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Astute Medical, Inc.

San Diego, CA

(Acquired by bioMerieux)

Astute Medical, Incís mission is to identify and validate protein biomarkers of severe acute disease.

C2 Therapeutics, Inc.

Redwood City, CA

(Acquired by Hoya Pentax)

C2 Therapeutics is developing ablation therapies to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

CryoVascular Systems

Los Gatos, CA

(Acquired by Boston Scientific)

CryoVascular Systems has developed a cryogenic balloon catheter for treating disease in coronary and peripheral arteries.

InSound Medical

Newark, CA

(Acquired by Sonova Group)

InSound Medical is a company developing leading edge technologies for the hearing impaired.

Loma Vista Medical

Burlingame, CA

(Acquired by C.R. Bard)

Loma Vista Medical is developing cutting-edge products in medical inflatables.


Redwood City, CA

(Acquired by Cordis/Johnson & Johnson)

LuMend has developed devices to treat chronic total occlusions (CTOs) in the peripheral and coronary arteries.


Aliso Viejo, CA

(Acquired by Terumo)

MicroVention sells a unique catheter-based implant for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms as an alternative to an invasive craniotomy.

Precision Light, Inc.

Los Gatos, CA

(Acquired by Allergan Inc.)

Precision Light, Inc. is developing a 3-D imaging system for use by plastic surgeons to enhance breast augmentation surgery.

Spinal Kinetics

Sunnyvale, CA

(Acquired by Orthofix)

Spinal Kinetics develops innovative devices for preservation of motion of the spine.

Spinal Modulation

Menlo Park, CA

(Acquired by St. Jude/Abbott)

Spinal Modulation is developing therapeutic devices for the treatment of chronic pain.

Spiracur, Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA

(Acquired by 3M)

Spiracur is developing novel technology for the wound care market.

TearScience, Inc.

Morrisville, NC

(Acquired by Johnson & Johnson)

TearScience, Inc. is developing an office based procedure for the treatment of a common ophthalmic condition.


Santa Rosa, CA

(Acquired by Boston Scientific)

TriVascular develops next-generation endovascular grafts for the treatment of aortic aneurysms.

WaveTec Vision

Aliso Viejo, CA

(Acquired by Alcon)

WaveTec Vision is developing ORange™, a novel wavefront meaurement technology that provides on-demand, intraoperative information to the refractive cataract surgeon.