Vivo Surgical is proud to be part of the Team Singapore contingent at MEDICA 2022 last week. Held between 14 - 17 November in Düsseldorf, Germany, we were impressed by the wonderful reception received for both our KLARO™ and ENLYT™ devices over the 4 days. Our team had the pleasure of engaging potential distributors who had taken the time to drop by and reconnected in person with our current international partners. Many thanks to Enterprise Singapore for leading the charge a
A strong IA and IP foundation paves the way for expanded business opportunities and increased collaborations with health system partners.
During a recent interview with IAM Magazine, our CEO Dr Kevin Koh, PhD shared his thoughts on how Vivo Surgical fosters an IP mindset through company-wide innovation workshops as well as touching upon the company’s overarching IP and IA strategy.
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Vivo Surgical was at CHI INNOVATE Flagship Day 2022 on 4th November 2022. Organised by the CHI – Centre for Healthcare Innovation, we had the opportunity to showcase our innovative medical device offerings and exchanged ideas with interested clinicians and partners. On display at our booth were: KLARO®, our in vivo surgical lighting device for use during deep cavity open surgeries, and ENLYT™, our upcoming portable endoscope for imaging and screening applications: In hospital
Vivo Surgical will be exhibiting at the FIME Show - Florida International Medical Exhibition, between 27 to 29 July 2022! Held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida, USA, #FIME is the largest healthcare gathering for the Americas. Stop by our Booth at P34 (Innovation and Technology Zone) to learn more about our unique product mix and have a hands-on experience with KLARO™, our surgical lighting device. Let us know if you will be there and we can arrange a meeting. C
Vivo Surgical had the pleasure of hosting our first Virtual Roundtable Discussion: Superior Illumination for Head & Neck Surgeries with Prof N Gopalakrishna Iyer, Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at National Cancer Centre Singapore and Singapore General Hospital. Prof Gopal has extensive experience in the surgical management of head and neck cancers and performs complex resections and reconstructions of cancers. As one of the inventors and
"COVID-19 has demonstrated that current healthcare delivery systems are overburdened, unaffordable and put significant demands on medical personnel. Vivo Surgical's push to bring easier-to-use and more cost-effective technologies to the operating theatre and to the bedside is the need of the hour. Asia has the potential to be the MedTech leader of the world and Vivo Surgical is leading the charge." – Bhuvan Srinivasan – A new member of our Advisory Council Vivo Surgical is ex
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the achievements of women. At Vivo Surgical, Dr Therese Sim leads the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance team where she supports the growth of the company through overseeing key certification applications and maintenance of strict ISO standards. Her responsibilities include establishing internal SOPs for regulatory compliance and ensuring that our products follow the highest levels of safety and quality. On
“… Vivo Surgical, a medical device manufacturer in Singapore that has built a niche marketing instruments that expand access in low-resource settings.” Vivo Surgical is proud of our innovative partnership with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), Duke Global Health Institute, Singapore General Hospital and National ENT Hospital Vietnam to develop a next-generation portable endoscope system for nasopharyngeal (nose) cancer screening and diagnosis. The clinical impact th
Every 7.5 minutes, an overhead operating theatre light is repositioned. When overhead lighting or surgical headlamps are repositioned, surgeons’ attention are disrupted 97% of the time.1 These adjustments can potentially affect important time points in surgery, with evidence suggesting a direct relationship between such distractions and a decrease in patient safety.2 Alarmingly, it can take surgeons up to 23 minutes to recover their concentration and productivity.3 The curren
There are 2 main types of lithium batteries: (1) Lithium-Ion Batteries are rechargeable. Lithium-Ion batteries are used in everyday appliances such as mobile phones, cameras, and laptops. As these are rechargeable in nature, there will always remain a large residual amount of Lithium contained within the battery. This can be dangerous as inappropriate disposal can result in a fire hazard. Therefore, products containing Lithium-Ion batteries MUST be disposed of or recycled acc
Vivo Surgical will be part of the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) 2021, Asia’s leading innovation and technology festival happening online from 8-12 November 2021. SWITCH is an annual event that brings together leaders, entrepreneurs, creators, accelerators, and investors from the Global-Asia innovation ecosystems. The event provides a platform to facilitate meaningful exchanges and enable collaborations between companies from different fields and markets
Vivo Surgical is expanding! We have now moved into our new office at JTC LaunchPad in the heart of One North, Singapore. This bustling research and business park is home to a host of companies and research institutes involved in key growth sectors such as the biomedical sciences, info-communications technology and media - certainly a conducive environment for cutting edge research and innovation to happen. Drop by for a coffee if you are in the area! #vivosurgical #expanding