Medical device start-up superDimension raises $24.8m

The company has developed minimally-invasive devices that enable the diagnosis and potentially the treatment of distal lung disease.

Medical device start-up superDimension has raised $24.8 million, to reach a total of over $100 million raised since its establishment 15 years ago. According to IVC, the company has raised $109.4 million, including the current round.

The company has developed minimally-invasive devices that enable the diagnosis and potentially the treatment of distal lung disease.

A majority of the current funding, $15 million, is from a credit line from Oxford Finance, a US financial institution that specializes in life sciences funding.

The company also raised $9.8 million from existing investors, which include Medica , Oxford Bioscience Parters, OrbiMed Advisors LLC, and Pitango Venture Capital.

superDimension's technology was originally developed for the toy industry - navigation for toy planes - but subsequently the firm decided to focus on the medical device market.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on September 12, 2010

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