Technologies at Medtech Startups Identified in September

There was an unusually larger burst of startups added to the Medtech Startups Database in September 2012, driven in part by the number of new companies founded and in part simply by recent investment or other specific activity that took place during the month.

Below is a list of the products and technologies under development at the companies we identified and added to the database during the month of September:

  • Provides medical device design and development services, such as for hemostasis sealing device for use during interventional catheterization procedures.
  • Device for the treatment of hypertension.
  • Joint venture to develop surgical sealants, adhesion barriers and tissue adhesives.
  • 3D imaging, flow and pressure in cardiac diagnostics for heart failure.
  • Products for trauma including clamp to address massive hemorrhage.
  • Glucose monitoring in diabetes.
  • Pulmonary therapeutics including positive airway pressure devices.
  • Technology for incisionless bypass in gastrointestinal surgery.
  • Device to facilitate the removal of cataracts.
  • Device to improve outcomes following lumbar discectomy in spine surgery.
  • Subcutaneous drug delivery system.
  • Device to reduce patient radiation exposure during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Tissue regeneration for wound management.
  • Device for diagnosis and surgical treatment of urinary incontinence.
  • Electroporation for delivery of cytokines in cancer treatment.
  • Synthetic bone materials.
  • Device technologies for central venous access.
  • Device to facilitate neurosurgery.
  • Device to facilitate endotracheal intubation.
  • Synthetic, nanofabricated surgical mesh being developed initially as a dural substitute for use in neurosurgical procedures.
  • Synthetic bone graft substitutes.
  • Technology for minimally invasive abdominal surgery.
  • Advanced and intuitive methods for the visualization and control of surgical instruments.
  • Tools and technologies for minimally invasive procedures.