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Implante totalmente mecánico para la incontinencia de hombres y mujeres

Resumen

Tipo:
Oferta Tecnológica
Referencia:
TOAT20170929001
Publicado:
10/10/2017
Caducidad:
10/10/2018
Resumen:
Una empresa austríaca del sector de dispositivos médicos ha desarrollado y obtenido la patente de un nuevo implante para la incontinencia destinado a hombres y mujeres. El sistema no necesita un control remoto fuera del cuerpo y, a diferencia de otros productos disponibles, evita el estrés mecánico en el uréter. Se trata de una solución totalmente mecánica sin componentes electrónicos ni baterías que permite controlar el flujo de orina. La empresa busca socios con el fin de establecer acuerdos de licencia, fabricación o comercialización con asistencia técnica.





Details

Tittle:
Patented hand-push incontinence implant for men and women
Summary:
An Austrian company in the field of medical products has developed and patented a novel implant against incontinence. The system does not require a remote control outside the body and is resepectively to standard products designed for men and women. The SME is looking for partners under license agreement, manufacturing agreement or commercial agreement with technical assistance.
Description:
World wide there are estimated 100-200 Mio. people who have an incontinence disease. The current technology to facilitate the incontinence problems are for male patients and the usage is hygienically bad.

The SME from Austria is a development and research company for medical products. One of their latest invention is an implant product against incontinence which is designed for women and men at incontinence level 2 or higher. It is a 100% mechanical solution without any electronics and is a patented hand-push-system to enable and disable the flow of urine. To open the flow a push button is activated lying just below the skin. So it is invisible and can be used in any body position. As a loop is tilted around the ureter, which is opened by pushing the button the urine flow is enabled. By pushing again, the loop is lifted and the urine flow is stopped.

The SME is willing to sell the whole intellectual property rights of the patented system and is looking for strategic industrial partners to successfully introduce this technology to the market and is open to discuss different kinds of partnerships. Cooperation sought can be in manufacturing, commercial agreement and license agreement to produce the product with technical assistance. Potential partners have to conduct clinical trials, CE marking and other prerequesites that are necessary for market introduction.
Advantages and Innovations:
Following advantages and innovations may be mentioned:
- 100% mechanical system, no electronics, no batteries
- push button below the skin, no remote control outside body required
- no mechanical stress to the ureter compared to other available products
- designed for women and men
- patented system
Stage of Development:
Available for demonstration
IPs:
Granted patent or patent application essential
CommeR Statunts Regarding IPR Status:
The US patent is approved and PCT application on the run.

Partner sought

Type and Role of Partner Sought:
The Austrian company is looking for partners mainly from the industry to form commercial, license or manufacturing agreements. It is envisaged that the partner´s role would be to manufacture and/or commercialise the product. The potential partner will receive the necessary technical assistance and documentation from the developer. Potential partners have to conduct clinical trials and carry out certification in accordance with medical product standards.

Client

Type and Size of Client:
Industry SME <= 10
Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation:
Si
Languages Spoken:
English
German

Keywords

Technology Keywords:
06001017 Cirugía
06001016 Fisiología
06001013 Tecnología médica / ingeniería biomédica