Technologies at recently identified medtech startups

Below is a list of the technologies under development by medical technology startups identified in December 2013 and added to the Medtech Startups Database.

  • Haptic device used in rehabilitation following stroke or neurological injury.
  • Mesh fixation device for soft tissue procedures.
  • Bioimplants are made of bioactive plastic with fibres and they can be used in bone tissue engineering.
  • Biodegradable sealants and adhesives in surgery.
  • Orthopedic implants.
  • Developing a device that mimics the actions of gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

For comprehensive listing of technologies under development at medtech startups, see link.