ICI MEETING 2019
Posted February 1, 2020 - In December, The Jon DeHaan Foundation was pleased to sponsor the ICI Meeting 2019 Innovation Award competition in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fourteen medical device start-up companies from around the world presented at this event to a panel of distinguished medical professionals.
Healium Medical was voted the winner. This Israeli company is developing a no-contact guided ablation system for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The company’s miniature ultrasound transducer has been designed to enable contact-less circumferential pulmonary vein isolation with real-time lesion monitoring. Their device could improve procedure efficacy for a cardiac condition that affects 46.1 million people worldwide.
Tom DeHaan, together with Professor Lotan and Dr. Rafi Beyar of ICI Meeting 2019, presented a $100 000 award to Ran Sela, CEO of Healium Medical. “We are thrilled to support companies like Healium Medical, who are pulling the needle forward in cardiac innovation.” says DeHaan. “The Foundation looks forward to continuing its support of events like the Innovation Award competition as we move into 2020.”