With less than three weeks away from the RSNA annual meeting, the ten French companies that are part of our delegation this year are gearing up to exhibit among 55,00 attendees among 140 countries across the globe in McCormick Place in Chicago. The French delegation will represent France with their cutting edge technologies in the radiology industry. Read more about their technologies below and how these companies can impact the radiology and medical industry. Don’t forget to stop by their respective booths to meet the delegation! DMS Imaging DMS Imaging is a high-tech French company specialized in medical imaging diagnostics. With over 30 years of experience, the brands that make up DMS Imaging: Apelem , DMS , AXS Medical and Medilink offer a complete range of innovative solutions in radiology, bone densitometry, stereo-radiography and posturology, all of which are adapted to the demands of the global marketplace. Our network of distributors in 140 countries across the globe contribute to the international dimension of our products’ quality. NGI With over 1,200 private and public, mono and multi-site customers, NGI is the French leader in support dedicated to radiology groups and imaging centers. As a developer/publisher, distributor and integrator, NGI is the only group in France that offers a fully-integrated one stop solution: - Radiography System - Women’s imaging - Ultrasound - Dental Imaging - RIS (Radiologic Information System) - PACS (Picture Archiving & Communication System) - Diagnostic - Transmission (patient booklet printout, web distribution, etc.) Fiber Metrix Fibermetrix propose innovative solutions for real-time dose monitoring of ionizing radiations within the medical field. Based on fundamental research, its first patented sensor provides automatic feedback of patient dose (including two major dose indicators : CTDI and DLP) to increase radiation awareness during a computed tomography (CT) exam. Already used for research purposes, this optical fiber sensor, full integrated in the CT patient couch, will be available during 2017 Nicesoft Nicesoft has been developing innovative and creative solutions for Medical Imaging professionals since 1998, combining cloud computing technology and a high specialization in Nuclear Medicine. The complementary and fully-integrated range of products is composed entirely of zero footprint web-based solutions: - Venus RIS - Venus Explorer - Venus Archive - Venus Share Oscadi Oscadi is proud to present you his connected ultrasound: Oscult - The ultimate diagnosis tool. OSCULT is a handheld ultrasound imaging device interfaced with the Apple iPad. Its smart design, intuitive interface and exclusive new features will definitely change health professionals everyday diagnosis. With OSCULT, you are always connected and you can at any time collaborate with a specialist that will help your diagnosis. The network capabilities of OSCULT also allow you to securely save your images and patient data on the cloud. Schiller Medical SCHILLER Medical is a Swiss, Family owned company build in 1974. Designing, manufacturing and distributing high-end medical electronics. Worldwide expert in cardiopulmonary diagnostic systems, rescue devices, it is also a leading company in MRI compatible vital sign monitoring since 1980. Sonoscanner Sonoscanner presents at RSNA 2016 its new ultrasound scanner : U-Lite™. U-Lite (www.uliteit.com) is the new generation of Ultrasound scanner. High-end image features on hand-held device, now FDA Approved. Its subsidiary, Sonoscanner US LLC is in charge of U-Lite™ commercial development in the US MammoRisk MammoRisk is an innovative software tool for assessing breast cancer risk. It provides clinical decision support to establish personalized screening plans. MammoRisk was developed in collaboration with Gustave Roussy, the biggest comprehensive Cancer Center in Europe, and the Breast Cancer Screening Consortium (BCSC) in US. MammoRisk is a product of Statlife, an innovative company specializing in statistics and data miningapplied to Predictive and Preventive Personalized Participative (4P Medicine). Medsquare Medsquare provides innovative solutions for the medical imaging environment. Our solutions (burning, printing, archiving, secured web image distribution) are currently being used in most of the university hospitals and private clinics in France and around the world. Medsquare is also a leading player in the DACS (Dose Archiving & Communication System) market. Our Radiation Dose Monitor – RDM – is a multi-modality software solution that helps healthcare organizations optimize radiation dose and clinical practices. In 2016, all DACS public tenders were awarded to Medsquare. Toutenkamion Toutenkamion is a specialized coachbuilder supplying a wide range of customers active in a variety of fields. It specializes in creation of units for medical support, mobile medical units on light or heavy trucks, trailers or semi-trailers for blood donation, digital mammography, audiology, ophthalmology, surgery, dentistry, polyclinics, dispensaries… Each mobile unit, with or without extension, is designed specifically. Design, manufacturing and interior layout are entirely and exclusively carried out in toutenkamion workshops. The company has delivered highly complex units to over thirty countries, mostly in Europe, Asia, Africa and Far East.
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Alize RP is a multilingual PR agency (French, English, German and Spanish) specialized in Innovation with 4 domains of expertise: Biotech / Medtech; Healthcare / Cosmetics; Cleantech; and FinTech / Digital. Alize PR represents innovative businesses (start-ups, high-growth companies, pre- and post-exit phases) and private or listed companies in emerging markets, as well as industry bodies and state-owned organisms. We offer a wide range of services including : global communications campaigns ; digital campaigns; media relations in France, Europe and the US; press document development; crisis communication strategy; events ; and Graphic Design. We are not just experts in PR – we are also experts in a specific sector: Innovation. Our sharp focus means that we know all the key media, institutional and industry players & stakeholders in this specific market. Based on our in-depth market & segment knowledge, we are able to offer a tailor-made solution to each of our clients.
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Visit the BIO International Convention returns to the birthplace of biotech, San Francisco, California for 2016! And meet the French exhibitors at the Pavilion France ( list below) 2,500 business leaders - 15,000 participants from 69 countries . The Bay Area region continues to grow and advance biomedical innovation while continuing to offer programs and services to support new medical advances. The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts over 15,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. This event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy. For this event, Business France will gather under a French Pavilion more than a hundred companies, which for most of them are part of the major French competitiveness clusters of the biotech industry. Contact Business France*: Alexandre TE, Project Manager – Biotechnology and Healthcare - email@example.com Official website: http://www.convention.bio.org/2016/ French companies in the medical sector : http://www.youbuyfrance.com/ae/companies.aspx?k=&z=&c=&ca=2&sca=77 * 2015 , UBIFRANCE and INVEST IN FRANCE AGENCY join forces to create BUSINESS FRANCE French companies on youbuyfrance.com involved in this event BIO 2016: ATLANTIC BONE SCREEN GLOBAL CARE Inititative INSTITUT PASTEUR Invest in Toulouse IRIS PHARMA LILLE EURASANTE NICOX SA POIETIS TOULOUSE TECH TRANSFER
The 12 companies of the French Pavilion are gearing up to exhibit at the center of a 650+ exhibitors show expected to welcome 29,000 healthcare professionals from 131 countries. Once again, our delegation will present French cutting edge technologies in the radiology industry at McCormick Place in Chicago. Read more about our companies’ technologies below and how these companies can impact the radiology and medical industry. Don’t forget to stop by their respective booths to meet the people behind the technology! Fogale Nanotechnologie ( http://www.fogale.fr/pages/index.php ) Booth #2652 Fogale is a reference in the field of high accuracy dimensional metrology based upon optical, capacitive, inductive and ultrasound technologies. Anti-collision and location system increases patient safety and surgery efficiency. The concept is based on high performance sensors and allows real-time, non-contact 3D Detection, location and imaging of the patient. Global Imaging ( http://www.global-imaging.net/ ) Booth #3052 Global Imaging On Line is a French leader in healthcare information systems dedicated to diagnostic imaging. We provide integrated turnkey solutions including RIS, PACS, diagnostics workstations, teleradiology, and oncology follow-up.Since it’s very beginning Global Imaging On Line followed the vision of empowering healthcare through web-based technologies. Our goal is to improve healthcare and maximize patient benefit through the innovative use of technology.The company designs, develops, distributes, delivers and supports web-based software solutions for image and information management. Among its large customer base are radiology practices, multi-site radiology groups, private clinics and public hospitals alike. Median ( http://www.mediantechnologies.com/ ) Booth #2752 MEDIAN Technologies develops advanced medical imaging software solutions and provides imaging services for screening, diagnosing and monitoring cancer patients in both routine clinical practice and clinical trials. MEDIAN Lesion Management Solutions -LMS – is a comprehensive portfolio of clinical applications for the quantification, management and follow-up of cancerous or other suspicious lesions diagnosed in medical images. LMS enables to quantify response to therapy in oncology imaging. Medsquare ( http://www.medsquare.com/en/ ) Booth #2952 Medsquare is a French company based in Paris. We develop innovative solutions for medical imaging environment. Our solutions (burning, printing, archiving, secured web image distribution through the internet,etc.) are used in more than 450 university hospitals and private clinics in France and more than 2000 around the world. We are a key partner of the world’s leading radiology equipment manufacturers. These manufacturers offer our peripheral devices and software to their customers bundled with the sale of their DICOM modalities (CT, MR, XA, etc. With our patient dose management system, Radiation Dose Monitor (RDM), Medsquare is also a leading player in the DACS (Dose Archiving and Communication System) market. RDM enables healthcare institutions to collect, control and analyze radiation doses delivered to patients during medical imaging exams. It helps improve practices and optimize doses. Nicesoft ( http://www.nicesoft.fr/fr/ ) Booth #2553 Since 1998, NICESOFT has been developing innovative and creative solutions for Medical Imaging professionals, combining cloud computing technology and a high specialization in Nuclear Medicine. The complementary and fully-integrated range of products is composed entirely of zero footprint web-based solutions: - Venus RIS is a Radiology Information System with specific Nuclear Medicine modules (hot lab management). It also includes online appointments registration for patients. - Venus Explorer is a DICOM viewer with all standard processing and visualization features. - Venus Archive is a PACS. Store all your medical data and access it from anywhere. - Venus Share is a web portal that enables referring physicians and/or patients to access their medical records through a secured HTTPS connection. Oscadi ( http://www.oscadi.com/ ) Booth #2753 OSCADI is proud to present you his iPad connected ultrasound: Oscult - The ultimate diagnosis tool. OSCULT is a handheld ultrasound imaging device interfaced with the Apple iPad. Its smart design, intuitive interface and exclusive new features will definitely change health professionals everyday diagnosis. The lightness and convenience of OSCULT allow you to use it wherever, in medical or non-medical environment. OSCULT delivers real time images that you are able to easily and quickly share and comment with your colleagues all around the world. With OSCULT, you are always connected and you can at any time collaborate with specialist that will help your diagnosis. The network capabilities of OSCULT, allow you to securely save your images and patient data on the cloud. Schiller Médical ( http://www.schiller.fr/ ) Booth #2953 Suisse Family owned Company, expert in cardiopulmonary diagnosis systems and rescue devices leading company in the MRI patient monitoring since 1980. Softway Médical ( http://www.softwaymedical.fr/ ) Booth #2853 Softway Medical is a French private-held company. It delivers a field-proven software along with tailored services to help care providers improve Quality of care and Patient safety. Today, 1 200 radiology practices and 550 French private and public hospitals run their administrative and clinical strategic processes on our software platforms. Most of them are hosted on our private cloud. Sonoscanner ( http://www.sonoscanner.fr/en/ ) Booth #2852 Sonoscanner presents its new ultrasound scanner series: Orcheo. From the portable Orcheo Lite to the high end Orcheo Xp, it will offer the state-of-the-art performance in all ultrasound modes. All digital,Windows environment, special 3D processing and 4D capability are some of the features of this platform. Epidemio 3D / Statlife ( http://www.epidemio3d.com/ ) Booth #3053 Statlife was founded in 2004 as a spin-off from the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France). The head office is located in the Gustave Roussy labs (Villejuif-Paris, France) and a subsidiary has been created in US (Epidemio 3D). The company mission is to develop software tools involving medical imaging markers to predict individual risks to prevent life-threatening diseases. The first product developed by Statlife is focusing on breast cancer risk assessment. Theraclion ( http://www.theraclion.fr/ ) Booth #2653 Theraclion is a French company specializing in high-tech medical equipment using therapeutic ultrasound. Drawing on leading-edge technologies, Theraclion has designed and manufactured an innovative solution for echotherapy, the Echopulse®, allowing non-invasive tumor treatment through ultrasound-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound. Theraclion is ISO 13485 certified and has received the CE mark for non-invasive ablation of breast fibroadenomas and thyroid nodules. Based in Malakoff, near Paris, France Theraclion has brought together a team of 30 people, 53 percent of whom are dedicated to R&D and clinical trials. Toutenkamion ( http://www.toutenkamion.com/Home.html ) Booth #2552 toutenkamion is a specialized coachbuilder supplying a wide range of customers active in a variety of fields. It specializes in creation of units for medical support, mobile medical units on light or heavy trucks, trailers or semi-trailers for blood donation, digital mammography, audiology, ophthalmology, surgery, dentistry, polyclinics, dispensaries… Each mobile unit, with or without extension, is designed specifically. Design, manufacturing and interior layout are entirely and exclusively carried out in toutenkamion workshops. The company has delivered highly complex units to over thirty countries, mostly in Europe, Asia, Africa and Far East.
Business France was at the world’s largest BIO event in Philadelphia this year and was once again showcasing the French know-how in the sector of biotechnology , continuing to assert its position among the group of major industry players worldwide. Nearly 75 companies and 35 partners (non- profit organizations ,research institutes, universities and clusters ..) were on the national pavilion. This important mobilization demonstrated how the issue of this industry remains important in France. The sector is posting impressive results in recent years particularly the debut of Celletcis and DBV Technologies in the NASDAQ stock exchange. Additionally, the massive growth of the following companies have attracted substantial amount of foreign investors, such as the case of Adocia, 32M € (January 2015) of Erytech Pharma € 30M (November 2014), GENFIT: € 50M (June 2014) and € 21 million (December 2014) and Hybrigenics: € 4.6M (November 2014). These figures confirm that French companies are positioning themselves competitively in the global market. In 2014, 706 million € was raised by French companies in this sector, representing a growth of + 28% compared to 2013. The competitive clusters and some regional clusters were once again be the core of this event by bringing their companies, all under the umbrella of the French Pavilion and Business France (of which WSGR – Wilson Sonsino Goodrich & Rosati – and SERVIER Laboratories are the sponsors of the French pavilion). Created in 2005, the clusters are responsible for collecting and supporting the main players in their region to enable their businesses expand globally and foster research partnerships and technology development. Seven clusters, all present on BIO 2015 revolve around specific areas and have established relationships with many foreign scientific partners in recent years: BIOVALLEY Alsace - Strasbourg: www.alsace-biovalley.com French ATLANTIC biotherapy - Nantes & Angers www.atlanpolebiotherapies.com Biohealth CANCER - Toulouse & Limoges: www.cancerbiosante.fr EUROBIOMED - Nice & Marseille & Montpellier in South of France: www.eurobiomed.org LYONBIOPÔLE - Lyon and Grenoble in Rhône-Alpes: www.lyonbiopole.org MEDICEN REGION PARIS - Paris: www.medicen.org HEALTHCARE NUTRITION Lightfastness CLUSTER - Lille: www.pole-nsl.org France also has regional clusters such as Biopôle Limagne Clermont in the Auvergne region, or Capbiotek in Brittany, specializes in marine biotechnology and focuses a large number of biotech companies. Regarding the current 446 biotechnology companies in France, there’s a total turnover of 278 million euros in 2013, an increase from the 251 million euros from the year prior. In 2013, 55 new companies (+12% from 2012) were created. For 2 years, France has placed innovation at the heart of its economic and industrial policy in the framework of the plan "Better to heal." Implementation of the new government in 2013, it aims to support the creation of innovative companies and research through an enabling environment and policy support strong: - Strong University research policies and the principle of future investments - A structured ecosystem (competitiveness cluster, IHU (University Institute Hospitalo-) SATT (Technology Transfer Acceleration Companies), PRES (Pole of research and teaching) - A high-level research: Institut Pasteur Genopole, CNRS, CEA, Inserm ... - Favorable tax environment: status JEI (young innovative entrepreneurs), Research Tax Credit All these measures have enabled France to file 13,000 patents in 2014 and to strengthen its positions in Europe. As for the US market, the 2015 France Pavilion will once again be an opportunity for the French biotech actors to continue the offensive. Watch the following videos to discover some of them during the showcase : - Medicen Paris Region - Iris Pharma - Median Technologies
The biotechnology sector, a field of excellence in Paris Region, was represented on the French booth by organizations world-renowned and innovative companies come to show their skills, build partnerships and initiate new developments technology and business. In this context, the cluster Medicen Paris Region accompanied 10 SMEs members from the Paris Region area : 4Clinics, Ariana Pharma, Axenis, Cellvax, Equal Estro, Metabrain Research Nutrivercell, O4CP, Oncodesign and Texcell.
These companies were fully satisfied with the support offered by Medicen, evidenced by the feedback left. The company Nutrivercell for instance, was "satisfied for the organization and the booth." O4CP, Equal Estro, Ariana Pharma, Nutrivercell and Cellvax felt very satisfy with Medicen financial support. Regarding Medicen accompaniment before and during the event, O4CP, Equal Estro, Nutrivercell and Cellvax were very positive.
Mehdi Chelbi, Business Development Manager of the company 4Clinics showed his contentment : " I would like to thank Medicen Paris Region for the very good organization and excellent visibility offered to our society on this BIO International Convention, through financial, logistical and marketing help. The accompaniment, events and animation of the cluster’s team also allowed networking and business opportunities that we would never have had without this support. "
Medicen Paris Region has also announced the result of the international call for projects created with BioMaryland Center for the development of an international project involving an American and a French companies with complementary technologies.
Opticul Diagnostics of Rockville, Md. and Diafir of Rennes, France have been selected as the first two participants of a partnership that was created at BIO International 2012 to promote collaboration on products to improve and speed diagnoses and patient care.
To read the press release, click here http://www.medicen.org/sites/default/files/uploads/biomaryland_medicen_press_release_6252014.pdf
To watch the video of the announcement, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i73w5vcjtns&list=UUZLIt722xmGPXAqTafNnM3w
UBIFRANCE was at the world’s largest BIO event in San Diego this year on June 23rd-26th to showcase dynamic French biotechnology. The French Pavilion included 85 companies and 25 partners (non- profit organizations , research institutes, universities and clusters ..).
The seven competitiveness clusters and some regional clusters were the engine of this event by bringing their businesses, all under the umbrella of the government and UBIFRANCE. Created in 2005, the clusters are responsible for collecting and supporting the main players in their area to enable the business world and develop research partnerships and technology development.
Meet five of these clusters below:
- BioSante CANCER - Toulouse and Limoges: Cancer: Prevention , Diagnosis , Treatment, Telemedicine - www.cancerbiosante.fr
- CAP BIO T EK - Renens & Cesson-Sevigne: Green technologies, marine biotechnologies, agri-biotechnologies - www.capbiotek.fr/index.php/en
- EUROBIOMED - Marseille & Nice & Montpellier in South of France : Infectious , tropical diseases and emery rare and orphan diseases, medical devices and diagnostics , immunology , neurological diseases - www.eurobiomed.org
- LYONBIOPÔLE - Lyon and Grenoble in Rhône -Alpes : Infectious Diseases, Cancer and Immune
Disorders in the ¬ eld of vaccines , diagnostics, and delivery systems biotherapies - www.lyonbiopole.org
- MEDICEN PARIS REGION - Paris : Translational medicine , biological tools and digital biology - www.medicen.org
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