Pathfinder Medical is a medical device company founded within Imperial College London in 2014.

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Based in London, UK with in-house development and manufacturing facilities including an ISO Class 7 Cleanroom

The company is focused on developing its patented platform catheter guidance technology (ePATH) to advance endovascular procedures in peripheral interventions and vascular access creation

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2022 Series A
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Management Team

Sorin Popa is a visiting Researcher in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London and an Enterprise Hub Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has an Electrical Engineering degree with distinction from the University Western Ontario and a Research Masters degree with distinction in Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship from Imperial College London. Sorin has research and development experience with implantable medical devices and was previously a co-founder of a social media marketing application.

Dan Brasier has over 15 years engineering experience within highly regulated industries with the last 8 years managing technical teams to commercialize medical devices. His most recent position was as Head of Operations Engineering for a leading UK developer of AAA SGs and delivery systems.

Daniel Kendal has more than 24 years of manufacturing engineering experience. He has successfully set up manufacturing operations in Asia and managed global supply chains. His most recent position was as a Senior Project Engineer for a leading UK developer of AAA stent grafts and delivery systems.

Simon Hogan has over 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Prior to joining the industry he worked as a surgeon in the NHS with a focus on general and vascular surgery. His qualifications include an MSc in Surgical Technology from Imperial College and his most recent roles involved setting up clinical studies with a view to securing regulatory approval for new products and new indications.

The company has a strong team of medical device professionals, including 2 PhDs and over 130 years of industry experience between them.