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    1. Phoenix Research Labs Partners with Voxeleron to Advance Technology for Eye Research

      Phoenix Research Labs Partners with Voxeleron to Advance Technology for Eye Research

      Phoenix Research Labs, Inc. today announced a partnership with Voxeleron, LLC to lead in the development of optical coherence tomography (OCT) segmentation software. The parties have entered into a strategic partnership to apply Voxeleron segmentation technology to the Phoenix Image-Guided Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) data. This will allow users to readily analyze retinal layers, precisely measuring changes to thickness and structure over time. “We’re very excited by the opportunity to work with Phoenix. Clearly they have a strong portfolio of technologies optimized for animal eye research, so the addition of image analysis software can only strengthen their customers’ ability ...

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    2. Bioptigen introduces 1 µm resolution SD-OCT imaging system in collaboration with NKT Photonics supercontinuum white light laser source at ARVO conference in Seattle

      Bioptigen introduces 1 µm resolution SD-OCT imaging system in collaboration with NKT Photonics supercontinuum white light laser source at ARVO conference in Seattle

      Bioptigen/NKT Press Release - Bioptigen Inc. has introduced 1 um axial resolution imaging to its line of Envisu TM spectral domain OCT systems. The company has now integrated NKT Photonics SuperK supercontinuum laser with Bioptigen’s new 300 nm spectrometer to achieve a breakthrough in ophthalmic imaging for preclinical research. “The progression to 1 um extreme resolution imaging is an exciting advancement for our Envisu R-Class research product line”, said Dr. Eric Buckland, CEO of Bioptigen. “The importance of this innovation is that it offers researchers true cellular-level in vivo optical histology. This Extreme High Resolution (XHR) capability is unlocked ...

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    3. Haag-Streit USA and Optovue Team Up to Introduce Octopus/Optovue Bundle

      Haag-Streit USA and Optovue Team Up to Introduce Octopus/Optovue Bundle

      Hagg-Streit/Optovue Press Release - Haag-Streit USA and Optovue have joined forces to bundle Haag-Streit's Octopus perimeter with Optovue's Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) technology. The combined Octopus/OCT offering will be distributed by Optovue in the United States . "Haag-Streit is happy to partner with Optovue for its leadership in OCT technology and outstanding customer service. Our bundled technologies will create an advanced package that will provide a superior diagnostic tool to the ophthalmic industry," said Ernest Cavin , president and chief executive officer of Haag-Streit USA . "The OCT technology provided by the RTVue and iVue combined with the functional testing ...

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    4. Third Rock Ventures Raises $516 Million Fund III

      Third Rock Ventures Raises $516 Million Fund III

      Third Rock Ventures, LLC, a venture capital firm focused on building healthcare companies, today announced the final closing of Fund III, raising $516 million in an oversubscribed fund. With Fund III, Third Rock will continue to execute on its strategy of launching, building and supporting transformative healthcare companies. Since its inception, Third Rock has raised more than $1.3 billion, including Fund III, for investments in healthcare companies, with a particular emphasis on innovative product engines.

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    5. AngioLight Lands Strategic Partnership with Medical Technologies Innovation Asia, Names Gary Saxton President

      AngioLight Lands Strategic Partnership with Medical Technologies Innovation Asia, Names Gary Saxton President

      Interventional cardiology medical device company AngioLight has engaged in a strategic partnership with Medical Technologies Innovation Asia (MTIA), Hong Kong, under which MTIA will complete safety, animal and clinical studies of AngioLight’s light-based diagnostic catheter in exchange for equity in AngioLight. Developed to support the eventual commercialization of AngioLight’s catheter first in China and then worldwide, the partnership will be managed by AngioLight’s newly appointed president, Gary Saxton, who previously served as business development consultant to the company.

      AngioLight’s novel light-based diagnostic catheter provides cardiologists real-time vessel diameter and area measurements as an adjunct to coronary ...

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    6. Volcano Corporation Enters $11M Supply Agreement with Santec for Swept Source Lasers

      Volcano Corporation Enters $11M Supply Agreement with Santec for Swept Source Lasers

      Volcano Corporation recent Form 8K filing indicates that it has entered an $11.3M supply agreement with Santec Corporation to supply tunable lasers for its intravascular swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) product. The text at the bottom of this article shows a page from Volcano’s recent 8k filing (see Link ). Volcano has been through a long and tortuous path to get a swept source laser for its OCT product since it announced the acquisition of Axsun Technology in December 2008. One of the reasons that Volcano acquired Axsun was Volcano thought that Axsun had swept source laser technology ...

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    7. Silicon Valley imaging outfit forges academic partnership in Ireland

      Silicon Valley imaging outfit forges academic partnership in Ireland

      Compact Imaging (Mountain View, CA, USA) has formed a two-year research collaboration with academics at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI; Galway, Ireland) and University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland) to further develop the company's optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) was first commercialized more than a decade ago for use in ophthalmic and medical diagnostic imaging. But Compact Imaging claims that its multiple-reference optical coherence tomography (MRO) is very different in that it will enable the development of small cell phone size, OCT-based devices. The collaborative agreement, led by and supported by Galway University Foundation ...

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    8. Compact Imaging Reaches Agreement On Research Collaboration with Irish Universities

      Compact Imaging Reaches Agreement On Research Collaboration with Irish Universities

      NUI Galway, University of Limerick to Provide Biophotonics Expertise, Gain Stake in Emerging Silicon Valley Technology Company Compact Imaging Inc. (CI) today announced an innovative research collaboration with National University of Ireland Galway and University of Limerick. The two-year agreement, in the scientific field of biophotonics, specifically optical coherence tomography (OCT), will explore and further develop CI’s novel technologies. OCT is an imaging technique similar to ultrasound, but employing light rather than sound. The project will combine National University of Ireland Galway’s globally-recognized body of OCT research in medical and biological imaging with CI’s development and intellectual ...

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    9. Volcano Corporation Appoints Leslie V. Norwalk and Dr. Eric J. Topol to Board of Directors

      Volcano Corporation Appoints Leslie V. Norwalk and Dr. Eric J. Topol to Board of Directors
      Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guidance therapy tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced the appointment of Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq., and Eric J. Topol, M.D., to the company's board of directors. Ms. Norwalk currently serves as strategic counsel to EpsteinBeckerGreen, P.C., EBG Advisors and National Health Advisors. She also is an advisor to three private equity firms, Warburg Pincus, Ferrer Freeman & Company and Enhanced Equity Fund, and to the hedge fund Kingdon Capital Management. Previously, Ms. Norwalk served, during the administration of George ...
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    10. Bioptigen signs two partners for eye surgery device development

      Bioptigen signs two partners for eye surgery device development
      Bioptigen signs two partners for eye surgery device developmentMass DeviceThe system employs technology called optical coherence tomography, or OCT. The technology is analogous to ultrasound but uses low power light instead of sound waves. OCT provides resolution 100 times finer than ultrasound. This device can be used to ...
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    11. GE Healthcare and LightLab Imaging Inc. Collaborate on Cardiovascular Imaging

      GE Healthcare and LightLab Imaging Inc. Collaborate on Cardiovascular Imaging
      Barcelona, SPAIN and Westford, MA, USA; May 19, 2009: GE Healthcare, a global leader in healthcare solutions and LightLab Imaging Inc., a market leader in optical imaging, today announced a collaboration that enables improved workflow between GE Healthcare’s Innova® cardiovascular X-ray system and LightLab Imaging Inc.’s C7-XR™ Optical Coherence Tomography system. Both the C7-XR and Innova systems will be featured this week at the annual meeting of EuroPCR, the official congress of the EAPCI (European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions) in Barcelona, Spain. The LightLab C7-XR is available for purchase from LightLab in twenty countries in Europe, Asia ...
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    12. Nikon, Thorlabs pair OCT, microscopy for live cell, animal research

      NOVEMBER 18, 2008 -- Nikon Instruments (Melville, NY) and Thorlabs (Newton, NJ) have collaborated to bring optical coherence tomography (OCT) to Nikon's FN1 "PhysioStation" upright focusing nosepiece microscope system for neurophysiology and in vivo, small-animal studies. Designed for neuroscience and electrophysiology applications, the new OCT system enables an imaging depth of 2-3 mm in biological tissue with a larger field of view than in conventional microscopy.
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    13. Nikon Instruments and Thorlabs Together Bring OCT Imaging to the FN1 'Physiostation' Microscope

      Pairing Allows Deep Imaging for Live Cell and Live Animal Researchers MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 17/PRNewswire/ --Nikon Instruments, Inc. (www.nikoninstruments.com) and Thorlabs, Inc. (www.thorlabs.com) have collaborated to bring Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to Nikon's FN1 "PhysioStation" upright focusing nosepiece microscope system for Neurophysiology and in vivo, small-animal studies. Ideal for neuroscience and electrophysiology applications, the new OCT system enables an imaging depth of 2-3
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    14. ‘OMICRON’ collaboration announces OCT images at 1 micron

      ‘OMICRON’ collaboration announces OCT images at 1 micron
      OMICRON, a UK government sponsored collaboration, led by UK optical imaging company Michelson Diagnostics (MDL), has produced its first Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) images at the new wavelength of 1 micron, providing improved resolution and contrast. To date, most imaging of skin tissue has be
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    15. Canon U.S.A. Showcases Total Digital Imaging and Workflow Management Systems for the Ophthalmic World at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Annual Meeting in Atlanta

      ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) Annual Meeting, Canon U.S.A., Inc., will showcase its complete line of total digital imaging and workflow management solutions for eyecare professionals in booth #720 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta (November 8th – 11th). "Ever since developing the world’s first non-mydriatic retinal camera in 1976, Canon has been a pioneer and leader in the field of retinal imaging," said Tsuneo Imai, senior director and general manager, Medical Systems Division, Canon U.S.A. "At AAO, ophthalmologists will witness how Canon strives to provide their practice ...
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    16. Core Laboratories Joint Venture Agreement Between genae associates, VIBGYOR Scientific Research, Cardiovascular Center Aalst and J.B. Dahm

      ANTWERP and AALST , Belgium, AHMEDABAD, India and GOTTINGEN, Germany, October 6 /PRNewswire/ -- VIBGYOR Scientific Research, genae associates, Cardiovascular Center Aalst and J.B. Dahm, MD have reached an agreement to form a Core Laboratories joint venture, called imaeon. ADVERTISEMENT imaeon initially will focus on the performance of medical images analysis for clinical research projects, including but not limited to: quantitative coronary and peripheral angiography (QCA, QVA), computed tomography (CT) angiography, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and IVUS related techniques, multiple gated acquisition scan (MUGA), optical coherence tomography (OCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), multi slice computer tomography (MSCT), electrocardiogram (ECG) and ECHO assessments.
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    17. Optopol picks new Americas distributor

      Optopol Technology, the listed manufacturer of ophthalmology diagnostic equipment, has selected a new distributor to market its devices in the US, Canada and South America. The name of the new partner and the details of the deal are due to be unveiled within days. The news comes one month after Optopol terminated a distribution agreement with Reichert, a leading US maker of ophthalmic instruments.
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    18. Lantis Laser Secures Exclusive Worldwide Rights to AXSUN's Advanced Tunable Laser Engine for its OCT Dental Imaging System

      DENVILLE, N.J., June 3, 2008 -- Lantis Laser Inc. announced today it has signed a Strategic Agreement with AXSUN Technologies, of Billerica, MA, whereby AXSUN will manufacture and supply the Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography Engine for Lantis' OCT Dental Imaging System, to be introduced to dentistry in the first quarter of 2009.
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    19. Axsun Technologies Announces Exclusive Cardiac Supply Agreement for Advanced OCT Tunable Lasers with LightLab Imaging

      Axsun Technologies Announces Exclusive Cardiac Supply Agreement for Advanced OCT Tunable Lasers with LightLab Imaging
      BILLERICA, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Axsun Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced photonic components and subsystems, today announced that the company has entered into a multi-million dollar volume purchasing agreement with LightLab imaging. Under this multi- year exclusive agreement for cardiac Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Axsun will provide advanced tunable lasers for LightLab's next generation OCT imaging system.
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    20. Axsun Technologies Announces Exclusive Cardiac Supply Agreement for Advanced OCT Tunable Lasers with LightLab Imaging

      Axsun Technologies Announces Exclusive Cardiac Supply Agreement for Advanced OCT Tunable Lasers with LightLab Imaging
      BILLERICA, Massachusetts (May 27, 2008) – Axsun Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced photonic components and subsystems, today announced that the company has entered into a multi-million dollar volume purchasing agreement with LightLab imaging. Under this multi-year exclusive agreement for cardiac Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Axsun will provide advanced tunable lasers for Lightlab’s next generation OCT imaging system.
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    21. LightLab Imaging Announces Strategic Supply Agreement with AXSUN Technologies Inc. for High Performance Swept Source Lasers

      LightLab Imaging Announces Strategic Supply Agreement with AXSUN Technologies Inc. for High Performance Swept Source Lasers
      Westford, MA – May 21, 2008 - LightLab Imaging, Inc., the world leader in photonic imaging technologies for medical applications, today announced that the company has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Axsun Technologies Inc. Under this multi-year exclusive agreement for cardiac Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Axsun will provide advanced tunable lasers for Lightlab’s next generation OCT imaging system
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    22. LightLab Imaging Announces Strategic Supply Agreement with Axsun Technologies Inc. for High Performance Swept Source Lasers

      LightLab Imaging Announces Strategic Supply Agreement with Axsun Technologies Inc.  for High Performance Swept Source Lasers
      LightLab Imaging Announces Strategic Supply Agreement with Axsun Technologies Inc. for High Performance Swept Source Lasers. LightLab to integrate Axsun's patented swept source technology in next generation OCT Imaging System Westford, MA – May 21, 2008 – LightLab Imaging, Inc., the world leader in photonic imaging technologies for medical applications, today announced that the company has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Axsun Technologies Inc. Under this multi-year exclusive agreement for cardiac Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Axsun will provide advanced tunable lasers for Lightlab’s next generation OCT imaging system. “This agreement is the culmination of the successful joint development ...
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