Spirecut, a Muttenz-based medtech start-up, is revolutionizing hand surgery with a groundbreaking ultrasound-guided technique spearheaded by CEO Frédéric Schuind. Moving away from traditional incision-based methods, Spirecut’s innovation requires a minor puncture to treat common hand disorders such as trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.”
On Friday, June 23rd, Spirecut hosted a training session at Sitem-insel AG, located in Bern, Switzerland. The session primarily focused on the ultrasound-guided percutaneous surgical treatments of two prevalent hand conditions: trigger fingers and carpal tunnel syndrome. Participants included future Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
Spirecut has recently joined the Global Nerve Foundation (GNF) as its first-ever Start-up Partner. GNF is an organization dedicated to the betterment of individuals with nerve-related conditions globally.
This partnership resonates with Spirecut’s mission to enhance patient outcomes through ultrasound guidance. The congruity of our visions makes this collaboration a step forward in the direction of patient care enhancement.
Prof Frédéric Schuind, Spirecut’s founder and CEO, recently participated in the X-Health.show podcast. The discussion centered around the latest breakthroughs in hand surgery, with a particular emphasis on trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome treatments.
Spirecut’s European patent has been officially approved. This represents a significant milestone for our company as it reinforces our intellectual property portfolio. This development will enable us to expand our solutions across Europe, fostering innovation and enhancing healthcare in the region.
The study involved 30 adult participants, equally divided between the two conditions under investigation. One of the critical aspects of this research was the assessment of safety, gauged by the number of severe peri- and post-operative adverse events.
Representatives from Spirecut (Clémence Hermann, and Edmond Sula) recently attended Startup Days (SUD), Switzerland’s premier startup conference, providing insights into our innovative solutions and opportunities for meaningful discussions and partnerships.
The Spirecut team recently attended the joint meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Israeli Society of Hand Surgery. This joint meeting brought together experts from across the globe to share insights and advancements in hand surgery.
Spirecut has opted to establish its new headquarters in the canton of Basel-Landschaft. We now operate out of “The 5th Floor” co-working space in Muttenz with the help of the “100 fürs Baselbiet” program run by BLKB and with the support of Basel Area Business & Innovation.
The signature yearly event brings together Swissnex staff worldwide and relevant Swiss stakeholders to exchange the latest trends internationally and explore potential collaborations with Switzerland. This year’s event topic is “Pushing the boundaries in health innovation.”
IRCAD offers an exceptional training facility, which welcomes over 8,800 surgeons from all surgical specialities annually. The unique involvement and self-commitment of more than 800 international experts are the key to the Institute’s success.
The Future of Digital Health and Biotech event was an insightful step for the Swiss/Israel Lean Launchpad. Innosuisse sponsored the program, and the startups were grateful for the support and guidance.
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The program included meetings and elevator pitches for investors, visits to innovation hubs in Stockholm, and accommodation at Unity co-working space.
As a Swiss deep-tech startup, Spirecut presented its solution at the SwissTech Pavilion during Slush 2022, the World’s Leading Start-up Event supported by Innosuisse. The delegation of 15 startups benefits from Innosuisse offering as part of its internationalisation package for startups enrolled in its coaching program. This year marks the fifth year that Switzerland has participated in the event.
Members of Swiss Label manufacture a large majority of their products exclusively in Switzerland. Every year, Swiss Label carries out several quality assurance checks to ensure the quality of its members’ products.
Last week, we found out that we reached the podium of the Swiss Innovation Challenge, stay tuned for the final result on November 24th!
Spirecut had the opportunity to present its breakthrough at Radio Fribourg in collaboration with La Télé with a view to the “Start-Up Innovation Prize of Fribourg”, for which we are competing as one of the three finalists.
Workshops, poster presentations, startup pitches, and the developments and concrete applications of digital solutions for healthcare, including smart hospitals, were presented and discussed using impressive showcases during the Digital Health Lab Day.
Our instruments inventor showed Spirecut’s surgical technique to fellow hand surgeons at Swissnex in Boston on September 28th
On September 28th, Spirecut hosted an informal training event at Swissnex offices in Boston on ultrasound-guided surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger with Spirecut percutaneous instruments.
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On October 6th, we presented Spirecut at the Open Mic Night Geneva: click to know more!
Innosuisse commissions Venturelab to organize startup trainings all over Switzerland.
On September 23rd, Spirecut joined the “Future of Health Grant” launch with the next generation of innovators.
An innovation support programme with an award competition, in which 25 finalists and one award winner are selected from 100 innovation projects from all over Switzerland in three rounds.