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Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$6.82M

About KB Medical

KB Medical is a Swiss company focusing on design, development and commercialization of the AQrate Robotic Assistance System for assisting surgeons during spinal, neuro and orthopedic surgery. The AQrate technology and intellectual property will empower surgeons with precise, cost-effective robotic-assisted surgeries. The company's mission is to improve patients' outcome and quality of life as well as to reduce the received radiation by the operating room team during the surgery.

KB Medical Headquarter Location

Rue de Genève 88b

Lausanne, CH-1004,

Switzerland

+41 21 552 08 12

Latest KB Medical News

KB Medical acquired by Globus Medical

Aug 4, 2017

KB Medical acquired by Globus Medical 04.08.2017 14:41 Exit Robotics Globus Medical, a leading musculoskeletal solutions manufacturer, announced that the acquisition of KB Medical SA, a robotic developer based in Lausanne, closed during the second quarter of 2017. KB Medical offers a complete robotic assistance system, providing innovative and highly precise surgical solutions. “The acquisition of KB Medical demonstrates Globus Medical’s continued commitment and enthusiasm for the potential impact of robotic technology on surgery,” said Dave Demski, President, Emerging Technologies. “The addition of KB Medical will enable Globus Medical to accelerate, enhance and expand our product portfolio in Imaging, Navigation and Robotics. KB Medical’s experienced team of technology development professionals, its strong IP portfolio, and shared philosophy for robotic solutions in medicine strengthen Globus Medical’s position in this strategic area.” KB Medical, a spin-off from EPFL founded in 2012, has developed a unique technology platform to perform robotassisted surgery - it combines the reach for spine, the strength for orthopedic and the accuracy necessary for neurosurgery. The first product, the AQrate Robotic Assistance System for spinal surgery, has successfully completed clinical trial with spinal fusion surgery on 24 patients, is fully industrialized, received CE certification in June 2016. About Globus Medical, Inc. Globus Medical, Inc . is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, Pennsylvania, USA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders. In 2016 the company reported a revenue of $564.0 million. (SK)

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned KB Medical in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Feb 14, 2019.

Expert Collections containing KB Medical

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

KB Medical is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Robotics.

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Robotics

1,665 items

This collection includes startups developing autonomous ground robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotic arms, and underwater drones, among other robotic systems. This collection also includes companies developing operating systems and vision modules for robots.

M

Medical Devices

7,884 items

Companies developing medical devices (per the IMDRF's definition of "medical device"). Includes software, lab-developed tests (LDTs), and combination products. *Columns updated as regularly as possible.

H

Health IT

948 items

This collection includes public and private companies, as well as startups, that market software solutions to healthcare provider organizations.

D

Digital Health

11,293 items

Technologies, platforms, and systems that engage consumers for lifestyle, wellness, or health-related purposes; capture, store, or transmit health data; and/or support life science and clinical operations. (DiME, DTA, HealthXL, & NODE.Health)

KB Medical Patents

KB Medical has filed 41 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgical robots
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