X-Tech Medical and the 8 partner EDEN2020 consortium headed by Imperial College London have been awarded a combined €8.3m Horizon 2020 research and innovation grant. The project officially started on 1st of April 2016 and will last for 4 years.

EDEN2020 aims to develop an integrated platform for one-stop diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment in neurosurgery.

X-Tech Medical’s contribution to the project is to:-

  • Develop a biocompatible 2.5mm catheter, with embedded optical fibres
  • Design and manufacture over-mouldings of the base for actuation and steering
  • Package the catheter with a view to sterilisation.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020 under grant agreement no 688279

More information can be found at http://www.eden2020.eu/