Stealth needle

Reference number
Coordinator SAGA SURGICAL AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 998 000
Project duration June 2018 - October 2019
Status Completed
Venture Swelife and Medtech4Health- Project proposals to improve health
Call Förbättrad prevention, diagnos och behandling – Swelife och Medtech4health

Purpose and goal

The purpose of this project was to verify our new solution for safer diagnosis of prostate cancer. Vinnova´s grant aimed at taking the solution from TRL3 to TRL 6 including a human pilot pilot study. In the project, we also conducted a market survey.

Expected results and effects

The project has been very successful, and we are one step closer to CE marking and market introduction. During the pilot study, the patients and healthcare professionals experience of the solution was positive. The result of the study exceeded our goal.

Planned approach and implementation

The objectives for this project were realistic and feasible. We did underestimate the amount of time needed, especially the production time and availability of external manufacturers. Cooperation between the project partners worked really well and everyone has contributed. Final result exceeding our expectations. Vinnova has really helped us get through a critical phase.

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Last updated 25 January 2019

Reference number 2018-00187

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