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August 20, 2019: ZSX Medical receives IDE approval from FDA and IRB approval from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to begin its United States clinical trial. Enrollment begins!

March 25, 2019: ZSX Medical and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital enter into agreement to perform the first United States clinical study with Zip-stitch™. We're not ones to toot our own horn, so we'll toot Jefferson's horn instead. Jefferson is nationally-ranked in 10 different medical specialties, and has become a serious force in supporting innovation in medical care in the Philadelphia area under the headship of gynecologist Stephen Klasko, MD, named best innovator in Philadelphia in 2016. ZSX is proud to partner with Jefferson to bring Zip-stitch™ into the world.

November 21, 2018: FDA says Zip-stitch™ looks good so far, but asks for additional clinical data. So ZSX prepares for its second clinical trial, this time with a shiny new reusable applicator.

October 23, 2018: Teleflex acquires Essential Medical for an undisclosed amount (insiders say it was a zillion dollars). Why is this in ZSX Medical news? Some company that makes a surgical closure system that competes with (and is better than) sutures has a great exit... you betcha that's relevant to us. Plus, Greg Walters, Essential Medical's CEO, is one of the great guys in medtech, and we're thrilled to see him succeed.

August 26, 2018: ZSX Medical is selected to present three abstracts and an oral presentation at the 49th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally-invasive Gynecology in Las Vegas, Nevada. What happens at AAGL stays at AAGL, but not really because the proceedings are published in the Journal of Minimally-Invasive Gynecology.

May 22, 2018: ZSX Medical concludes 1-year follow-up of patients from its first clinical trial with more great results. Happy birthday to clinical stage ZSX!

March 12, 2018: ZSX Medical submits its first 510(k) application to the FDA, and waits with patience. This is a better announcement if you read it out loud.

February 28, 2018: ZSX completes its SBIR Phase II Grant after receiving over a million dollars as part of the award. Thank you, America!

November 22, 2017: ZSX's first ease of use clinical trial concludes 6-month follow-up with happy patients and happy doctors.

November 15, 2017: ZSX is granted PCT 2844155, our 3rd European Patent, to go with our 3 US patents.

May 16, 2017: Procedures begin during ZSX's first ease of use clinical trial in Monterrey, Mexico.

March 29, 2017: The Broad Street Angels make their first major investment in ZSX medical to the tune of $200,000.

February 14, 2017: ZSX in the media transitioning from prototypes to production with an exciting manufacturing transfer.

October 28, 2016: Technical.ly Philly reports that ZSX Medical wins the $100K Most Valued Company Prize at the 4th Annual Angel Capital Expo hosted by the difficult to pronounce, but prestigious Keiretsu Forum. Check out Technical.ly Philly's Tweet Hurray!

March 3, 2016: The Rowan Innovation Venture Fund steps up to the plate, announcing it has invested $200,000 in ZSX Medical. This investment is the part of a larger round, filled mainly by angel investors, totaling 1.7 MM big ones.

July 8, 2015: The National Science Foundation piles on the love, awarding yet another $150,000 to ZSX Medical to help bring Zip-stitch™ to market as part of their Technology Enhancement for Commercial Partnerships program. Huzzah for non-dilutive funding!

July 1, 2015: Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeast Pennsylvania wisely doubles down on its investment in ZSX Medical, committing another $250,000 to fund continued product development.

August 10, 2014: The National Science Foundation stamps ZSX as the bee's knees with yet another grant. This time, a $750,000 Phase II SBIR grant.

July 26, 2014: ZSX Medical CEO Dan Mazzucco and Medical Design Technology discuss how to create effective partnerships for product design. That Dan Mazzucco sure is knowledgeable.

April 2, 2014: Medical Design Technology ballyhoos the results of ZSX Medical's collaboration with Boston Device Development. As unbiased observers, we agree with their assessment.

August 1, 2013: Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeast Pennsylvania announces commitment to invest $250,000 in ZSX Medical.

June 25, 2013: ZSX Medical CEO Dan Mazzucco interviewed at IN3 Medical Device 360.

June 2, 2013: The National Science Foundation declares ZSX the cat's pajamas, issuing us a Phase I SBIR grant, totaling $180,000.

May 31, 2013: Med City News reports on ZSX Medical's "suture alternative that could improve hysterectomy" and our April 2013 financing.

November 12, 2012: ZSX Medical wins first place at the Venture Association of New Jersey Pitch Olympics.

September 14, 2012: The Philadelphia Business Journal publishes an article featuring Zip-stitch™ and ZSX Medical.

March 26, 2012: Elsevier Business Intelligence publishes an article featuring Zip-stitch™ and ZSX Medical.

March 28, 2011: ZSX Medical wins "Most Likely to Succeed" grand prize at NJTC Venture Conference.

December 13, 2010: ZSX Medical presents to Pharmaceutical Consulting Consortium International.

October 13, 2010: ZSX Medical presents Zip-stitch™ at AdvaMed 2010 -- Major Conference of Medical Device Companies to Learn of Zip-Stitch™ Surgical Closure System.

October 20, 2010: ZSX Medical presents Zip-stitch™ at IMPACT 2010 -- Northeast Venture Conference to Learn of Zip- Stitch™ Surgical Closure System.

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