Welcome to our blog! Here you’ll find news from aescuvest on various developments in the healthcare sector, from crowdfunding to IPOs.

  • 19.02.2020

    Is Money All Around?

    2019 saw a record-breaking aggregate deal value for the European venture landscape as alternative and international sources of capital flooded in. Venture fundraising has also hit a new peak.

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  • 04.02.2020

    What We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Case

    Are we facing an unprecedented public health threat? Are public authorities able to manage the outbreak of an epidemic disease? Do masks help? Should you avoid airports?

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  • 30.01.2020

    European Health Catapult Open for New Applications

    Start-ups, watch out: doors have been opened to enter the European Health Catapult Competition Vintage 2020. Catapult is EIT Health’s individualized training program and competition that aims to boost the development and visibility of high-potential European health start-ups.

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  • 24.01.2020

    What Does “Prospectus-approved” Mean for an Investor?

    On aescuvest.eu, investors become participants in the business chances of a start-up based on security investments. In order to issue and distribute shares Europe-wide, the start-up has to prepare a comprehensive offering document: the so-called prospectus has to be approved by a European financial authority before publishing, in this case by BaFin, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority. What does this mean for the investors?

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  • 16.01.2020

    When in San Francisco…

    Health investors and entrepreneurs alike have a common place to travel to each January: California. And this is not due to the lack of sunshine that we usually experience in many regions of the northern hemisphere at this time of the year.

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  • 09.01.2020

    The Three Pillars of Surge-on Medical’s Business Model

    Just in case you are wondering how Surge-on Medical makes money, look no further. We do not solely rely on the unique surgical instruments we are developing. In fact, our patented platform technology enables us to have multiple revenue streams we would like to share with you. So, let’s take a look at Surge-on Medical’s business model that is built on three pillars, namely product sales, IP licenses and contract research.

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  • 19.12.2019

    Why Is Surge-on Medical’s Technology Unique

    With the regulatory recommendations to switch to cleanable and reusable surgical instruments, several medical companies find themselves struggling to adapt. Most of the already established medical companies supply robust and stiff instruments, while others offer a few complex steering systems that must be discarded after being used a couple of times.

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  • 12.12.2019

    In Germany Digital Health Acts on Official Mission

    On November 7, 2019, the Bundestag, Germany’s federal parliament, passed a bill that ushers in a new digital age. The new law – in short form called ‘Digital Care Act’ – will come into effect in early 2020. It will allow physicians to prescribe digital health applications that support or monitor patients; and its official mission is described in the long form of the name: “to enhance medical care through digitization and innovation”.

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  • 12.12.2019

    The Added Value of Steerable Instruments in Orthopaedic Surgery

    The Operating Room’s Perspective, Part 2: Having the right surgical instruments is crucial not only for surgeons but also for all the hospital staff and health practitioners involved in surgery.

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  • 04.12.2019

    The Added Value of Steerable Instruments in Orthopaedic Surgery

    The Operating Room’s Perspective, Part 1: As Surge-on Medical’s main goal is to empower surgeons, we took on the task of interviewing surgeons and medical practitioners in the orthopaedic area to better understand their perspective on their struggles and their opinion on the Steerable Punch.

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  • 03.12.2019

    Health Innovators Look to Paris This Week

    Every year in December, EIT Health invites health innovators to a big family reunion – the “Summit”. This is where the industry meets at a rather symbolic venue of the summit conference in Paris...

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  • 29.11.2019

    Surge-on Medical at the Investors Conference in Frankfurt

    Dear investors and friends of Surge-on Medical, At Surge-on Medical we think that it’s always a great thing to meet potential investors directly in person in order to pitch our products and vision, and respond to their questions. So, we packed our bags and hit the road.

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