Medtech businesses in Colorado Springs are on the front lines of healthcare innovation.
Pyxant Labs is where ideas come to life through analytical research, development, and validation services to support early-stage drug discovery, pre-clinical studies, and clinical trial sample analysis. The medical division at Empirical Technologies Corp. provides mechanical testing and regulatory consulting and holds the widest scope of test standards in the U.S. under ISO Lab Competance.
Components are the core work at some Colorado Springs medtech companies.
At one of only two U.S. locations, BalSeal develops springs to improve the performance and reliability of powered surgical tools, orthopedic implants, and other critical medical equipment. Balloons, sheaths, leads, and peripherals from Philips support therapy devices, imaging systems, and other technology crucial for coronary health. At the General Machine headquarters, medical and electro-mechanical expertise takes the form of precision parts used in medical manufacturing.
Originally established in Silicon Valley, high-resolution imaging solutions leader dpiX ultimately opted for the business-friendly climate of Colorado Springs. With half of the global market share, dpiX serves medical, military, and industrial clients. In 2018, it became the first firm in North America to implement a new production line for x-ray sensors made on flexible foil (flexible substrates).
Crucial to healthcare, a suite of medical carts is the sole focus of Harloff. In support of COVID-19 pandemic recovery, the worldwide distributor added new mobile vaccine refrigerator carts to keep vaccines cold, viable, and ready for inoculation.
With a nearly 1,000-person workforce, DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, manufactures orthopedic and neurological products for joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery, and sports medicine.