ATRO Medical has developed a meniscus prosthesis for patients with chronic pain in the knee (Knee Osteoarthritis). Treatment options for this group are limited to pain medication. ATRO Medical developed an replacement meniscus that provide mechanical properties and restores the shock absorbing function of the meniscus. We expect to have our first patient in February 2019
Speaker: Jan Hunik, CEO
Jan Hunik founded ATRO Medical with Tony van Tienen (Orthopedic surgeon) in 2016. Jan holds a PhD in bioprocess engineering and has 25 year’s experience in the life-science industry and in his last job before starting ATRO Medical was Strategy Director for DSM Biomedical materials.
The audience picked Healthy Mind, Iova and PharmaCytics as their top 3 pitchers and of these the jury chose PharmaCytics as the winner of the Axon Innovation for Health Award.