Startup Medtech Companies, September 2006

Startup Companies Identified in September 2006 MedMarkets

Company
Principal(s)
Location
Product/Technology
Founded
AcelRx
Thomas A. Schreck
Portola Valley, CA
Drug-device technology for treatment of breakthrough pain
2006
Amaranth Medical, Inc.
Guy Heathers, Charter Life Sciences
E. Palo Alto, CA
Bioresorbable drug-eluting stents
2006
Arbel Medical Ltd.
Didier Toubia, CEO
Yoknean, Israel
Cryosurgical ablation technology
2006
CardioInsight Technologies, Inc
Warren Goldenberg, CEO
Cleveland, OH
Electrocardiographic imaging of the heart’s electrical activity
2006
Minos Medical, Inc.
Bradley J. Sharp, CEO
Irvine, CA
Minimally invasive (HIFU) surgical systems for appendectomy, cholecystectomy and hysterectomy
2006
nContact Surgical, Inc.
John P. Funkhouser, President & CEO
Morrisville, NC
Intraoperative tissue coagulation devices
2005
OmniMedics, Inc.
Alan Cohen
Newton, MA
Cardiac device
2006
Sirion Therapeutics, Inc.
Philippe Boulangeat, Chief Business Officer
Tampa, FL
Therapeutic ophthalmology compounds and other products
2006

AcelRx, Inc. (Portola Valley, CA; http://acelrx.com [under construction])
Amaranth Medical, Inc. (East Palo Alto, CA; no URL)
Arbel Medical Ltd. (Yoknean, Israel;
http://arbel-medical.com [under construction])
CardioInsight Technologies, Inc. (Cleveland, OH;
http://cardioinsight.com)
Minos Medical, Inc. (Irvine, CA; http://minosmedical.com)
nContact Surgical, Inc. (Morrisville, NC;
http://ncontact.us)
OminiMedics, Inc. (Newton, MA;
http://omnimedics.com)
Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. (Tampa, FL;
http://siriontherapeutics.com)

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