Emovi is Accelerating its Growth Through a 15M$ Series C Investment Led by TVM Capital Life Science

I am proud to partner with world-class venture capital funds to ensure that Emovi will become a major player in the global orthopaedic and sports medicine field”

— Michelle Laflamme, President and CEO

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, April 1, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Montreal, CANADA – April 1st, 2019 – Emovi announced today its partnership with TVM Capital Life Science and co-investors StandUp Ventures and Desjardins Capital to support its global commercial activities. This 15M$ Series C investment is combined with other capital for a total of 20M$.

With this capital infusion, Emovi will be able to support its goal of driving clinical adoption for its core product, KneeKG. Emovi is proud to promote the commercial expansion by offering its KneeKG product to a larger number of clinics and hospitals across North America.

“I am proud to partner with world-class venture capital funds to ensure that Emovi will become a major player in the global orthopaedic and sports medicine field. These investments enable us to support clinical adoption of our product in Canada, the United States and Europe” – Michelle Laflamme, President and CEO.

“Emovi commercializes an innovative medical device targeting a very important need: the need to better understand and treat causes of knee pain with objective data. This is a common need world-wide. Our investment will position Emovi as a world leader while concurrently keeping its corporate roots in the province of Quebec. Emovi will benefit from TVM Capital Life Science’s European and North-American network to facilitate its market access abroad.” – Dr. Luc Marengere, Managing Partner, TVM Capital Life Science.

To better meet demand, Emovi plans to continue to increase its number of employees as well as its production capabilities in the months to come. Emphasis will be placed on additional product adoption by health professionals in order to better support market expansion.

About Emovi

Emovi (Emovi.ca), headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a company offering medical solutions for joints assessments. In partnership with the Quebec university research community, including the CRCHUM and École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Emovi completed the development of the KneeKG, a unique clinical tool evaluating knee functional deficiencies linked to patients’ symptoms and pathology progression. Emovi hopes to broaden access to this technology and improve the quality of life for people struggling with diseases such as knee osteoarthritis, ligament or meniscus tears, patellofemoral pain syndrome, tendinitis and biomechanical deficiencies resulting in pain and disability.

About TVM Capital Life Science

TVM Capital Life Science is providing venture capital to the international pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical technology industries with more than 35-years of transatlantic investment track record and more than US$1.4bn raised. With its advisory, corporate finance and investment teams located in Montreal and Munich, the TVM Capital

Life Science team provides investors, as well as entrepreneurs and innovation-seeking biopharmaceutical companies, access to global life science innovation and provides paths for successful tech transfer and commercialization for the benefit of patients and investors alike. The TVM Capital Life Science international team looks back on more than 140 investments and over 90 exits, including more than 45 initial public offerings on all major U.S. and European stock exchanges. The team has gained unrivalled international investment and business development experience with their track record of dedicated board work, significant contribution to global networks in the world of life science research and product development, and a direct knowledge of the local markets. More information: www.tvm-lifescience.com

About StandUp Ventures
StandUp Ventures invests in breakthrough companies led by women. We believe that women-led companies think outside the box, recruit great talent, and serve bigger markets. We invest in Canadian seed-stage technology companies with at least one woman in a C-level leadership position within the company. The fund leverages the MaRS IAF platform and was launched in May 2017 with an anchor investment from BDC Capital.

About Desjardins Capital
Nearly 45 years strong, Desjardins Capital (previously Desjardins Venture Capital) has a mission to value, support and nurture the best of Quebec entrepreneurship. With assets under management of C$2.4 billion, Desjardins Capital helps contribute to the longevity of some 470 companies, cooperatives and funds in various sectors from across Quebec. In addition to helping to create and maintain more than 58,000 jobs, this subsidiary of Desjardins Group offers business owners access to a large business network and supports their business growth. For more information, visit www.desjardins-capital.com or our LinkedIn page.

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IIM Kozhikode Tops The Dare2Compete's Competitive B-School 2019 Ranking Followed by XLRI Jamshedpur

IIM Kozhikode is Dare2Compete's Most Competitive B-School 2019 Followed by XLRI Jamshedpur. Most Competitive Business Leader is Priya Kumari, IIM, Ahmedabad.

NEW DELHI, DELHI, INDIA, April 1, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Indian Institutes of Management over the past decade are a regular feature in the news. Be it for their achievements, lush green campuses or the high packages that its students are offered during placements. The genius and rigor of IIMs is unparalleled. IIM Kozhikode has proved this once again, by winning the 'The Most Competitive B-School 2019' under the Dare2Compete Awards. XLRI stood second, followed by SIBM Pune as the third-most competitive B-School.

Dare2Compete is the leading and the fastest growing competitive ecosystem across domains – B-Schools, Engineering Colleges and Graduate Colleges – having conceptualised and executed campus engagements for their prime clientele like Reliance, Aditya Birla Group, PepsiCo, HUL, Hero MotoCorp, Flipkart, Amazon, Airtel, Vodafone and many more.

Its initiative, Dare2Compete Awards, aims to drive and recognize all stakeholders of this ecosystem – Students, B-Schools and Companies. The Award ceremony was held at JW Marriott Sahar Mumbai on 26th March, with the who's who in town cheering the young talent. It had panel discussions on various topics, ranging from innovation to building brand equity to opportunities in big diversified groups.

A star-studded panel discussion opened with MeghnaApparao, Director, Amazon India; Emrana Sheikh from Johnson & Johnson who is the Enterprise HR Head-India & South Asia; Sunny Sharma, Head HR – Sales, Marketing, E-Commerce and Talent Acquisition from RB India Health; and Krishnan Vaidyanathan, General Manager HR from Asian Paints discussing about 'Creating the Culture of Innovation and Driving it'.

Followed by an interesting conversation on 'Necessity of Building Brand Equity in Campuses', which had Rohit T Koshy, Director, Africa, India & Middle East, Advisory Services, EY, moderating, Warren Patrick, EVP & Head, Strategic HR from Edelweiss; Sunil Singh, Director Talent Acquisition from Abbott; Nidhi Kajaria, Head HR – International, SME, Commercial Banking from ICICI Bank and Flipkart’s Sandeep Nainwal who is the Head of University Relations and Campus Hiring.

The final Panel discussion of the day saw Satyajit Iyer, Senior Vice President, Head Talent Acquisition Group of Reliance Industries Ltd; Mahindra and Mahindra’s Executive Vice President, Group Human Capital and Leadership Development, Dr. Prince Augustin; and Aditya Birla Group’s KaustuvBhattacharya, Portfolio Head, Young Talent Management. This panel gave an interesting insights into 'The Experiences and The Opportunities in Big Diversified Indian Business Groups'.

All the three panel discussions were a great insight for the future Business Leaders as they touched upon some critical decision making parameters.

The Most Competitive Business Leader 2019 is Priya Kumari from IIM, Ahmedabad, once again justifying all the buzz and attention that IIMs attract. She excelled in five competitions from Mahindra, EXL, RPG, Bajaj Finserv and Flipkart. The Competitive Business Leader was ascertained based on medals and stars earned by students, on securing meritorious positions in corporate organised competitions, over the past academic year.

Priyadarshi from IMT Ghaziabad stood second followed by Shaffaf from IIFT, Akshay and Satakshi from IIM Lucknow, and Naveen from IIM Rohtak. All of them excelled in at least five competitions with Akshay and Satakshi taking the lead with seven competitions.

Competitive B-Schools were ranked based on medals that their students have earned. IIM Kozhikode students won 21 medals followed by XLRI Jamshedpur with 20 medals.

No surprises when it comes to the Most Prestigious B-School Competition, it's HUL LIME Season 10, the poster boy of campus engagements, from Hindustan Unilever Limited. It was followed by Amazon's ACE Challenge as second and Mahindra War Room as third. YES Bank Transformation Series stood fourth and Reliance TUP 4.0 was rewarded as the fifth most prestigious B-School competition. These rankings were based on 6,100+ votes from students across premier B-schools.

About Dare2Compete

Dare2Compete is an employer branding consultant that enhances brand visibility, brand engagement and brand equity across campuses in India through enriching digital and(or) on-ground campaigns in form of competitions. A leading student community with the highest reach and penetration in all the campuses across domains – B-Schools, T-Schools, Arts & Science, etc. We have 1+ million registered users from 5,000+ campuses.

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Pro-In® minimiza el riesgo de infección en el aeropuerto y ayuda a solucionar el problema mundial de residuos plásticos.

Aeropuertos: Las bandejas de los controles de seguridad están altamente contaminadas con gérmenes y bacterias, según un estudio científico.

ESCHBORN, ALEMANIA, April 1, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — En los aeropuertos, las bandejas de los controles de seguridad son un riesgo para la salud, que hasta ahora había pasado inadvertido. Un estudio* científico reciente, ha demostrado un alto nivel de carga microbiana y viral, que muestra un riesgo significativo de infección y contribuye a la rápida propagación de gripe y otras epidemias. Sobre esta base, la Startup Pro-In® Protect Innovations, ha desarrollado un protector especial para minimizar el riesgo de infección procedente de las bandejas. Así mismo, el producto puede contribuir a reducir el impacto ambiental de los residuos plásticos a nivel mundial.

A finales de agosto de 2018, el Instituto Nacional de Salud y Bienestar de Finlandia, en cooperación con la Universidad de Nottingham (Inglaterra) y la Unión Europea, publicó un estudio* sobre la carga viral y de gérmenes en los aeropuertos. El nivel más alto de contaminación se encontró en las bandejas del punto de control de seguridad, donde se colocan el equipaje de mano y artículos personales para su inspección. Como resultado, las bandejas del control de seguridad son un riesgo clave para la salud y multiplicadores en epidemias y pandemias.

Los patógenos permanecen activos durante días en las bandejas y en las pertenencias personales. Hasta ahora, no se había expuesto ninguna solución. Por primera vez, la empresa alemana Pro-In® Protect Innovations, ha creado Pro-In® Protect Inlay: un protector especialmente desarrollado para las bandejas de los controles de seguridad. Se coloca sobre la bandeja del control y se desecha inmediatamente después de su uso, eliminando el contacto directo entre la superficie de la bandeja y las pertenencias personales, de este modo evitando la contaminación durante todo el control de seguridad.
Eckhard Melz de Pro-In® Protect Innovations: "La cubierta protectora proporciona una solución segura e higiénica que beneficia la salud de todos los involucrados en el control. De manera simple, minimiza el riesgo de transmisión de patógenos y suciedad".
Debido a la aplicación simple y rápida, no se retrasa el proceso del control de seguridad.

Actualmente se produce en Polietileno totalmente reciclable o procedente de residuos de plástico. Utilizando plástico reciclado de varias fuentes como los océanos, a parte de su reciclaje, se puede transformar el producto usado en una energia limpia, mediante una planta de valorización de residuos integrada.
Eckhard Melz: „Producimos un producto útil de los residuos plásticos para proteger nuestra salud, y luego lo desechamos ecológicamente, ayudando así a limpiar el planeta.”
La innovadora protección se adapta a las exigencias de los aeropuertos, aerolíneas, organizaciones con controles de seguridad y hoteles.
Más información en www.pro-in.com

*Fuente: https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-018-3150-5

Sobre Pro-In® Protect Innovations:
Pro-In® Protect Innovations GmbH tiene su sede en Eschborn (Alemania). El equipo, dirigido por la Gerente Saray González Marín y el Director Eckhard Melz, se especializa en la fabricación y venta de productos de seguridad para la salud en espacios públicos de alta frequencia, como aeropuertos, organizaciones e industria hotelera. Pro-In® Protect Inlay, para las bandejas del control de seguridad, minimiza el riesgo de contagio durante el control de seguridad de pasajeros y equipaje de mano en los aeropuertos, al mismo tiempo que ayuda a contener infecciones, epidemias, pandemias y contribuye a la eliminación de residuos plasticós.

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