Navigation Links
Seventh Sense Biosystems Receives CE Mark Approval for its Touch Activated Phlebotomy Blood Collection and Testing System

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc., the leading developer of painless blood collection and diagnostic platforms, today announced it has obtained CE Mark approval for its Touch Activated Phlebotomy (TAP™) platform for blood collection and testing.

"This first regulatory approval is a significant milestone in our goal of expanding the reach of blood-based point-of-care diagnostics to a majority of patients, regardless of geography or setting," said Howard Weisman, CEO and President of Seventh Sense. "When fully commercialized, the TAP platform will incorporate additional capabilities for sample separation as well as dried blood spot and on-board diagnostic capabilities."

Studies show that a positive patient experience is closely linked to compliance with a prescribed treatment. Seventh Sense will be developing and commercializing novel diagnostic tools that are specially engineered to eliminate the pain and anxiety that can prevent patients from receiving appropriate care. The company's proprietary innovations in microneedle and microfluidic technology enable the collection of a stable, secure and high quality blood sample without painful lancing or the need for highly skilled medical personnel.

"We've surveyed patients and their physicians around the world and found a significant need for near painless, simple-to-use, and reliable blood collection and diagnostic devices that has so far been unmet," said Weisman.

The company plans to scale-up manufacturing capability in 2014 and continue the development of follow-on products for patients and clinicians in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.

About the Touch Activated Phlebotomy Device
Touch Activated Phlebotomy (TAP™) is a proprietary platform that draws capillary blood in a painless, one-step process without having to access a vein and it can be utilized across and integrated with a broad spectrum of diagnostic applications. The TAP system penetrates the uppermost layers of skin through the use of micro-needles, collects capillary blood using a novel microfluidic extraction process, and stabilizes the blood with anticoagulant if required. The device has a visual indicator to confirm that collection is complete. The TAP platform is designed for fully automated, high throughput manufacturing.

About Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc.
Founded in 2008, within Flagship VentureLabs™, Seventh Sense is developing an array of products based on the company's proprietary Touch Activated Phlebotomy (TAP™) painless blood collection platform, with an initial focus on enabling important diagnostic testing at the point of care by reducing the discomfort, anxiety and hassle of blood sample collection.  Seventh Sense is backed by leading investors Flagship Ventures and Polaris Partners.  For more information, please visit

For media inquiries contact:
Tim Richards
617-547-7246  ext. 222


SOURCE Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Hyland Software Hosts Seventh Annual OnBase/Epic User Forum
2. AUL Files Seventh Brief Supporting First Amendment Freedom of Conscience
3. Volcano Corporation Announces Webcast Of March Seventh Analyst Day
4. 3-V Biosciences To Present at the Seventh Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
5. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Seventh Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
6. Israeli Medical Device Company FlowSense Acquired by Baxter
7. iSonea Receives Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Leadership Award for its Path-Breaking Mobile Asthma Monitoring App, AsthmaSense
8. AuraSense Therapeutics Closes Tranche II of Series B Equity Investment
9. Deceptive Practices By Illegal Online Drug Sellers Give Consumers a False Sense of Legitimacy and Safety, Reports NABP
10. Xenon Licenses Antisense Drug XEN701 From Isis and Initiates Preclinical Toxicology Studies
11. Clinical Team Researching the Impact of the EarlySense System Wins Best Novel Idea Prize at the Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams 2013 8th International Conference
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... Cardiac Pacemaker Market Outlook to 2019 - Rise in Cardiac ... " report to their offering. ... Boston scientific and others. --> ... Medtronic, Biotronik, Boston scientific and others. ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ) has ... Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the ... Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging ... --> ) has announced the ... and Growth Strategies in the French Drugs ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... STOCKHOLM , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> Juntendo universitetssjukhus ser potential att ... av magnetresonansbilder (MR-bilder) för patienter med ... tecknat ett forskningsavtal med SyntheticMR AB för ... kliniska forskningsprojekt på sjukhuset. Med SyMRI kan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... Lizzie’s Lice Pickers just announced a special promotion that will run throughout ... of lice treatment product. In addition, customers will receive a complimentary head Check when ... is a sure way to ruin the holidays, so we encourage all of our ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... MPWH, the No.1 Herpes-only dating ... of 30 (see Table 1-1 ). More than 3.7 billion people under the ... virus type 1 (HSV-1), according to WHO's first global estimates of HSV-1 infection . ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... , ... A simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", which is hosted ... array of issues that are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing the world with ... changing the subjects consumers focus on, one episode at a time. , In ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) awarded accreditation to its Diagnostic ... list of CAAHEP accredited colleges, as only one of twelve colleges and universities in ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley ... Michigan boxing style concert posters. This is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful ... at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):