Medical Templates wins GE Healthcare’s HealthVentureLab Accelerator

After four intensive sprints at the HealthVentureLab Accelerator powered by GE Healthcare & EIT Health, Medical Templates AG managed to convince the expert jury and win in the “Most promising startup for GE Healthcare” category out of more than 100 applicants. 

Over the course of the accelerator, Medical Templates not only showed the clear value their solution has for interventional procedures, but also how their technology is an ideal fit for GE Healthcare and their portfolio. 

Matches have been identified along the whole development roadmap of Medical Templates and in multiple business units of GE Healthcare, starting with compatibility of its system with GE CT-scanners, over applications in interventional X-Ray, and future applications using MR and PET-CT. As image guided interventions with thin instruments is a quickly growing market, following a general trend towards less invasive procedures, the fit with GE Healthcare is clear:

“I clearly see the clinical need and fit with GE Healthcare”. 

Prof. Dr. Mathias Goyen, CMO, GE Healthcare EMEA

Beyond the clinical and technical match with GE Healthcare’s current portfolio, Medical Templates also convinced the sales team on the ground of the disruptive potential of its technology: 

“This is so disruptive, when you bring this to market, 
there will be no more competition“

Barnabas Nagy, Sales Specialist Interventional X-Ray, GE Healthcare

Medical Templates develops and commercializes The Cube Navigation System, a faster-than-free-hand navigation system for image guided interventions with thin instruments, such as biopsies, ablations, drainages, pain therapy, and more. The patented system consists of single-use, sterile instrument guides made intelligent by Medical Templates’ proprietary algorithms and the imaging power of the modality (CT, Cone-Beam, MR, …). Only having the mass-produced instrument guides as physical component, the system is extremely simple to deploy and scale globally. This, combined with a per-procedure, operation-budget-only business model that is priced on clinical value created, makes Medical Templates an attractive target to global players as a hyper-scalable business proposition. Once integrated with their modalities’ software, deploying it to the entire installation base is a single software-update. 

Medical Templates is looking forward to further explore this collaboration with GE Healthcare under the continued support of the HealthVentureLab Team.

For further information, please reach out to press@medicaltemplates.ch or call us at +41 43 508 85 94

Joining 2021 Reactor Programme by Health Venture Lab

Medical Templates has been selected to join the 2021 Reactor, a 3 months accelerator programme focussing on product-market fit, accelerate early adoption and go-to-market strategy. With our second product, the Access Cube, launching mid2021, gaining more market insights and learning from industry experts
is a great opportunity for us to refine our commercial strategy and connect with relevant partners.

With a focus on Digital Medical Imaging and supportedby GE Healthcare, the 2021 Reactor is highly relevant for Medical Templates and our goal to revolutionize CT-guided intervention with our smart navigation solution.

We are very much looking forward to working with the Health Venture Lab Team and all the experts and other teams who are part of the programme.

European Patent Granted

We recently received exciting news that our first European patent has been granted (01/21), covering the application process of our cube-based navigation system and thus giving an excellent protection of our IP. While we were hoping it would come at least in a golden frame and look a bit more impressive, it is of high importance and a crucial milestones for Medical Templates and our journey to commercialize our innovative idea and smart navigation solutions.

A second patent has been filed recently (03/21), covering the modifications made for the AccessCube – stay tuned…