Technologies at Recent Medtech Startups

Below are the technologies at companies recently added (by month) to the Medtech Startups Database in late 2009: 

MedMarket Diligence Reports


  • Scaffold for regeneration of functional bone tissues
  • Autologous, adipose-derived stem cells for treatment of traumatic brain injury and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Device company developing technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of chemotherapy
  • Developing stem cell therapies
  • Devices to locate and protect nerves during surgery
  • Minimally invasive (endoscopic) spine surgery products
  • Technologies developed by physicians at a major hospital in a range of areas including imaging, cath lab procedures, fecal incontinence treatment, and others
  • Robotic system to assist in guidewire procedures
  • Nanoparticles to stimulate axon regeneration in spinal cord injury


  • Diagnostic imaging in urology and oncology
  • Endoscopic tissue management technology
  • Esophageal monitoring device to replace peripheral artery catheter
  • Products for treatment of fecal incontinence and GERD
  • Surgical instrumentation to reduce trauma of surgery
  • Suction device for use in sleep breathing disorders
  • Fully absorbable coronary stent
  • Drug-eluting balloons


  • Medical devices to enable deployment of vascular implants
  • Tibial prosthesis
  • Tools for performing less invasive orthopedic joint procedures.
  • Technologies in in vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Medical device company developing antimicrobial materials for treatment of infections disease.
  • Minimally invasive device technologies.
  • Extracellular matrices for soft tissue regeneration.
  • Portable home hemodialysis.
  • Intravenously placed electrodes to stimulate the diaphragm as replacement for traditional mechanical ventilation.
  • Photonic based surgical technologies platform.

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