Medical Technologies - Microendoscopic system that enables in vivo visualization of cellular structure in muscle and connective tissues with broad applications ranging from noninvasive imaging of the skin to improving the treatment of amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
iScreen Vision - Portable pediatric vision screening technology.
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