CORIDEA is an idea generator, technology incubator and consulting firm that applies established technologies to new targets in the cardio-renal and cardio-pulmonary fields. Since its inception in 2003, Coridea has launched six startup companies including Ardian, CHF Solutions, and Respicardia (formerly, Cardiac Concepts). The $800 MM acquisition of Ardian by Medtronic marked the highest-priced venture capital-backed pre-revenue medical device acquisition to date. With 65 U.S. patents licensed by companies such as Evalve, Zoll Medical, Nephros, and PLC Medical; over $150 million in venture capital financing; and the invention of 2011 Edison Award-winning Symplicity® Catheter System™, Coridea is a leader in medical device innovation.
MEDICAL DEVICES CREATED BY CORIDEA RECEIVE HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS
CHF Solutions/Gambro Aquadex received Gold Medical Design Excellence Award in 2004
Ardian/Medtronic Symplicity Catheter received Silver Edison Award and Cleveland Clinic #1 of 10 Top Medical Innovation
Award in 2011