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Seventh Sense BiosystemsTouch-Activated Phlebotomy Device Name: Seventh Sense Biosystems

Seventh Sense Biosystems

Touch-Activated Phlebotomy Device 

Name: Seventh Sense Biosystems

Technology: Seventh Sense Biosystems (7SBio) has developed an at-home blood testing device using its proprietary Touch-Activated Phlebotomy technology. The device uses microneedles to puncture the uppermost layers of skin and draw blood. As a result, the need for large needles that draw blood from the arm arm is eliminated.Patients can use the device - the size of a stethoscope - at home to draw blood. The device gives visual clues to let the patient know when the blood extraction is complete.The device has CE Mark in Europe.

Headquarters: Medford, Massachusetts

CEO: Howard Weisman

         
[Image courtesy of Seventh Sense Biosystems Website]
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