Delft-based Clinical Graphics acquired by American Zimmer Biomet

Six-year old Delft-based medtech company Clinical Graphics has been aqcuired by American health care company Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE and SIX-listed). Financial details were not disclosed.

Clinical Graphics develops a 3D range-of-motion simulation technology that will be integrated in the hip preservation portfolio of Zimmer Biomet, the company said in a statement.

"3D imaging represents the next generation of treating joint pain, and we're excited to team up with Clinical Graphics and integrate our technologies," said Dan Williamson, Group President, Joint Reconstruction for Zimmer Biomet. Clinical Graphics, founded by Peter Krekel in 2010, is a spin-off from Delft University of Technology and is headquartered at technology incubator YES!Delft.

Joint treatment

The company enables physicians to see beyond the usual by converting medical scans into 3D motion simulations of patients' anatomy. Following analysis reports provide an interactive 360 view of the joint, supporting both physicians and patients to make well-informed treatment decisions.

"Zimmer Biomet is a well-respected leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, and an ideal parent company to usher our technologies into mainstream clinical practice as the standard of care for managing joint disease," said Krekel about the buy-out.

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