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Smb 27032014 lieuwke de jong + mark vrancken peters mellon


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Smb 27032014 lieuwke de jong + mark vrancken peters mellon

  1. 1. 1   Science  Meets  Business  27  March  2014     ‘Versnelling  Innova/e  @  Novio  Tech  Campus’  
  2. 2. 2   Mellon  Team  Members   Lieuwke  de  Jong   Mark  Vrancken  Peeters   •  Lieuwke  de  Jong  (CEO)  has  a  diverse  internaAonal  background.  He   gained  broad  hands-­‐on  strategic  and  financial  experience  in  the  Oil   &  Gas,  Consultancy  and  AviaAon  industry   •  Dr.  Mark  Vrancken  Peeters  (CMO)  is  a  vascular  surgeon  gone   entrepreneur  and  is  the  mastermind  behind  the  one-­‐hand  sAtching   concept  
  3. 3. 3   Smart  Suturing   fast  and  with  great  precision   Vision   Surgical   procedures   can   be   simplified   by   creaAng   the   right   innovaAve  tool     Mission   Our  aim  is  to  provide  peace  of  mind  in  the  operaAng  theatre     What   Mellon  is  developing  a  technology  in  the  field  of  suturing,  allowing   the  surgeon  to  suture  with  one  hand     How   The  difficult  task  of  suturing  is  reduced  to  one  simple  movement:   pinching  of  double-­‐acAon  buXons  
  4. 4. 4   Forceps Castroviego Sorry honey, I can't pick up the phone, my hands are tied! Suturing  explained  
  5. 5. 5   The  easy-­‐SAtch  targets  to  reduce  overall  opera5on-­‐5me   One-­‐hand  sAtching  is  expected  to  provide  stability  as  rotaAon  of   the  wrist  is  no  longer  needed  for  comfortable  suturing.  Stability  is   expected  to  improve  precision  and  therefore  quality  of  suturing   Speed   Stability   Less  assistance  is  needed  and  the  free  hand  can  guide  the  suture   string  or  handle  the  Assue   Less   assistance  
  6. 6. 6   Page  le:  blank  inten5onally   A  number  of  slides  was  removed  due  to  their  confidenAal  nature  
  7. 7. 7   Competitor’s devices generally have one specific application whereas the our device covers a wide range of surgical procedures Linear stapler Multiple manufacturers One-click mechanism limits the ability to make a custom-made anastomosis ByFix HDH Medical Suture-less vascular anastomotic device. Can only be used in aortic repair surgery Endostitch Covidien Can only be operated with two hands handling the buttons and levers. Can only be used in laparoscopic procedures Fascia closure device SuturTek Circular design has handling and visibility limitations Can only be used for closure of the abdominal wall after laparotomy Capio Open Access Boston Scientific Specifically designed for pelvic floor reconstruction Maniceps Atom Vet's Medical Is not reloadable. Hard to manoeuvre due to limited ergonomics Other  players  in  the  market  
  8. 8. 8   Novio  Tech  Campus   Mellon  has  three  investors:                    
  9. 9. 9   Thank  you   hXp://     Find  us  on: