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Impella CardioSystems GmbH

Division of Abiomed Inc.
www.impella.com

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Forbion’s New Fund

Dutch venture capital firm, Forbion Capital Partners, has launched a new €92 milion ($116 million) life science fund to invest in 12 to 15 new companies. This is first close for the new fund called Forbion Capital Fund III, en route to a target of €150 to €200 million.

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Percutaneous Mitral Valve Therapy: The Next Decade

After more than a decade, the field of transcatheter mitral valve therapy is still in its infancy, yet it is surprisingly crowded. The first percutaneous mitral valve company was founded in 1999, the same year that the first transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) company was founded, but while TAVI is now on the market in Europe and in the US, the leading transcatheter mitral valve therapy has only just completed clinical trials.

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Abiomed: Heart Recovery, Not Replacement

David Lederman started Abiomed 25 years ago to develop an artificial heart, the AbioCor. While the AbioCor development continues, a new management team has broadened the company's focus. Where Abiomed once pioneered heart replacement, they now are breaking new ground in heart recovery. The challenge is whether, armed with new products and clinical data, the company can change physicians' treatment patterns for acute heart failure patients.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • Germany
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Abiomed Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Rolf Sammler, Managing Dir. & CEO
    Thorsten Siess, CTO
  • Contact Info
  • Impella CardioSystems GmbH
    Phone: (49) 4241963257
    Pauwelsstr. 19
    Aachen, 52074
    Germany
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