XACT Brings in Funding and CE Mark for Robotics Navigation System

XACT Robotics has received CE mark for its robotics navigation steering system. On top of that, the Caesarea, Israel-based company has raised about $5 million in a series C round. How’s that for being efficient? The company said the funds will mainly be used for the launch and operation of seven Centers of Excellence in the US, Europe, and Israel, where the company expects that hundreds of clinical procedures will be conducted within the next 12 months with the XACT robotic navigation and steering system. The XACT robotics system is currently approved and being used for CT-guided percutaneous procedures in the abdomen. Later this year, the system's application is expected to be expanded for use in additional clinical centers and with other imaging modalities, such as Cone-Beam CT and Fluoroscopy, and for additional indications, including spinal and lung procedures. "The CE Mark approval is a key achievement for XACT and an important milestone towards entering the European market," Chen Levin, CEO of XACT Robotics, said in a release. "In parallel, the closing of our latest financial round will enable us to initiate the launch of our robotics system next year, while continuing to develop additional features for the system. Our Center of Excellence in Hadassah Medical Center is the first of seven centers that we plan to launch by the end of this year in leading medical centers in the US, Europe and Israel. The goal of these centers is to gain add...
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