Sketch on napkin leads to Cincinnati Children’s spinning out new company

Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Courier.

Written by Barrett J. Brunsman.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center today launched a new company, Xact Medical, to commercialize a system that uses robotics and ultrasound to guide a needle tip to a precise location in the body.

The Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery system, or FIND, began with sketch on the back of a napkin in 2012. It quickly progressed from an idea to a prototype.

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And read more at CincyTech and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Originally published March 8, 2017.

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