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February 2019

Distribution of DOPHI™ Technology

2019-03-04T13:35:27+00:00

We are delighted to inform you that Mermaid Medical Iberia has signed a sole distribution agreement with Surgnova  Healthcare Technologies Co., Ltd, for distribution of the DOPHI™ system. DOPHI™ is a high quality MW and RF systems dedicated for tumor ablation.

Contact us to learn about special features and we will be happy to set up a demonstration!

January 2019

Biomechanical Engineer

2019-02-08T19:07:49+00:00

Mermaid Medical Group is looking for a Biomechanical Engineer

Would you like to work with a broad range of engineering tasks in a healthy growing company? Then you might be the person we are looking for in our R&D and production department, working with medical devices.

Mermaid Medical Group is expanding, introducing new products and entering into new markets. We recently acquired a new vascular product from an American company and to implement this product in our product range, we will need a skilled production engineer who can be a key player in this process in close cooperation with competent and experienced colleagues.

This, along with a multitude of other engineering tasks, will be a part of your working day in Mermaid Medical.

As Biomechanical Engineer, you get a busy and varied workday with own responsibilities and good development opportunities. You will be part of a company with 50 committed colleagues, of whom 20 are located at our head office in Stenløse, Denmark.

You will report to our R&D and Technical Manager, Kenneth Vig Knudsen.

Who are you?

You have high professional competences and excellent personal skills. In your previous jobs, you have used these in delivering first class results.

You have a positive approach to your work and your colleagues, thus contributing actively to create a good working environment. You are a team player and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

In addition, it is important that you are motivated by both big and small tasks and issues and that your focus always is on delivering a high-quality result.

Tasks and responsibilities

If you have the knowledge and experience with some of the below mentioned tasks, then you might be the candidate we are looking for:

  • Process development and ongoing optimization in production.
  • Participate or lead Design Control disciplines.
  • Create technical documentation/product file
  • Developing and writing protocols and reports in general.
  • Perform product tests.
  • Perform re-qualification (verification/validation) of products, processes and equipment.
  • Technical support to the sales, production and quality departments.

The ideal candidate

  • Experience with Medical Devices development and production.
  • Knowledge within the biomechanical field
  • Mechanical or biomedical education
  • Innovative systematic problem solver
  • Experience with CAD programs (SolidWorks, Inventor)

You can expect

An attractive and challenging position in an international and dynamic company in rapid development. A job with good opportunities for professional and personal development among highly specialized and talented colleagues in an informal corporate culture. A competitive salary package incl. pension and healthcare insurance.

About Mermaid Medical Group

Mermaid Medical Group is a private and independently owned company founded in 2007 with headquarter in Stenløse, Denmark.

We design, manufacture and distribute our own products to hospitals and other end-users, and we are the exclusive distributor for several world-leading producers of medical devices.

Within our areas of business, we strive to be the preferred partner for both manufacturers of medical devices as well as end-users in the healthcare sector.  Our global sales force works out of 10 sales offices in Europe, USA and Asia.

We are ISO 13485:2016, MDSAP, MDD/93/42/EEC certified and FDA registered. See more at www.mermaidmedical.com.

If this is just the job for you, please send your application and CV to Personal Assistant Anne Juel Nielsen at ajn@mermaidmedical.dk before February 28, 2019. Tell in examples how you have contributed and succeeded using the above-mentioned skills and competences. Applications will be continuously assessed, and interviews are held accordingly, so please send your application as soon as possible.

If any questions, please contact Kenneth Vig Knudsen – mobile: +45 26 18 92 37 or e-mail: kvk@mermaidmedical.dk.

 

August 2018

Mermaid Medical Group Acquires Angel® Technology for Vascular Space

2018-08-28T15:07:15+00:00

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28th, 2018

Mermaid Medical Group, a privately-owned international provider of minimally invasive medical devices, today acknowledged a product line addition to its Vascular business.

As part of its strategic focus for expanding their vascular product portfolio, Mermaid Medical Group announced the acquisition of the Angel® Catheter technology from Bio2 Medical Inc.

The acquisition immediately establishes Mermaid Medical’s presence in the vascular business, adding a clinically proven and current commercialized product.  The Angel® catheter can minimize the incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) by utilizing a “temporary” catheter with an attached nitinol basket placed in the femoral vein.  Bedside placement allows for easier, quicker, placement while minimizing hospital costs.  The Angel® catheter offers a safe, effective alternative for catching potential thrombus due to trauma and various underlying patient disease states.  The Angel® catheter will be utilized throughout the hospital where patients are at risk of a pulmonary embolism.

“The addition of the Angel® catheter with its present indication and extensive related portfolio of intellectual property will add significant value to our company” said Lars Vinther, President and CEO of the Mermaid Medical Group.  “It will also enhance our strength going forward supporting our upcoming Mechanically Thrombectomy System D-Clot®, and will also open new doors at the Trauma units.”

Approved by the FDA in June 2015, the Angel® catheter became commercially available in January 2017.  The Mermaid Medical Group will immediately begin supporting the current Angel® customer base worldwide, with plans to expand the product offering to additional existing Mermaid Medical global markets.

About Mermaid Medical Group
Mermaid Medical Group, founded in 2007, is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.  Mermaid Medical Group is a global manufacturer and distributor of medical devices with manufacturing sites and sales offices throughout Europe, Asia and USA. Mermaid Medical has its main focus in interventional medicine.

Financial terms of the acquisition are confidential.

January 2017

Mermaid Medical Group Supports The Danish Refugee Council

2017-06-27T06:48:01+00:00

Again this year the Mermaid Medical Group supports the The Danish Refugee Council.

There are more refugees in the world than ever, in fact more than 45 million people are displaced from their homes all over the world and they need help. The Danish Refugee Council distributes emergency relief and promotes lasting solutions to refugee problems to approximately 2 million displaced people in more than 30 conflict affected countries. Mermaid Medical supports this work through a business partnership which includes a yearly donation to the Danish Refugee Council.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation working in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing a broad range of activities relevant to conflict affected communities and persons. The activities are categorized in ten sectors: Shelter and Non-food Items, Food Security, Protection, Income Generation, Coordination & Operational Services, Community Infrastructure & Services, Humanitarian Mine Action, Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), and Education.
Danish Refugee Council

December 2016

Introducing Tumark Vision Clip Marker

2017-09-21T09:21:28+00:00

Tumark Vision enables precise marking of breast lesions. The unique spherical shape and wire mesh structure lead to high echogenicity in any position under ultrasound imaging. The non-resorbing and self-expanding marker material nitinol enables long-term stability and visibility.

Tumark Vision Clip Marker

Tumark Vision Features

Tumark Vision Clip Marker close-up

Tumark Vision visibility under Mammography, Tomosynthesis and Ultrasound

Tumark Vision Mammography
Tumark Vision Tomosynthesis
Tumark Vision Ultrasound

Please contact your local representative or go to the product site for more information about the product.

September 2016

Introducing M•Fixx™ Catheter Securement Device with Hydrocolloid Core

2017-06-27T06:48:01+00:00

As part of the continuing expansion of our M•Drain™ product line, we are pleased to announce the addition of M•Fixx™ Catheter Securement Device with a Hydrocolloid Core. The M•Fixx™ Catheter Securement Device is for safely anchoring percutaneous drainage catheters ranging from 5 Fr to 16 Fr.

M•Fixx™ is truly a product that has been developed in cooperation with the customers, and with the clinical personal and patients in focus.

The low profile design allows free flowing drainage during the life of the M•Fixx™ with very little attention from the user. The hydrocolloid core provides improved patient comfort and absorbs body fluids from puncture site. The M•Fixx™ is sterile, latex and phthalate free.

Article number
A20100090: 6.5cm x 8.0cm, 25pcs per box

Please contact your local representative or go to the product site for more information about the product.

July 2016

Scion Medical Technologies and Mermaid Medical Group Enter Global Distribution Agreement to Distribute Cassi™ Rotational Core Ultrasound Biopsy Device and Beacon™ Tissue Marker

2017-06-27T06:48:02+00:00

Scion Medical Technologies, a China-based global medical device company, today announced it entered into an exclusive global distributor agreement with Mermaid Medical, a leading medical device company with major focus in breast care and women’s health. With this agreement, Scion Medical Technologies will further extend the availability of its patented Cassi™ Rotational Core Ultrasound Biopsy Device and Beacon™ Tissue Marker.

Cassi™ is a hand-held, self-contained rotational core ultrasound biopsy device that provides accurate target tissue sampling while delivering more biopsy tissue in fewer passes. One of Cassi’s advantages is its patented Stick-Freeze Technology™ which immobilizes the lesion and secures the tissue for sample collection.

Beacon™ is a nonmetallic tissue marker and is biocompatible for permanent placement within breast tissue. The Beacon breast tissue marker is designed to provide permanent visualization under the major imaging modalities: ultrasound, mammography (X-Ray) and MRI.

According to David Chen, Chairman and CEO of Scion Medical Technologies, “We are excited to be able to partner with Mermaid Medical because of its experience as a medical device distributor, in-depth knowledge of breast biopsy market, as well as its dedicated sales team in Europe and USA. We believe this alliance will enable us to deliver our innovative tools to the healthcare professionals to enhance patient care.”

Mermaid Medical Group has its focus on Breast care and women’s health with a dedicated direct sales force in all major European markets and in the USA. Other markets are supported by well-established distributors. “The partnership with Scion Medical Technologies is the perfect match for Mermaid Medical’s strategy of building up a first class breast product portfolio and we have high hopes of the cooperation and selling of CassiTM and the non-metalic BeaconTM marker for ultrasound, mammography (X-Ray), MRI and tomosynthesis” said Lars Vinther, CEO of Mermaid Medical. “The Scion product line is a perfect match with the R&D pipeline that Mermaid Medical will release over the next 12 months.”

Scion Medical Technologies engaged Medical Device Incubator and Technology Brokerage firm, Hatch Medical LLC to broker the transaction.

About Scion Medical Technologies
Scion Medical Technologies (Scion) is a global medical device company with operations in USA and China. Scion has a portfolio of products with marketing clearance which are sold in the US, Europe and Asia both directly by Scion and through distribution partners. Scion is a fully integrated company with two manufacturing facilities in China as well as R&D, distribution and regulatory expertise. The Company has grown mainly through product acquisition and partnering transactions with both midsize and large multinational companies. Scion’s expertise is in minimally invasive procedures with a focus on products used mainly by interventional radiologists and surgeons.

About Mermaid Medical
Mermaid Medical Group is a private and independently owned company founded in 2007 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mermaid is a global manufacturer and distributor of medical devices and has its main focus on breast care and women’s health, interventional radiology & cardiology and ultrasound interventions.

Within our areas of business we strive to be the preferred partner for both manufacturers of medical devices as well as end-users in the healthcare sector. Mermaid Medical Group is the exclusive distributor for several world-leading manufacturers of medical devices and supply medical devices to hospitals and other end-users.

June 2016

Surgical Specialties Corporation Announces Approval of Expanded Use for BioSentry™ Track Sealant System in Europe

2017-06-27T06:48:03+00:00

Braintree, MA – May 20, 2016 – Surgical Specialties Corporation (Surgical Specialties), a leading provider of branded, private label, and OEM medical devices for advanced surgery, wound closure, ophthalmology, and radiology announced today approval for expanded European labeling for its BioSentryTM Track Sealant System. This approval expands the number of patients that can benefit from this technology now that it can be used with a larger 17 gauge biopsy system. This important change allows a significantly greater number of percutaneous transthoracic lung biopsy procedures to be able to use BioSentry™, which is proven to reduce the risk of pneumothorax and subsequent adverse events.

Mermaid Medical Proudly Introduces the Endoscopic Marker Injection Needle

2017-06-27T06:48:03+00:00

While the success of an endoscopic tattoo strongly depends on injecting with the right depth Mermaid Medical developed a specific endoscopic needle for marking the Gastro Intestinal tract with endoscopic markers like SPOT. This sharp, flexible needle has the right needle length for secure and safe submucosal injection.

Contact your local Mermaid Medical representative for your introduction offer on this new Mermaid Medical product.

April 2016

Having Trouble Examining Open Wounds?

2017-06-27T06:48:04+00:00

The next generation of sterile barriers has expanded. Introducing a new sterile hydrogel dressing from Civco Medical Solutions.

HydroAid® sterile hydrogel dressing is applied as a protector of skin and wounds and can be used as a scanning standoff between a transducer and a patient’s skin in the course of ultrasound diagnostics.

With a sterile HydroAid® hydrogel pad, it is possible to examine the open wounds where the use of liquid gels is not possible. HydroAid® is also used in the sonography of irregular surfaces and other areas to improve the visibility of surface structures or where it is difficult to conduct local examinations.

Please contact your local representative or go to the product site for more information about the availability.

Click here to find the product sheet