EIT Health, Aescuvest, and Surge-on Medical hosted the launch of the first-ever European funding campaign on rescues.eu. The motive of the event held at Berlin’s Charité Museum of Medical History recently is to scale and drive the Digital Health Innovation in Europe to the next level. Representatives from the healthcare industry, politics, media, venture capital firms, and startup companies were at the event highlighting their potential and further strengthening Europe’s position in the innovative and economically most important sectors.
Aescuvest is the first pan-European crowdfunding platform, which specializes in the healthcare industry. Surge-on Medical, the Dutch MedTech startup, and EIT Health, the EU-funded network initiative launched the first-ever Europe-wide healthcare financing campaign via aescuvest.
The aescuvest platform specializes in crowd investing across biotech, Medtech, and digital health industries since 2018. This is the first crowdfunding platform for healthcare companies seeking public venture capital funding in Europe. Surge-on Medical aims to raise €5 million via aescuvest.eu platform. The proceeds of the funding shall be used to accelerate the scaling of Surge-on Medical.
Surge-on Medical is the rising star in the category of surgical instruments. Surge-on Medical uses cable-free technologies to create free-dimensionally movable instruments providing better access to surgical areas.
The company has received four international patents representing an advancement in minimally invasive instruments and improving current surgical techniques and making them efficient. With its engineers, the company is venturing into the future of remote-controlled robotics in the field of precision surgery. The reusable and modular instruments are all set to be connected to robots. Its first commercialized product, The Steerable Punch, is approved by the Medical Ethical Committee as well as the Instrument Sterilization Department of the largest hospital in the Netherlands.