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About Lymphatica

Lymphatica develops medical devices for the treatment of lymphatic diseases.Its first product is intended to bring an improvement in the quality of life for lymphedema patients. LymphoDrain, the first implantable artificial lymphatic vessels, is a medical device intended to recirculate lymph inside the patient body, re-establishing the physiological fluid equilibrium.

Lymphatica Headquarter Location

EPFL Innovation Park - Building E

Lausanne, 1015,


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Meet Lymphatica Medtech co-founder Marco Pisano and find out how he improves the lives of people with lymphatic diseases

Jul 27, 2021

News Meet Lymphatica Medtech co-founder Marco Pisano and find out how he improves the lives of people with lymphatic diseases 27.07.2021 07:05, Isabelle Mitchell Marco Pisano co-founded Lymphatica Medtech, a Venture Leader Medtech that develops medical devices to treat lymphedema—chronic swelling of arms and legs that often arises as a side effect of cancer treatments and affects more than 10 million people in Europe and the US alone. Lymphatica’s LymphoDrain™ is the world’s first active implantable bypass for chronic lymphedema treatment and allows automated lymph drainage for millions of lymphedema patients worldwide. Find out more about Marco’s expectations for the Venture Leaders Medtech experience, and get some insight into what he is most proud of. To boost the innovative power of the Swiss medtech industry, medtech startups now have their own Venture Leaders roadshow to Boston, one of the world’s major life sciences hubs and the ideal springboard for ambitious startups on their way to global expansion. Our profile series features the 10  Venture Leaders Medtech 2021 , and we will introduce you to the inaugural graduates of the program. To learn more about the startups, we asked each entrepreneur to complete a short profile and choose at least six questions from a questionnaire about their personal and professional life. Name: Marco Pisano Your job title: Co-founder and CEO of Lymphatica Medtech Number of employees: 7 “The worldwide first implantable active lymphatic bypass for lymphedema treatment” How and where did you come up with the idea for your startup? It started with meeting one lymphedema patient in 2014 and continued with a coffee between the two engineers, COO Valentine Triacca and I, who became Lymphatica co-founders. What do you expect from the Venture Leaders program, and how will it help you achieve your vision? Venture Leaders Medtech will be a unique opportunity to explore development and funding opportunities in the US to create important connections with other Venture Leader companies. What is your favorite movie? Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino. It’s a great mix of anecdotes, unforgettable dialogues, action, and the right amount of splatter scenes to create a unique cult movie. What is always in your fridge? Beers and milk (for my son and me, but I won’t tell you who drinks what)! What are you most proud of? My son Enzo and my daughter Elisa: They make me yell and laugh in a crazy mix of joy and challenges, of which I’m incredibly proud. Where and when are you most productive? In the office, when the deadline is inexorably approaching. How and where do you clear your mind? Going for a walk or a run on the lakeshore. What is the most rewarding aspect of being a founder? Looking at the team, celebrating the reaching of milestones as a family. Last but not least, could you show us your workspace? For more information and updates on Lymphatica Medtech and the  Venture Leaders Medtech , follow the Venture Leaders Medtech 2021 team with  #VleadersMedtech  on social media or subscribe to our  newsletter . Venture Leaders Medtech 2021 is organized by Venturelab and supported by EPF Lausanne, ETH Zurich, Hansjörg Wyss, Kellerhals Carrard, Paul Scherrer Institut, Swissnex Boston, University Zurich, Canton of Vaud, and Canton of Zurich. Lymphatica Medtech SA: Revolution in lymphedema therapy Lymphatica is a medical device development company that has designed and patented the first implantable system for chronic lymphedema treatment, which will improve the quality of life of millions of p... Read more Additional Links

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