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WISE S.r.l.

The new generation of leads for neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson: unbreakable, less invasive and cheaper.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Milan, Lombardy, Italy
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website wisebiotech.com

Company Summary

WISE has the mission to develop and market the new generation of electrodes for neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson. These leads are produced through a proprietary innovative technology, allowing the metallization of stretchable polymers. The obtained electrodes are highly biocompatible, unbreakable, poorly invasive and cheaper than existing products.

Team

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    Luca Ravagnan
    Dr.

    CEO and co-founder of WISE S.r.l. He holds a PhD in Physics, and he has long-term experience in basic and applied research in the field of nanotechnology. He developed and patented the innovative technology on which the activity of WISE is based. In 2012 he received the Sapio Prize for the Italian Research, in 2011 the 2nd prize for the “Medical Business Idea 2011” (Charité Entrepreneurship Summit ), among several other respectful prizes.

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    Mario Zanone Poma
    Dott.

    Chairman of WISE. Graduated in Economics, he has long lasting managerial experience. During his career he has been CEO and chairman of big size companies as for instance Kalle Infortec, Telepiù, Mediocredito Lombardo, Intesa Mediocredito and Mediocredito Italiano. He is presently the vice President of the Italy-China Chamber of Commerce, the Chairman of Governance Consulting and the Chairman of Agite! SpA, the financial co-founder of WISE.

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    Sandro Ferrari
    Dr.

    R&D Manager of WISE. He holds a PhD in Biomaterials and a Master in Project Management becoming a certified Project Manager IPMA - Lev. C. After a post doc at the University of Washington (Seattle - USA) he joined CNR-INFM as a researcher till 2007. From 2007 to 2012 he worked as senior researcher and R&D project manager in a SME active in the area of composite ceramics.

Advisors

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    Studio Bernascone
    Lawyer
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    Koros
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Agite! S.p.A.
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    Veneto Nanotech S.C.p.A.
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