Dr Greg Roger has been appointed to the Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) by the Minister of Health, the Hon Sussan Ley. As part of the government’s agenda to reform the cost of medical devices, the committee has been tasked with advising the government on additional changes to the prosthesis list. As a former board […]
Vestech, working with Cryptych P/L, Spinal Developments P/L and Sabre P/L has developed a sterile, single-use driver for the Precision screw. The driver, which securely grips the screw and releases it once inserted, without moving parts, is now available in a sterile single use pack allowing surgeons and hospitals greater flexibility in utilizing the Precision […]
Vestech’s principal, Dr Greg Roger, recently attended the North American Spine Society’s 31st Annual Meeting in Boston, USA. In addition to understanding the latest developments in Spine Surgery presented at the conference, Vestech held meetings with a number of companies on behalf of Australian client companies. These meetings successfully progressed the technologies and opportunities being worked […]
Vestech is working closely with Sabre Medical to validate Sabre’s ETO sterilization process for the Precision Screw developed by Cryptych. The validation process is scheduled for completion within a month. Sabre Medical’s efforts in bringing this service to the medical device community in Australia are to be commended.
Vestech helps achieve CE Mark, TGA approval and FDA clearance for Cryptych’s innovative spinal implant.
Dr Carlotta Duncan, the Director for Scientific Advancement at the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing, gave Vestech’s CEO, Dr Greg Roger a tour of the Institute’s facility in Novato California.
The Australian Institute of Physics held the day long “Physics of the Mind” symposium at CSIRO’s East Lindfield site this month. A wide variety of speakers, from the driving force behind IBM’s Jeopardy winning Watson computer to a Phd Physicist turned Buddhist guru, spoke to the diversity of issues in understanding the mind.
Vestech recently visited the Archibald Prize exhibition during a Corporate Sponsors evening, taking up the opportunity to view the artworks without the usual hustle and bustle of regular gallery hours. Good corporate citizenship is a key guiding principle of Vestech. Additionally, exposure to the creative arts stimulates the mind and assists in the inventive process. Plus […]
The time is now for Australia to take definitive steps to promote a thriving Medical Device sector which employs people, creates wealth and improves Australia’s future in a competitive world. CSL’s decision to locate a new plant in Switzerland speaks to the need for the AIM Tax Incentive, which has been clearly shown.
Removing bureaucratic hurdles, through the JOBS Act in the US, has been shown to directly stimulate commercialisation of innovation.