01/06/2023

Medtronic has entered right into a set of definitive agreements to amass EOFlow Co., producer of the EOPatch gadget — a tubeless, wearable and totally disposable insulin supply gadget. 

The addition of EOFlow, along with Medtronic’s Meal Detection Know-how algorithm and next-generation steady glucose monitor (CGM), is predicted to broaden the corporate’s skill to handle the wants of extra people with diabetes, regardless of the place they’re of their remedy journey or desire for the way they need their insulin delivered.

Que Dallara, EVP & president, Medtronic Diabetes, mentioned: “Our objective is to simplify diabetes administration and ship the well-established advantages of automated insulin supply to our clients within the methods they need and want. We’re excited to introduce a differentiated wearable patch possibility to offer extra affected person alternative and drive additional innovation for many who wish to use know-how to make dwelling with diabetes simpler. We stay up for increasing our choices to take part within the patch pump market and enabling these clients entry to our seamless ecosystem of assist.”

The EOPatch gadget, which incorporates a microfluidic know-how designed to ship insulin with excessive accuracy and reliability whereas minimising the danger of insulin occlusion, is authorised for advertising in Europe, South Korea, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates with a suitable smartphone software that enables customers to observe and management the patch instantly from their cellphone. Upon closing of the transaction, Medtronic will work to combine the EOPatch gadget with its next-generation sensor and clinically confirmed Meal Detection Know-how algorithm at present provided in its MiniMed 780G system. With the event and regulatory authorisation of the next-generation EOPatch gadget, Medtronic clients may have entry to a broad vary of options throughout sensible a number of day by day injections (MDI), tethered insulin pumps, and wearable insulin patch applied sciences leveraging clinically superior and confirmed algorithms and seamlessly built-in to a single CGM platform.

Jesse J. Kim, CEO and founding father of EOFlow, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to speed up our subsequent section of development with a companion like Medtronic who shares our objective of simplifying diabetes administration to make life simpler for the shoppers we serve. Collectively, we’ll work to advance innovation in wearable insulin patch know-how to broaden our attain to extra people around the globe dwelling with diabetes. With a worldwide footprint in over 100 nations, skill to scale up manufacturing rapidly, and superior software program and sensor capabilities, Medtronic is the best strategic companion for EOFlow.”