Category Archives: News


3D-printing to treat severe burns

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Jan 2017

3D-printing to treat severe burns

New way to heal burn wounds is under development with Wake Forest School of Medicine‘s 3-D printer. Using various kinds of skin cells, this technology could become helpful in case of extensive burns. Project has undergone animals trials and is waiting on FDA approval to begin clinical trials. Watch the video.


Medicen Day

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Jan 2017

Medicen Day

Universal Biotech was present at the 2nd edition of Medicen Day. Success stories were presented, whether in terms of projects labeled and financed, or the success of SMEs supported by Medicen’s teams, to the attractiveness of the region and to the international influence of the cluster. Medicen, an essential actor for the success of the French innovation in the healthcare sector.


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Jun 2016

Interview of Universal Biotech’s CEO Rafi Mardachti

Universal Biotech is a French company specialized in managing and guiding start-ups in the field of biotechnology, that launched Innovation Prize in 2009. Internationally recognized for the quality of selected and presented projects, this award is currently in its pre-selection phase of the 8th edition. Interview with the President of Universal Biotech, Mr Rafi Mardachti. What were your motivations and objectives when creating this competition?…

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09

Jun 2016

Disruptive heart assist device by Procyrion

Procyrion, located in Houston, Texas was one of the laureates of 2015 Innovation Prize organized by Universal Biotech, subsidiary of Universal Medica Group. The start-up is developing Aortix™ a first-in-class circulatory assist device for ambulatory treatment of chronic heart failure. Heart failure affects over 6M people just in the US alone and around 600,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. The healthcare costs of treating…

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Innovation Prize 2016 : Track Record

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Jun 2016

Innovation Prize 2016 : Track Record

2016 was an outstanding year for our competition, we received applications from 38 countries, a new record! With a growing international attractiveness, the Innovation Prize became an essential event for worldwide healthcare entrepreneurs. This year, 259 project holders applied to the Innovation Prize In the opinion of the organizers:  « the participant’s profile is evolving each year: some projects aim at dealing with unmet medical needs, other…

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07

Jun 2016

Meet us @ BIO2016, 6th-9th June

Held in San Francisco from June 6th to 9th, the BIO2016 is one of the largest global annual gathering of the Biotech world. At this meeting, not only stakeholders from either ends of the spectrum are attendees but also decision makers and key influencers who altogether form the support sphere for the life sciences industry. Universal Biotech, a subsidiary of Universal Medica Group has been…

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