Rethinking Surgery.

OUR MISSION

Pioneer the next-generation quantitative surgical techniques.

We enable safe and efficient monitoring of tissues during cancer surgery without compromising workflows.

CHALLENGE

Surgeons regularly face problems during cancer surgery:

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Tumour cells
left undetected 

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Healthy tissues
unnecessarily resected

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Operative workflows
are complex

SOLUTION

Marginum enables unforeseen manual control by detecting tumours from surgical suction waste

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Precise detection
of tumour cells

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Minimal damage
to healthy tissues 

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Simplified workflow
at all times

OUR PRODUCT

Effortless, near real-time operating Marginum device monitors the surgical suction fluids’ content based on fluorescence intensity.

The surgeon is informed, if any traces of tumour are present in the resected tissue with truly objective and precise feedback.

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Unobtrusive

Safe to use

Intuitive

Hardware-fixed interface with audio feedback from analysis

Economic

Design utilises renewable materials & production is planned with minimal carbon footprint

Reliable

Highly sensitive & specific analysis

Robust

Technically failsafe

Stand-alone

No secondary devices required for utilisation

Arto Immonen
“During neurosurgical operation, distinguishing healthy brain tissue from malignant tumour is challenging with contemporary methods.” 

– Arto Immonen
Department Chief Physician,
Kuopio University Hospital
”Monitoring of various fluorescent biomarkers in resected cancer tissue aspirates will be a breakthrough in oncological surgery.”

– Juha E Jääskeläinen
Professor & Medical Council,
Kuopio University Hospital
Juha Jääskeläinen

LATEST NEWS & PRESS

6.9.2022 | Tekniikka&Talous

New device developed in Finland detects cancer better than surgeon

Cancerous tissue could be completely removed in the first operation. In this story, we’ll tell you what Marginum’s device is all about.

14.6.2022 | Business Kuopio

Marginum featured as one of rising stars in Kuopio start-up scene

Marginum Ltd, founded in autumn 2020, is developing next-generation technology for the removal of cancerous tumours.

27.4.2022 | Finnish Medical Journal

Smart tissue monitor detects cancer tissues from surgical waste

Precision techniques such as Marginum’s aspirate tissue monitoring enable unprecedently efficient identification of cancer tissue and the best possible treatment.

25.4.2022 | Mediuutiset

New tool for brain surgery in development for neurosurgeons

Contemporary techniques in glioma surgery are limited by their complexity, subjectivity and randomness, resulting in reoperations and suboptimal care.

11.4.2022 | Savon Sanomat

Marginum wins start-up competition at Tahko Ski Lift Pitch 2022

Marginum was selected as the winner of Tahko Ski Lift Pitch and awarded with the chance to be featured on the Nasdaq billboard in New York's Times Square.

7.2.2022 | Finnish Venture Capital Association

Smart tissue monitor developing Marginum Ltd raises first venture capital funding from Nostetta Ventures

Finnish start-up Marginum raises first venture capital funding from Nostetta Ventures for the commercialisation of smart tissue monitor.

ABOUT US

Marginum is a medical device company based in Kuopio, Finland.
We prioritize patient welfare and aim to improve surgical outcomes with unique tissue sensing techniques. 

The team consists of multidisciplinary experts dedicated to improving pre-existent surgical workflows with data-driven solutions.

Samu Lehtonen

BM BSc

Chief Executive Officer
Business & Operation

Antti-Pekka Elomaa

MD PhD A/Prof Neurosurgery

Chairman of Board
Education & Design

Juho Leskinen

MEng

Chief Technology Officer
Engineering & Commercialization

Dmitry Semenov

MSc PhD

Chief Scientific Officer
Prototyping & Optical systems

OUR PARTNERS

Nostetta
Business Finland
University of Eastern Finland
Kys

CONTACT

Contact us and learn more about the next steps
of our mission. 

Location: Kuopio, Finland

Email: info@marginum.com