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DeviceGenerics, Inc.

DGI develops generic & premium off-patent medical devices eligible for FDA fast-track clearance, and uses a novel web-based sales approach.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Maple Grove, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2007
  • Employees 2

Company Summary

Many proven off-patent medical devices are priced at unsustainable margins. DeviceGenerics will offer quality, low cost generic and premium alternative devices to hospitals and providers. Its initial target market is disposable perfusion products used in open heart surgery. DGI will first offer, under its "ePerfusion" brand, its generic and patent-pending cardioplegia delivery sets, as well as improved cannula, using a novel e-commerce model.


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    Kenneth T Tyra

    Representative work experience:
    CEO, DeviceGenerics, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
    CEO, BidPass, LLC, Minneapolis, MN
    CEO, HiddenMind Technology, Inc., Cary, NC
    Partner, Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO
    Associate General Counsel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J.D., University of Michigan Law School
    A.B., University of Michigan Law School

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    William G O'Neill
    VP R&D

    VP R&D DeviceGenerics, Minneapolis, MN
    Owner and VP R&D, Global Device Solutions, which provides medical device engineering consulting
    Technical Fellow, CVRx: Designed catheter delivery systems for implanting a stimulating electrode
    Technical Fellow, J&J Ethicon: Designed minimally invasive instruments.
    Previous Roles: Designed perfusion products for Medtronic and Terumo.
    B.S. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering Michigan State Unive

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    Lee Carlson

    Medical Advisor, DeviceGenerics, Inc.
    Over twenty five years as a certified clinical perfusionist at Park Nicollet, Methodist Hospital in Hopkins, MN


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    James Patterson, Patterson Thuente, Minneapolis, MN
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    Bridget McKelvey, Johnson & Company Ltd., Minneapolis, MN