Digital-surgery-as-a-service company Galen Robotics announced today that it closed an oversubscribed Series A round worth $15 million.
Baltimore-based Galen Robotics, founded in 2016, develops a collaborative soft tissue surgical robot. It aims to become the first surgical robot company to launch “as-a-service” using the per-usage disposable model. The company submitted its surgical robot to the FDA for consideration.
This represents an effort to “level the surgical playing field,” according to a news release. Galen Robotics says its platform could erase large capital expenditures associated with today’s surgical robots. Once cleared, Galen Robotics intends to make its platform available for minimally invasive procedures. It first has its eye on laryngological procedures. Further indications could include ENT, neurosurgery, spine and cardiothoracic procedures.
Galen Robotics received an investment in its Series A from Ambix …