An established UK manufacturer of smart clinical-grade digital medical devices and apps is seeking distributors for their devices, which attach to and utilise the power of mobile phones to view, capture and share health data. The device is a valuable tool for medics where patients cannot visit a surgery due to geographical distance from a specialist or as currently, medical emergency. They are seeking experienced distributors of medical devices for distribution agreements.
Current otoscopes operate in a certain way which is insufficient and not ideal. The UK company's product offers a solution by doing something in a different way. Rather than looking into patients' ears at very close distance using conventional otoscopes, health professional use the company's otoscope to look inside patients' ears at a distance as he/she view ears through the phone screen while being away from the patient at “arms length”. Or it can be used remotely if the patient or health worker use the otoscope to capture images/ videos and share via email to their GP or ear, nose and throat consultant. This approach is particularly relevant in the current health crisis where medical appointments with speciailists are often via a screen to avoid possible infection spread. The company, which was registered in 2011, is seeking experienced distributors of medical devices to promote, introduce and sell their otoscope to healthcare communities, via distribution agreements.
Innovations and advantages
The device is used to view and measure data from a patient, in this instance via examining patients' ears. The company's otoscope is ergonomically designed and incorporates high-grade glass optics, high resolution camera and illumination.
01001002 Digital Systems, Digital Representation
01004001 Applications for Health
06005002 Sensors & Wireless products
06005003 Health information management
06005004 Remote diagnostics
Market application codes
05004001 Electromedical and medical equipment
05004004 Medical instruments
05004005 Diagnostic equipment
Intellectual property rights
Comments, number and date of patent
The existing device has UK pending patent application, with an additional device under development having US and two EU design applications, with a plan to file another one shortly.
Type of partner sought
Type: Industry Activity of partner sought: Distributor of medical devices Specific role of partner sought: Distribution of the otoscope via distribution agreement.