PARIS – Ganymed Robotics SAS reported the successful completion of functional prototype testing for its surgical robotic assistant used in total knee arthroplasty. According to a systematic review of the literature, published in the Journal of Arthroplasty, more than 2 million patients undergo knee arthroplasty each year after suffering arthritis of the knee.
PARIS – Fineheart SA has announced the success of a 30-day preclinical trial to evaluate its implantable cardiac output management system (ICOMS) for patients suffering from severe heart failure. The device was well-tolerated with no related adverse events seen during the 30 days.
PARIS – At the recent annual HealthTech Innovations Days in Paris, the European investment Fund (EIF) and the world’s largest life sciences consortium, EIT Health Germany, reported the development of a Venture Centre of Excellence (VCoE) in Europe.
PARIS – Carthera SAS, of Paris, has obtained a $2.4 million grant and $12.5 million equity investment from the European Innovation Council (EIC) for the development of its ultrasound-based medical device for treating glioblastoma.
PARIS – A consortium that includes Therapanacea SAS, GE Healthcare France SAS, Orange Healthcare SA, the AP-HP group of 39 hospitals in the Paris region and the French academic society for thoracic imaging has created a database for COVID-19.
PARIS – Gleamer SAS has secured $8.75 million in series A financing for its CE-marked artificial intelligence (AI) application that automatically detects all types of fracture in radiography. “This funding will allow us to move forward with launching Boneview around the world,” Christian Allouche, CEO and co-founder of Gleamer, told BioWorld.
PARIS – Soon, a machine, as quick and simple as a breathalyzer, could be used to detect COVID-19 from molecules present in exhaled air. The research team from Institut de recherches sur la catalyse et l’environnement de Lyon (IRCELYON – Lyon Institute for Research on Catalysis and the Environment) is investigating the analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in exhaled breath for COVID-19 detection.
PARIS – For the past three years, French health care establishments, hospitals, radiotherapy centers and medical biology laboratories have had to report any security incidents affecting their IT systems. The French national agency for digital health care (ANS) has just released its latest annual report.