Cultivate(MD) invests in PEEK implant maker — 3 quick notes

Written by Angie Stewart | April 11, 2019 | Print  | Email

Interbody device manufacturer HAPPE Spine received financing from Genesis Innovation Group and its two investment healthcare funds.

What you should know:

1. Two cultivate(MD) capital funds joined Genesis Innovation Group in the financing round.

2. HAPPE Spine produces a fully porous PEEK implant for interbody spinal fusion procedures. The polymer technology combines bioactive, osteointegrative and radiolucent material, with hydroxyapatite whisker exposure throughout the implant that fosters bony ingrowth.

3. HAPPE Spine aims to seek regulatory approval and commercialize its cervical implant in the coming year.

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