3M is a science-based company that produces innovative products. Its products range from healthcare, including dental materials, to highway safety and office products. The company’s success lies in its ability to offer technologies as per the customers’ needs. The company manages its operations through five business segments: industrial, safety and graphics, electronics and energy, healthcare, and consumer.
Danaher, a diversified technology company, designs, manufactures, and markets medical, professional, industrial, and commercial products and services. The company offers products and services in over 60 countries worldwide, serving a wide range of customers.
Dentsply Sirona is a dental equipment and consumables manufacturer. The company designs, manufactures, and sells different dental and oral health products, as well as consumable healthcare products, especially for the professional dental market worldwide.
Henry Schein is the provider of health care products and services related to dental health be it practitioners or laboratories, animal health, medical practitioners, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites worldwide. It operates through three segments, dental, animal health and medical.
Patterson Companies distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the US, the UK, and Canada. The company’s dental supply segment offers dental products, including consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, orthodontic appliances, sterilization products, surgical equipment, basic and advanced technology dental equipment, and patient education systems.
ExOne;With decades of manufacturing experience and significant investment in research and product development, ExOne has pioneered the evolution of nontraditional manufacturing. This investment has yielded a new generation of rapid production technology in the field of additive manufacturing as well as advanced micromachining processes.;127 Industry Boulevard North Huntingdon; PA 15642 USA;15642
Materialise is a Belgian based company active as one of the pioneers and market leaders in the area of Additive Manufacturing -also called 3D Printing- which is a three-dimensional printing technique that starts from CAD- or scan images and results in three-dimensional objects manufactured in a wide range of plastics, stainless steel, titanium and a growing range of other materials. The manufacturing or printing process is usually layer upon layer, as opposed to the traditional subtractive manufacturing methodologies which are based on removal of material. The company is active in very diverse fields encompassing a broad range of different applications, ranging from a multitude of software suites to drive 3D-printers, to medical applications and additive manufacturing based production services.
OnDeck is the technology powered Main Street lender that has fundamentally changed how small businesses access capital. OnDeck’s innovative technology platform leverages electronic information including online banking and merchant processing data to identify the creditworthiness of small businesses in minutes, while traditional lenders typically take days or even weeks.
Optotune GmbH Switzerland
Inexpensive, scalable, precisely focus tunable lenses based on electro active polymer actuators. When hard glass and plastic components reach their limits, elastic polymer-based materials might be your solution! As a pioneer in adaptive optics, Optotune offers a range of tunable optical devices that help you develop products with novel key features. Our experts support you in adding versatility, compactness and fast response to your optical systems.
Autoclaves, and sterilization equipment for the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, bio-technology, and surgical markets. Ultrasonic cleaning systems.
Adaptix Ltd United Kingdom
Based at Harwell Oxford, the UK’s premier Science Campus, Adaptix is using space heritage technology to disrupt the existing $5bn equipment market for planar X-ray equipment. Based on the market for DR Detectors, the current Total Addressable Market (‘TAM’) would be $2.6bn but if – like ultrasound – portability grows the market, it could be significantly greater.;If, as in dentistry, every polyclinic or doctor’s surgery could have its own X-ray capability then the market size would be greater still.
Biolase, Inc. USA
Biolase, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL) is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, markets, and sells laser systems in dentistry and medicine and also markets, sells, and distributes dental imaging equipment, including CAD/CAM scanners. BIOLASE’s products are focused on better enabling clinicians to repair and restore patient’s dental conditions while reducing the pain, fear, and anxiety generally associated with dentistry. BIOLASE is committed to elevating the standard of care in dentistry, while enabling clinicians to achieve better business returns.
MedicAnimal.com United Kingdom
MedicAnimal was founded in October 2007 by Ivan Retzignac and Andrew Bucher. Prior to MedicAnimal, Andrew spent 6 years as a practising veterinary surgeon in the UK and Australia and Ivan worked for Goldman Sachs in London. The company has now grown to 150 employees and is based in North London. In 2011 they were featured in the Red Herring Top 100 companies in Europe and earlier this year they were listed as one of the top 50 fastest growing digital companies in the GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards.
Planmeca Oy Finland
Planmeca, established in 1971, is a Finnish manufacturer of high-tech dental team, 3D digital imaging devices and software.
Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market a complete portfolio of products for joint reconstruction (knee & hip replacement products), bone and skeletal repair, sports medicine, spine, and dental reconstruction. For nearly a century we have been dedicated to restoring mobility, alleviating joint pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.
Since its formation in 2005, Biom’Up has been developing medical device based on patent protected biopolymers. Using this experience, Biom’Up has created innovative and clinically proven products that cover many different surgical specialties – orthopaedics, spinal, cardiac, general and maxillo-facial and dental. Biom’Up is committed to the design and development of novel high-performing solutions that make life easier for surgeons and better for patients.
Convergent Dental, Inc., is a privately managed dental equipment and technology company and is the developer of Solea?, the world’s first computer-aided, CO2 laser system to ever be cleared by the FDA for both hard and soft tissue indications. Solea cuts significantly quieter, finer and faster than any other laser-based system in dentistry. Solea’s speed and precision is a result of patented technologies and computer system controls that are unique to Convergent Dental, Inc.
E2V TECHNOLOGIES PLC
e2v is a global manufacturer with its headquarters in England, that designs, develops and manufactures technology systems and components. The company was previously known as English Electric Valve Company and for a short time Marconi Applied technologies.
CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO; Monmouth Junction, NJ) is a publicly-traded, critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses. With its flagship product, CytoSorb®, approved in the European Union and distributed in 32 countries worldwide, CytoSorbents is committed to helping save the lives and improve the outcomes of critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world. CytoSorbents’ blood purification technology is based on biocompatible, highly porous polymer beads that can actively remove toxic substances from blood and other bodily fluids by pore capture and surface adsorption. Each polymer bead, approximately the size of a grain of salt, contains millions of pores and channels that can be modified to remove substances as small as drugs, to substances as large as antibodies from blood. These beads are synthesized at CytoSorbents’ ISO 13485 certified manufacturing facility in New Jersey. The technology is protected by 32 issued U.S. patents and multiple patent applications pending.
Sells a dissolving nasal implant that releases steroids to treat patients with chronic sinusitis. The product was originally designed on the back of a napkin by inventor Don Eaton. Company holds 23 U.S. patents, 80 more are pending worldwide. Backed by $104 million in venture and debt funding from Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, U.S. Venture Partners and others.
Galapagos is specialized in the discovery and early development of small molecule and antibody therapies with novel modes-of-action. The Company is progressing one of the largest pipelines in biotech: four programs in development and over 30 discovery programs. BioFocus, Argenta, and Fidelta the drug discovery service operations of Galapagos, lead the premium segment of the fee-for-service industry and make a substantial cash contribution to the Group.
Young Innovations develops, manufactures and markets supplies and equipment used by dentists, dental hygienists, dental sssistants and consumers. The Company’s consumables product offering includes disposable and metal prophy angles, prophy cups and brushes, dental micro-applicators, moisture control products, infection control products, dental handpieces (drills) and related components, endodontic systems, orthodontic toothbrushes, flavored examination gloves, children’s toothbrushes, and children’s toothpastes. In addition, the Company offers a line of diagnostic products that includes panoramic X-ray machines and related supplies. The Company believes it is a leading U.S. manufacturer or distributor of prophy angles and cups, liquid surface disinfectants, dental micro-applicators and obturation units designed for warm, vertical condensation.
Medicim is active in the field of medical image computing. The company develops innovative solutions based on medical imaging to support diagnosis, therapy and surgery. Interaction with image data is the core of our software products. Target applications include 3D image-based planning software for oral implant surgery and maxillo-facial surgery, and augmented intra-operative visualisation systems. In 2008, Medicim was acquired by Nobel Biocare.
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.
Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (Sirona) was a global dental equipment manufacturer, and the world’s largest dental equipment provider, which used to be part of Siemens. It became an independent company in 1997. The company is headquartered in Long Island City, New York. So far, it has facilities in over 17 countries and serves over 100 countries and districts. In 2011, the company was ranked at 27th in the list of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes. The company built the world’s first dental X-ray unit, REKORD. In 2013, the company was awarded the Top Employer Award for Germany, Austria and Engineer in 2013. Its subsidiary in China, Sirona China, was given Top Employer China 2014. In 2014, it won the Good Design Award (Chicago) 2013 for its excellence design of two products. SEE: Composite Tray Set Up
Kuros Biosurgery was founded in March 2002 as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute, ETHZ, and University of Zurich. The company is focused on developing novel therapies for biosurgery, tissue repair and regeneration. The three main development projects in bone augmentation as well as bone and skin regeneration are in late preclinical stages. The company was able to close collaboration agreements with Baxter Healthcare for the further development of products in the regeneration of bone and skin, and with Straumann in the field of dental applications.
Icometrix provides clinicians with standardized measurements on their patients’ brain MRI scans to improve personalized care of people with a neurological disorder.;icometrix was founded in 2011 by Dirk Loeckx & Wim Van Hecke as a spin-off of the universities and university hospitals of Leuven and Antwerp. Today, icometrix has grown to a team of over 25 people and is internationally active, with headquarters in Leuven and an office in Boston. SEE: How Are Dental Instruments Sterilized
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
As a global medical technology company, focused on addressing disorders of the spine, we strive to fulfill our purpose of ‘improving lives by delivering advancements in spinal fusion technologies’. We are dedicated to the design, development, launch and promotion of spinal fusion products, with one of our core objectives being, to help patients ‘live better’. We seek to accomplish this by working with spine surgeons to design and develop products and systems that address the entire spinal fusion procedure in the most effective and efficient way possible. Our product designs and platforms provide innovation through a focus on simplifying procedures for the surgeon with the ultimate objective of improving patient outcomes.
PerioSystem is a dental management software integrating 4 important technological innovations. Combining our features as voice recognition, facial recognition & augmented reality allows doctors to be more efficient & productive. Motion recognition preserves the asepsie & limit cross-infection, caused by the use of computer equipment. The automation of the daily administrative tasks is an easy way to control all the constraints of dental clinics.
LUXeXceL Group, Inventor of Printoptical Technology, develops, manufactures and markets optical solutions for the global LED lighting industry, by a novel and patented digital printing, optical and lighting technology, a fundamental innovation in the Additive Manufacturing of optics. The company is at the forefront of research and development of environmentally friendly, easier and less costly solutions and act as a game changer for traditional optical products and production methods. The optical devices are engineered to enhance light and light distribution, to improve and ease the performance, design and manufacturing of LED lighting optics, and to create new product, marketing, and media possibilities. Focus is on the design, short term prototyping and manufacturing of LED lighting optics. LUXeXceL leads the “digitization of optics”, and offers OEM lighting manufacturers and Optics Specialists significant cost reductions and time savings through adopting their one step “CAD-to-Optic” process. SEE: Dental Instruments Names and Functions