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Vestech develops new blood pump

Vestech has been engaged by a Perth based technology company to assist in development of their novel blood pumping device for both external and implanted applications. Vestech has brought together a team of cardiac surgeons, experienced cardiac device engineers as well as Vestech’s own internal team in order to bring this technology into clinical use. […]

Vestech developing new BPH treatment

Vestech has been assisting Prostacare P/L, the owners and developers of a novel treatment for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), in the development of their product including the IP strategy and working towards regulatory approval under CE Marking and through the FDA. Working with the German vendors and the Singaporean based clinical researchers, Vestech has been […]

3D printing of living cells collaboration

Vestech has been working with Inventia Life Sciences, a spin out from the UNSW, developing a world-first high precision 3D printer for living cells. In addition to working on clinical and surgical applications, Vestech assisted Inventia Life Sciences with their recent successful Accelerating Commercialisation Grant, administered through the Federal Department of Industry. Vestech’s work with […]

Vestech works with Headsafe

Vestech has been working with Headsafe, led by Dr Adrian Cohen, a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney to develop a practical, immediate and reliable means of assessing visual evoked potentials (VEPs) in a real world setting. Typically VEPs are measured in a lab and take some time, this new method takes two minutes […]

Vestech CEO appointed to Prostheses List Advisory Committee

Dr Greg Roger has been appointed to the Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) by the Minister of Health, the Hon Sussan Ley. As part of the government’s agenda to reform the cost of medical devices, the committee has been tasked with advising the government on additional changes to the prosthesis list. As a former board […]

ETO Launch & Driver Developments

Vestech, working with Cryptych P/L, Spinal Developments P/L and Sabre P/L has developed a sterile, single-use driver for the Precision screw. The driver, which securely grips the screw and releases it once inserted, without moving parts, is now available in a sterile single use pack allowing surgeons and hospitals greater flexibility in utilizing the Precision […]

Spine Society and MedTech Showcase

Vestech’s principal, Dr Greg Roger, recently attended the North American Spine Society’s 31st Annual Meeting in Boston, USA. In addition to understanding the latest developments in Spine Surgery presented at the conference, Vestech held meetings with a number of companies on behalf of Australian client companies. These meetings successfully progressed the technologies and opportunities being worked […]

Ethylene Oxide Sterilisation service now available at Sabre Medical

Vestech is working closely with Sabre Medical to validate Sabre’s ETO sterilization process for the Precision Screw developed by Cryptych. The validation process is scheduled for completion within a month. Sabre Medical’s efforts in bringing this service to the medical device community in Australia are to be commended.