Medical News

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2018

… ApiFix completes 250 procedures … Leviticus Cardio completes study … AquiNovo appears in CEOCFO Magazine … Conferences in Singapore, Tel Aviv, Switzerland

ApiFix surpasses 250 scoliosis patients and 6-year follow-up of earliest patients

date 02-October-2018
ApiFix surpasses 250 scoliosis patients and 6-year follow-up of earliest patients

ApiFix announced its technology has now been used to treat more than 250 young patients diagnosed with progressive scoliosis and that the earliest treated patients have reached their six-year follow-up milestone.

Leviticus Cardio announces successful completion of third chronic animal study

date 06-September-2018
Leviticus Cardio announces successful completion of third chronic animal study

Leviticus Cardio successfully completed a 90-day preclinical chronic animal study to evaluate its Coplanar Energy Transfer (CET) technology in combination with a commercial heart pump.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2018

… See 10 companies to watch Q2 2017 … U.S. patent for Zeev Implants … Greenhouse trials for MetoMotion … ApiFix in the media … Meetups, panels, conferences …

ApiFix featured in Canadian media

ApiFix featured in Canadian media

The ApiFix minimally invasive device and procedure to treat adolescent scoliosis was featured in Canada News Global and CBC.

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q2 2018

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q2 2018

Here is our 10 Companies To Watch report for Q2 2018.

OrthoSpin completes $3 million raise

OrthoSpin completes $3 million raise

OrthoSpin has completed a $3 million investment round for its smart, robotic external fixation system. Johnson & Johnson Innovation led the round.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2018

… ViAqua receives investment … Haim Brosh appointed CFO … try the Hargol Caesar salad … the Trendlines team at conferences … Gordian and CoreBone on the road in China …

Omeq Medical featured in BioTuesdays

Omeq Medical featured in BioTuesdays

BioTuesdays featured the Omeq Medical’s smart device in “Omeq Medical revolutionizing epidural injection procedures.”

ElastiMed featured in Springwise

ElastiMed featured in Springwise

Springwise featured ElastiMed’s compression stocking in “Smart socks to treat chronic venous disease.”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2018

…  Meet Trendlines management in Singapore … Arcuro receives FDA … Omeq Med raising on Exit Valley … Save 6 June 2019 … FruitSpec a Radicle Challenge finalist …

Arcuro Medical receives FDA regulatory clearance

Arcuro Medical receives FDA regulatory clearance

Arcuro Medical received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its SuperBall™ meniscus repair system.

Leviticus Cardio’s successful preclinical demonstrates wireless power to Jarvik 2000

Leviticus Cardio’s successful preclinical demonstrates wireless power to Jarvik 2000

Leviticus Cardio successfully completed an animal trial demonstrating wireless power to Jarvik 2000.

Leviticus Cardio and CorAlert featured in Israel21c

Leviticus Cardio and CorAlert featured in Israel21c

Leviticus Cardio and CorAlert were featured in this Israel 21c article.

FruitSpec a finalist in the Radicle Automation Challenge

FruitSpec a finalist in the Radicle Automation Challenge

FruitSpec was chosen as one of four finalists in the Radicle Automation Challenge.

Trendlines Incubators Israel enters cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital

Trendlines Incubators Israel enters cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital

Trendlines Incubators Israel has entered into a cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital e Participacoes Ltda.

OrthoSpin featured in Israel21c & on ILTV

OrthoSpin featured in Israel21c & on ILTV

OrthoSpin’s robotic external fixation system was the subject of this Israel 21c article and ILTV video.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May  2018

… The most successful AgriVest … Q1 2018 results … Omeq Med on Exit Valley … U.S. patent for Arcuro Med … Hargol a SEAL winner … Conferences and more …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q1 2018

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q1 2018

Here is our 10 Companies To Watch report for Q1 2018.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2018

… B. Braun subsidiary named acquirer of Stimatix assets … Trendlines’ AGM 25 April … BioFishency completes $800,00 in sales … ElastiMed selected to receive $1.6 million grant …

Leviticus Cardio successfully completes long-term animal study

date 11-April-2018
Leviticus Cardio successfully completes long-term animal study

Leviticus Cardio successfully completed a long-term chronic animal study of its wireless power transfer for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

B. Braun Medical SAS announced as acquirer of Stimatix assets

date 09-April-2018
B. Braun Medical SAS announced as acquirer of Stimatix assets

B. Braun Medical SAS, a subsidiary company of the B. Braun Group, has acquired the assets of Stimatix, developers of low-profile colostomy management products.

ElastiMed chosen by Horizon 2020 to receive $1.6 million grant

date 03-April-2018
ElastiMed chosen by Horizon 2020 to receive $1.6 million grant

ElastiMed has been chosen to receive a grant from the Horizon 2020 program as a part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2018

… MOU with NuFrontiers … See our 2017 Annual Report … Saturas raises $4 million … Meet the AgriVest 2018 companies … OrthoSpin completes FIH … Agtech companies at AIPAC …

liberDi featured in BioTuesdays

date 06-March-2018
liberDi featured in BioTuesdays

liberDi’s smart, portable, at-home dialysis system was featured in BioTuesdays.

Q&A with ZygoFix

date 06-March-2018
Q&A with ZygoFix

ZygoFix CEO Ofer Levy explains how the Company’s zLOCK system meets the market need for simpler, less invasive procedures to alleviate back pain.

OrthoSpin completes successful first in human

date 01-March-2018
OrthoSpin completes successful first in human

OrthoSpin completed a successful first-in-human case of its robotic external fixation system.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2018

… 10 companies to watch … 2017 earnings call … Trendlines Med Singapore in SGD100 million program … Register for AgriVest and save! … MetoMotion at World Agri-Tech …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q4 2017

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q4 2017

Here is our 10 companies to watch report for Q4 2017.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2018

… CoreBone crowdfunds $482,500 … ST Stent receives FDA … ApiFix names new CEO and chairman … Hargol is a top agtech start-up to watch … Welcome two new portfolio companies …

CoreBone is an “Israeli success story”

date 11-January-2018
CoreBone is an “Israeli success story”

CoreBone appeared as an “Israeli success story” on ynet, the Hebrew-language news site.

S.T. Stent receives FDA clearance

date 08-January-2018
S.T. Stent receives FDA clearance

S.T. Stent, developers of a removable stent for use following sinus surgery, receives FDA clearance.

ApiFix announces new leadership

date 02-January-2018
ApiFix announces new leadership

ApiFix names Ed Roschak as its new chairman and appoints industry veteran Paul Mraz as company president and CEO.

ElastiMed appears in NoCamels

date 31-December-2017
ElastiMed appears in NoCamels

ElastiMed was the subject of the No Camels article, “Israeli Startup’s ‘Smart’ Socks Set To Hit Market Next Year.”

Steve Rhodes interviewed on IsraelCast

Steve Rhodes interviewed on IsraelCast

Listen to Steve’s interview about cutting-edge technology, Israel, and the Galilee on the IsraelCast podcast.

CoreBone’s Ohad Schwartz interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

CoreBone’s Ohad Schwartz interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2017

… Raises for Magdent and AquiNovo … CoreBone’s crowdfunding … Welcome AlgaHealth … Takeaways from TechFest Vietnam and Fish 2.0 … We won Best IR …

Magdent raises $1.75 million

date 04-December-2017
Magdent raises $1.75 million

Magdent completes a $1.75 million raise from angel investors, including a well-known industrialist.

ElastiMed’s Omer Zelka interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

ElastiMed’s Omer Zelka interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

ElastiMed CEO Omer Zelka was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

Trendlines Enters into MOU with Singapore’s National Healthcare Group

Trendlines Enters into MOU with Singapore’s National Healthcare Group

The purpose of the MOU is to establish a partnership and co-develop innovative healthcare solutions.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2017

… Exit #8 for Trendlines … Trendlines raises S$14 million in new capital … Call for companies: AgriVest 2018 … MiRobot named Innovative Company … Report from International Ag Exhibition …

Exit #8 for Trendlines: MitrAssist

date 13-November-2017
Exit #8 for Trendlines: MitrAssist

Trendlines’ holdings in MitrAssist were sold to Wai Tech Holding Ltd.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2017

… 4 companies raise $7 million … Signed MOU with Haier HCH … Welcome to 3 new portfolio companies … Awards for Hargol, ViAqua, and Zygofix … Companies in the media …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q3 2017

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q3 2017

Here is our 10 companies to watch report for Q3 2017.

Vensica raises $2 million

date 03-October-2017
Vensica raises $2 million

Cogentix Medical invests $2 million in Vensica.

Fidmi Medical raises $2 million

date 26-September-2017
Fidmi Medical raises $2 million

Fidmi Medical received an investment of $2 million from B. Braun Melsungen AG.

ElastiMed raises $1 million

date 25-September-2017
ElastiMed raises $1 million

ElastiMed raised $1 million from a strategic investor, existing investors, new private investors, and the Israeli Innovation Authority.

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

Trendlines and Haier signed an MOU to collaborate on investment opportunities and technology development.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2017

… Trendlines signs joint venture with China’s Shoushan … ApiFix signs distribution agreement … Leviticus receives patents … Hargol is a food trailblazer …

ApiFix signs Canadian distribution agreement and completes first No. American cases

date 05-September-2017
ApiFix signs Canadian distribution agreement and completes first No. American cases

ApiFix announced it signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Joint Solutions Alliance Corp., a Canadian medical device and services distribution organization, and performed its first two cases in North America.

Eli Cohen, Israel’s Minister of Economy, visits Trendlines

Eli Cohen, Israel’s Minister of Economy, visits Trendlines

Israel’s Economy Minister and member of parliament, Eli Cohen visited Trendlines’ offices on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the group.

Trendlines featured in The Business Times

Trendlines featured in The Business Times

Trendlines is “raising funds to better support its startups and help them penetrate the three markets … : Israel, Singapore and China.”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2017

… Q2 2017 financial highlights … Hargol raises $600,000 … Trendlines in local media … New! Now Funding … Congrats to ApiFix, Gordian, and Magdent … Welcome Vessi Medical …

ApiFix receives Australian regulatory approval

date 09-August-2017
ApiFix receives Australian regulatory approval

ApiFix received TGA certification through its distributor Orthotech to begin marketing its minimally invasive surgical system and approach for the treatment and correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS).

Trendlines featured in Alagush

Trendlines featured in <em>Alagush</em>

ApiFix received TGA certification through its distributor Orthotech to begin marketing its minimally invasive surgical system and approach for the treatment and correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS).

3 portfolio companies win at Israel Innovation Authority event

date 02-August-2017
3 portfolio companies win at Israel Innovation Authority event

ApiFix, Gordian Surgical, and Magdent were among the 10 winning life science companies at the Israel Innovation Authority’s China Roadshow Networking Event.

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

ApiFix Closes Spanish Distribution Deal with Acuna-Fombona

ApiFix Closes Spanish Distribution Deal with Acuna-Fombona

Following the distribution agreement, ApiFix performed first scoliosis correction surgery in Spain.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2017

… “Watch” these 10 companies … Save the date for AgriVest 2018 … CoreBone, BioFishency, and sZone on ILTV … Trendlines at conferences …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch

Introducing our new report: “10 companies to watch.”

Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan interviewed on ILTV (video)

Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan interviewed on ILTV (video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan discusses sZone, a real-time hydration monitor developed by the Trendlines Labs team.

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz interviewed on ILTV (Video)

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz explains the advantanges of the company’s coral-based bone graft material.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2017

… Our 7th exit … Trendlines named top life-science investor … Missed the Showcase? See it all! … Congrats to BiPS Health (Trendlines Medtech Open winner), Fidmi Medical, Hargol FoodTech …

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner profiled in Times of Israel

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner profiled in Times of Israel

The Times of Israel profiled Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner BiPS Health.

CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor interviewed on ILTV (Video)

CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor describes the Company’s noninvasive monitoring device for diagnosing heart failure.

Exit #7 for Trendlines: BioSight

Exit #7 for Trendlines: BioSight

Trendlines’ shares in portfolio company BioSight have been acquired by Arkin Bio Ventures Ltd.

Our 12th appearance at Biomed, 23-25 May 2017

Our 12th appearance at Biomed, 23-25 May 2017

This year marked our 12th appearance at MIXiii Biomed, the annual life science conference in Tel Aviv. See the photo gallery.

BiPS Health Wins Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

BiPS Health Wins Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

BiPS Health took first place in the Trendlines Medtech Open 2017. The company was chosen from among 50 competitors.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2017

… 3 med companies appear on ILTV … Fidmi presents at DDW … Hargol does it again! … BioFishency installs in Asia … Nitza Kardish “chats” at GFIA Europe …

CoreBone Featured in Hamodia

CoreBone Featured in Hamodia

CoreBone was featured in “Growing New Bones” by Rhona Lewis.

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