Inspira Technologies, a respiratory support technology company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) agreement with Terumo Cardiovascular, a division of Terumo Corporation, a global medical device company. Terumo Corporation operates in more than 160 countries and regions around the world, providing patients in a variety of medical settings with more than 50,000 products and services.
Terumo Cardiovascular are experts in the field of oxygenation systems, heart-lung machines and monitoring systems. The agreement provides for the manufacture of a flow mechanism that is intended to be integrated into Inspira Technologies' products for use in the extracorporeal circulation of the blood during the oxygenation process. This may also include integration into the INSPIRATM ART system, designed to introduce a new mode of acute respiratory care by boosting oxygen saturation levels in minutes using small volumes of blood. The INSPIRA ART system is designed to treat patients while they are awake and breathing spontaneously, reducing the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.