We are honoured to be named among the top 100 start-up companies in Ireland. For more visit https://www.businesspost.ie/business/100-hot-start-ups-risks-rewards-drive-irelands-top-start-ups-426235
Our Start-up of the Week is Galway’s Kite Medical, which has created a novel device for detecting kidney reflux in children. John Kennedy “Kite Medical is a MedTech start-up with an experienced team developing a non-invasive, child-friendly solution for detecting kidney reflux to remove the need for complicated procedures and hospital visits,” explained Kite Medical CEO Joan FitzPatrick. The NUI Galway BioInnovate programme spin-out recently closed a €1.5m investment round. ‘The Kite device will ultimately be a wearable system that will be used to detect and monitor VUR in an outpatient setting’ – SARAH LOUGHNEY The round comprises a mix of private investment and [...]
Kite Medical has a number of job openings in R&D. If you are interested in joining a growing team that is developing innovative solutions please visit Kite Medical on LinkedIn and view jobs. https://www.linkedin.com/company/kite-medical/
Kite Medical will be attending the 29th Congress of the European Society for Peadiatric Urology. Please let us know if you are planning to attend.
Kite Medical is attending EAU in Copenhagen from the 16th to the 20th of March. Please contact us if you are planning on attending.
Kite Medical is delighted to announce that it has won a grant of $50,000 as awarded by the Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC). The PPDC recently announced their latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices for children. The Consortium chose six companies from among ten finalists to receive seed grants for up to $50,000. For more visit http://www.chop.edu/news/chop-based-pediatric-device-consortium-awards-6-new-seed-grants
Kite Medical are delighted to be selected as this years' winners of the ELEVATE pitch competition at HTVN in Boston, MA. CEO, Sarah Loughney, presented to a panel of healthtech professionals and secured first place, a prize to the value of $10,000. Kite Medical would like to thank all the organisers and supporters of the event. http://www.htvnc.com/blog/entrepreneurship/soaring-solutions-kite-medical-htvnc17-elevate-pitch-competition-winner/
Kite Medical have made the final of the prestigious National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) competition. The final 12 companies were selected from a record number of 98 well-qualified applications received from across the U.S. and internationally. The finals will be held at the 5th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium which takes place in San Jose, CA.
Kite Medical is delighted to announce its collaboration with the Translation Medical Device Lab and in particular Dr. Martin O' Halloran and Eoghan Dunne, Ph.D. Researcher. The Translational Medical Device Lab is focused on developing medical devices that have a tangible impact on patient care and support Ireland's indigeneous medtech industry. The Translational Medical Device Lab is located within University College Hospital Galway and is co-located with the HRB's Clinical Research Facility, giving the team access to both clinical expertise and patients. The Translational Medical Device Lab seeks to bridge the gap between industry and academia by adopting industry best-practice in [...]
This week we are looking forward to attending the leading medical technology investment forum in Europe, The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit in Dublin. Join our short presentation, which takes place Wednesday at 8.00am, during the Spotlight Session: "Ireland for Innovative Medical Technologies", hosted by Enterprise Ireland. Should you wish to get in touch with a member of the Kite Medical team at the summit please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you there.