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Newsletter #2

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A little bit of covid-related delay, but still on track!

Read more about it in our second newsletter.

Participation in ESCVS congress

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We are proud to announce our participation at the Congress of the European Society for Cardio Vascular Surgery (ESCVS) as Platinum Sponsor!

Publication in Innovations

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We are proud to announce that our paper about the 6 months follow-up research to the ELANA Heart Bypass (Trinity-V2-prototype) is published by Innovations.

Interview by Catalyze

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Read more about AMT Medical in the the interview of Rutger Tulleken, CEO of AMT Medical and Getlin Visser, CSO, by our collaboration partner Catalyze.

Newsletter #1

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The AMT Medical Team wishes you and all the people you cherish a healthy and happy new year. In 2021, we are eager to continue working together on our dream: banishing open heart bypass surgery from the world!

AMT Medical in a nutshell

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Curious about AMT in a nutshell? Oost nl produced a video clip about the why, what and how of the ELANA Heart Bypass procedure

Press Release

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During the Covid-19 crisis, AMT Medical secures € 10 million of financing. Funding will be used to bring the ELANA™ Heart Bypass system to the market.
During the Covid-19 period, AMT Medical has gained trust in the ELANA innovation from a regional development fund Oost NL. Existing shareholders NextGen Ventures and Utrecht Holdings (UU/UMCU) are also financing this round. In total, AMT Medical has secured more than €10 million series A and non-dilutive funding to develop their easy to use, ‘best in class’ keyhole coronary bypass technology. A new standard, with lower costs for society, fewer complications, and a faster recovery for the patient.

EFRO Grant

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Together with the St Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein (Dr. B.P. (Bart) van PutteBart and Drs. P. (Patrick) Klein) and the UMC Utrecht (prof. dr. PAFM (Pieter A.) we are making big steps with our EFRO (“Operationeel Kansen voor West II”) grants. This gives us great help in the development of our unique technology with ELANA Heart Bypass to improve and simplify heart bypass operations. By improving bypass surgery with ELANA Heart Bypass, patients with coronary heart disease can return to their daily life more quickly. The simplification of the procedure makes minimally invasive bypass surgery accessible to patients around the world as many more cardiothoracic surgeons can perform them without a large learning curve thanks to ELANA Heart Bypass. Thanks to these enormous benefits, ELANA Heart Bypass has the potential to become the new standard for heart bypass surgery around the world.

First loan ION+ to AMT Medical

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First loan from Gelderland (a province of the Netherlands) innovation fund for medium-sized company. Innovation from AMT Medical improves the world of open heart surgery

Article "patient saved" in dutch newspaper De Telegraaf (in Dutch)

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KARDIO project

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We proudly announce that our KARDIO project is supported by a multimillion euro grant of “Operationeel Kansen voor West II” within the EFRO 2014-2020 program (Horizon 2020). Next to the international recognition and significant financial support, we are proud to work together with our consortium members who are involved in the application and project.

Article from the Economic Board of Utrecht (in Dutch)

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Collaboration Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin

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Start collaboration with Prof. Dr. Volkmar Falk and Dr. Stephan Jacobs to prove our technique in the first patients.

Europe: "A paradigm shifting innovation"

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Our ELANA heart (TECAB) project is ranked number 5 out of hundreds of European Grant applications (1 is the highest). Innovative companies from all markets and from over 35 countries could apply and were judged by an independent European expert committee who considered our project to be a “paradigm shifting innovation”.

Next to the international recognition and significant financial support, we are proud to work together with our consortium members who are involved in the application.

 

Collaboration St Antonius Nieuwegein

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Start collaboration with Dr. Bart van Putte. His first PhD started at our Labs in september 2018.

Succesful finished study

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After a succesfull pre-clinical study with 70 subjects, product optimilizations where made

MIT Subsidy assigned

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Together with Xeltis in Eindhoven we receive the MIT grant/subsidy.

Philips buys our supplier

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Philips buys Spectranetics, our partner in Catheter and Laser production. Since this take-over by Philips, they visit us on a regular basis to investigate collaboration.

Capital Raise

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Investment from NextGen Ventures (part of Noaber foundation) and Utrecht Holdings (part of UMCU and UU in Utrecht).

Earlier CE and FDA Elana Brain Bypass

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