Medical News

Spotlight On: A Novel Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Spotlight On: A Novel Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Endobetix, founded by Chen Porat and Pierre Shavit in August 2012, is developing a minimally invasive, nonsurgical implant to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity that mimics the hormonal benefits offered by bariatric surgery (reducing […]

NeuroQuest One of Top 10 Israeli Medical Advances to Watch in 2014

date 22-December-2013
NeuroQuest One of Top 10 Israeli Medical Advances to Watch in 2014

Congratulations to NeuroQuest, named one of the “10 most extraordinary medical devices and pharmaceuticals waiting in the wings to revolutionize global healthcare” by Israel21c.

Spotlight On: Safer Epidural Procedures

Spotlight On: Safer Epidural Procedures

Omeq Medical, founded by Lior Margalit and Oded Tsamir in April 2013, is developing a sensor-based epidural placement system for safe, accurate epidural injections. Their system will give automatic acoustic and visual signals to indicate […]

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

… Teleflex acquires medical portfolio company Innolap … ApiFix completes 2nd financing round … GreenSpense to represent Israel at Int’l Cleantech Competition … more news …

Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

date 19-November-2013
Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

For the first time ever, Trendlines joined with Our Crowd this fall to showcase four of our medical companies to investors in six U.S. cities.

LapSpace Medical Completes Raise

date 12-November-2013
LapSpace Medical Completes Raise

LapSpace Medical completed a raise by private investors, Trendlines, and Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist.

Israeli Device Makes Abdominal Surgery Easier

date 29-October-2013
Israeli Device Makes Abdominal Surgery Easier

LapSpace Medical’s unique retractor makes laparoscopic surgery easier and less traumatic.

ApiFix Completes 2nd Financing Round

date 22-October-2013
ApiFix Completes 2nd Financing Round

Spinal implant company ApiFix closed a second financing round of several million dollars.

ApiFix and IonMed among the 12 Most Amazing Israeli Medical Advances

date 15-October-2013
ApiFix and IonMed among the 12 Most Amazing Israeli Medical Advances

Congratulations to portfolio companies ApiFix and IonMed. Israel21c chose their products as part of “the top 12 most amazing Israeli medical advances.”

Waiting for the Doctor? He’s Already Received Your Results

date 13-October-2013
Waiting for the Doctor? He’s Already Received Your Results

SensoGo’s unique device for gait analysis collects data while the patient waits to see the doctor.

Leviticus Cardio Completes NIS 4 Million Raise

date 13-October-2013
Leviticus Cardio Completes NIS 4 Million Raise

Israeli development makes life easier for cardiac patients

Chinese “Deal Accelerator” Puts the Spotlight on Trendlines

Chinese “Deal Accelerator” Puts the Spotlight on Trendlines

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs presented 13 portfolio companies at the China-Israel Investment Symposium, which was sponsored by ZVCA, China’s largest technology hub.

InnoLap Surgical Microlaparoscopy Technology Acquired by Teleflex

date 01-October-2013
InnoLap Surgical Microlaparoscopy Technology Acquired by Teleflex

InnoLap, a Trendlines portfolio company established in mid-2012, identifies unmet need in minimally invasive procedures.

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show October 14-18

date 15-September-2013
Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show October 14-18

We take periodic U.S. road shows to showcase our medical and agritech companies. Join us for our October events.

Baxter Buys Urine Monitoring Co FlowSense for $9.5m

date 10-September-2013
Baxter Buys Urine Monitoring Co FlowSense for $9.5m

The global healthcare company Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) acquired Trendlines portfolio company Flowsense Medical.

Omeq Medical in Globes

date 04-September-2013
Omeq Medical in Globes

Omeq Medical was named on the “6 captivating start-ups of the past year” by Globes.

IonMed Chairman Interviewed on Israeli TV

date 24-July-2013
IonMed Chairman Interviewed on Israeli TV

Yoav Avidor, IonMed’s chairman, explains the company’s cold plasma technology on the popular Israeli news show London & Kirshenbaum.

Trendlines Medical Q3 2013 Update

Trendlines Medical Q3 2013 Update

Trendlines Medical – Misgav Q3 2013 update

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: CoreBone

date 13-July-2013
Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: CoreBone

When bone is missing, bone substitutes provide a very real scaffold. CoreBone’s coral-based bone graft substitute makes a very strong scaffold.

Italians Say “Si” to Israeli Biomed

date 09-July-2013
Italians Say “Si” to Israeli Biomed

Trendlines Medical and some of its companies were mentioned in this article about the 12th annual Biomed conference in Tel Aviv in June 2013.

MitrAssist Completes Raise of $1 Million

date 01-July-2013
MitrAssist Completes Raise of $1 Million

MitrAssist’s $1 million raise went beyond their initial target.

Trendlines Portfolio Companies Take Two “Best Start-up of the Year” Awards

Trendlines Portfolio Companies Take Two “Best Start-up of the Year” Awards

For the second year in a row, Trendlines portfolio companies have won “Best Start-up of the Year,” an award presented by the Office of the Chief Scientist in Israel.

Sol Chip and ApiFix Win 2013 Best Incubator Graduates

Sol Chip and ApiFix Win 2013 Best Incubator Graduates

Congratulations to Sol Chip and ApiFix. They were named “best technology incubator graduates” by Israel’s Technological Incubators Program.

LIKE from Breezy Relieves Bad Breath for at Least Four Hours

date 11-June-2013
LIKE from Breezy Relieves Bad Breath for at Least Four Hours

Breezy’s LIKE product relieves bad breath for hours. It appeared on shelves in more than 650 Israel pharmacies and supermarkets.

Inspiro’s Smart Inhaler Featured in the Media

date 10-June-2013
Inspiro’s Smart Inhaler Featured in the Media

Inspiro Medical’s Inspiromatic, invented by the father of a child with asthma, passes a critical clinical study. The company is now seeking development partners.

Minimally Invasive Treatment for People with Mitral Regurgitation Disorder

date 26-May-2013
Minimally Invasive Treatment for People with Mitral Regurgitation Disorder

MitrAssist takes a unique “valve-in-valve” approach to treating mitral regurgitation.

NeuroQuest Has Found a Method To Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Symptoms

date 08-May-2013
NeuroQuest Has Found a Method To Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Symptoms

NeuroQuest has found a method for finding biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers’.

Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

Blood Test for Alzheimer’s from NeuroQuest

date 04-February-2013
Blood Test for Alzheimer’s from NeuroQuest

NeuroQuest’s experimental blood test can detect dementia while the disease is still mild enough to treat more effectively.

Virtual Ports Receives Patent Approvals

date 29-January-2013

Ed. note: News of Virtual Ports patent approvals appeared in more than 350 publications, broadcast media sites, and information services in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Virtual Ports Receives Patent Approvals in the United […]

PolyTouch Acquired by Covidien

date 30-April-2012

Covidien buys hernia mesh company PolyTouch for $30 to $40 million.

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