There are millions of people across the globe suffering from “bone deformities” e.g., limbs or bones of different lengths or scoliosis of their spine. A range of factors can cause these defects: traumatic injury, infections, cancers, and congenital abnormalities. For patients, the deformity may be painful to live with, but the social and psychological stigma can be devastating and can completely wreck their quality of life.


These patients have only a limited range of very painful and inconvenient treatment options – stressful for the patient and their families. For patients with deformed limbs, the most widely used treatment remains limb lengthening with external fixation. While the fixator itself is comparatively cheap, it must be worn for many months, it pierces the patient’s skin and is extremely cumbersome, uncomfortable, and complication prone. The high rate of complications and long sick leaves result in high total treatment costs.

We have used our engineering competencies in the management of smart materials and wireless electronics to create a true disruptive change in treating the above-mentioned patient group. Our first product will be a complete leg lengthening solution. The Synoste Nitinail is an internally implantable device that offers greater patient safety, lengthening control, and convenience; this results in a better patient and cost outcomes. The implantable Synoste Nitinail guarantees patients safer treatment, less infections, and less pain. Synoste means a faster return to work and regaining your quality of life quality.


HTGF Exit Synoste Oy

Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds and Evonik Venture Capital – Synoste Oy becomes part of Globus Medical Globus Medical, based in Audubon, Pennsylvania, USA, is a leading medical device manufacturerThe Finnish start-up Synoste, with offices in Helsinki and…

SYNOSTE Ltd raises €5.1 million to launch its smart skeletal deformation correction technology

SYNOSTE Ltd, a Finnish medical device company creates smart solutions for patient-friendly bone-lengthening and bone-deformation correction. The company, also located in Düsseldorf, Germany has raised over five million euros to start clinical investigations and to develop new clinical applications. SYNOSTE’s…

Venture Capital: Evonik invests in SYNOSTE, a medical technology start-up in Düsseldorf and Helsinki

High-tech implant will make leg-lengthening treatment easier and less painful New medical application with high performance polymer VESTAKEEP® PEEK from Evonik Technology estimated to be available on the market in 2017 Evonik Industries has invested in the start-up company SYNOSTE Oy via its venture capital arm and…

Synoste Oy raises € 2.2 M in the first closing of A-round financing to acquire CE-approval for a next generation implant for correcting skeletal deformities

Synoste Oy, a Finnish medical device company is developing a next-generation of patient friendly implants for the correction of skeletal deformations. Synoste’s proprietary technology will act as a platform for a range of long and short bone, spinal, and craniomaxilofacial applications providing solutions for…

Synoste Oy raises € 2.8 M in financing to Develop Next-Generation implants for correcting skeletal deformities

Synoste Oy, a Helsinki and Düsseldorf based medical device company is developing next-generation implantable devices based on their unique and proprietary technology platform. The company has now raised a seed-round of € 0.8 M to advance the development of its first product aimed at the limb lengthening market. The…

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