Venture Portfolio - Supersonic Imagine


Key Figures

  • 2005
    Creation Date
  • 2010
    Investment Date
  • 2019
    Exit Date
  • Mérieux Participations 1
    Fund Name

Company Presentation

SuperSonic Imagine is a company specialized in the field of medical imaging.

The company designs, develops and markets a revolutionary ultrasound platform Aixplorer®, which operates a UltraFast ™ technology with an acquisition rate about 200 times faster than competing systems. Aixplorer® is the only ultrasound imaging to combine two types of waves: ultrasonic waves to construct images of exceptional quality and shear waves allowing physicians to visualize and analyze real-time tissue hardness through a reliable, reproducible, and noninvasive procedure.

This innovation, ShearWave ™ Elastography improves the detection and characterization of multiple pathologies in many applications. The platform Aixplorer® has received CE Mark in 2008 and was approved by the FDA in 2009 for several clinical applications: breast, thyroid, abdomen, liver, musculo-skeletal disorders, prostate, gynecology and obstetrics.

Exit Date: 2019


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