Precision. Care. Confidence.

Injeq IQ-Tip® spinal needle is a smart solution for lumbar punctures – based on bioimpedance detection it gives an alarm when the needle tip detects cerebrospinal fluid.

Injeq is developing intelligent medical technology for demanding lumbar punctures and medical injections. The leading product under development is the IQ-Tip® system, which is a novel method for demanding lumbar punctures. The clinical performance and safety of Injeq IQ-Tip® system have already been evaluated in three clinical trials in university hospitals. The smart needle system is feasible for lumbar punctures from neonates to older adults, including treatment punctures of children with leukemia.

Know precisely where the tip is

Injeq IQ-Tip® spinal needle facilitates lumbar puncture by alerting the physician with an audio alarm when the spinal fluid has been reached. You know precisely where the tip of the smart needle is, and when it has reached the spinal canal. Whether you are a seasoned medical professional or a recent medical school graduate, Injeq IQ-Tip system is an advanced tool to make lumbar puncture successful.

With Injeq IQ-Tip® it is possible to get the puncture right the first time, every time.

"Traumatic lumbar punctures are especially problematic, since they may introduce leukemia cells from blood to the central nervous system."

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Because Every Procedure Matters

 

  • Knowing that the needle tip is in the right place, you can avoid repeated, inconvenient punctures. Not only for patients with leukemia but also for newborn babies to whom lumbar punctures are particularly challenging.
  • Avoid unnecessary needle movements in spinal area.
  • Only 6% incidence of post-dural puncture headache – among the lowest incidences reported with the same-size needle of any type.
  • Enabling technology for further applications.

Injeq is actively participating in international and national medtech events and congresses with medical professionals

Injeq is participating in Congress of Joint European Neonatal Societies #jENS

Injeq is participating in Congress of Joint European Neonatal Societies #jENS. Our Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Harri Sievanen is presenting (poster 132). […]
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47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care (GNPI), 16 June 2021

Injeq IQ-Tip® system present at virtual 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care (GNPI)
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Visit us at SIOP Europe 2021!

Stay up-to-date with the newest technology in performing the challenging lumbar punctures in pediatric leukemia patients. Take advantage of our […]
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2nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology, 28 April 2021

Injeq IQ-Tip® system present at virtual SIOPE congress 28.-30. April 2021
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ISO 13485:2016 certified Quality Management System

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About us

Injeq was founded when a group of experts in the fields of technology and medicine identified a solution for a well-known medical need – to make lumbar punctures safer and more precise. The vision of a smart needle was further developed to a fully-formed idea, and from there to clinical research at neonatal intensive care units and pediatric oncology departments.

Now Injeq has a clinically proven product soon ready for the market, based on unique, tried and tested technology. Injeq IQ-Tip® spinal needle is the leading product in its field, offering safe and smooth procedures through real-time information.

Our staff consists of professionals with expertise in a wide range of fields, including medical research, signal processing, clinical research, European regulation, and various areas of production, quality assurance and corporate management.

We have an active corporate board, that includes the original developers of the innovation complemented with external experts. The board members support the operational organization and participate actively in company development.

The main benefits of our smart needle – Precision, Care and Confidence – are present in everything we do and what we want to offer our clients.

Injeq IQ-Tip® products are designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of the European Medical Device Regulation (MDR 2017/745). As a medical device manufacturer, Injeq applies standard ISO 13485:2016 in its quality system. European market entry for the innovative Injeq IQ-Tip® system is expected in 2021.