SynCardia Systems LLC acquired by Picard Medical, Inc

Tucson, AZ – based SynCardia is the only company in the world with a US FDA-approved temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH). It is also CE marked in Europe and approved for use in over 30 countries around the world. The SynCardia TAH has been saving and extending lives in Europe and North America, having been implanted over 2,000 times to-date and it has accumulated hundreds of years of proven patient use and safety data.Continue reading

NASA Awards PADT and Penn State University a $375,000 Phase III STTR Research Grant

When we applied for a NASA Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant with Arizona State University in 2018 we had high hopes around that the idea of developing simulation and manufacturing techniques that would allow engineers to mimic structures found in Nature. Today’s win of a rare Phase III grant from NASA exceeded those hopes and further showed the space agencies’ interest in the research that PADT, ASU, and now Penn State are engaged in.

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