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12.01.15
Healionics Awarded $1.5M SBIR Grant from NIH to Advance Clot-Resistant Synthetic Vascular Graft for Dialysis Patients
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04.22.15
Healionics Awarded $1.3 Million Phase II NIH SBIR Grant to Advance Development of a Next-Generation Hemodialysis Access Device
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12.17.14
Healionics Awarded SBIR Contract from DOD to Develop Biointegrated Synthetic Vascular Graft
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09.08.14
Healionics Receives SBIR Grant from National Institutes of Health to Develop Needle Free Dialysis Access Devices
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02.13.14
Second Patent Issued for Healionics’ Textured STAR Biointerface
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10.03.13
iSTAR Medical and Pioneer expand distribution agreement to Taiwan
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08.29.13
Healionics' Buddy Ratner Receives European Society for Biomaterials Award
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08.22.13
Healionics Receives ISO 13485 Certification
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04.16.13
iSTAR Medical signs exclusive distributor agreement with OftalMedica of Italy
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02.12.13
Patent Issued for Healionics' Textured STAR® Biointerface
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01.09.13
iSTAR Medical signs exclusive distributor agreement with Pioneer Pharma of China
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11.15.12
Patent Expands Coverage for Healionics' STAR® Biomaterial Technology
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09.20.12
Healionics Awarded $900k Grant from NIH
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09.14.12
iSTAR Medical wins €3.6m grant for STARflo PLUS™ glaucoma implant system
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09.05.12
iSTAR Medical signs exclusive distributor agreement with Device Technologies
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08.20.12
Healionics' Andrew Marshall to be Awarded the Innovation / Commercialization Award at the TERMIS World Congress
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07.03.12
iSTAR Medical Receives CE Mark Approval for STARflo Glaucoma Implant
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06.05.12
Healionics' Andrew Marshall named one of 40 Under 40 by MD+DI
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06.01.12
Healionics' subsidiary iSTAR Medical receives ISO 13485 Certification
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05.18.12
Healionics' subsidiary iSTAR Medical to present at EuroMedtech 2012 in Grenoble, France
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04.16.12
University of Washington and Healionics Team Up to Win Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) Award
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07.05.11
Patent Issued for Healionics' STAR Biomaterial
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04.20.11
Healionics' Subsidiary iSTAR Medical Selected to Present at EuroMedtech 2011 in Turin, Italy
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04.08.11
Dr. Andrew Marshall to Speak on STAR's Ability to Combat Catheter-Related Infection at the Society for Biomaterials in Orlando, Florida
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03.14.11
CEO Michel Alvarez Presents iSTAR Medical at IN3 Europe 2011
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02.02.11
iSTAR Medical Expands Scientific Advisory Board
Expertise to Support STARflo™ Glaucoma Implant
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11.12.10
Healionics Receives $244,500 Grant from the QTDP Program
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10.26.10
Healionics Launches iSTAR Medical with Belgian Financial Support
Spinout to develop "next generation" ophthalmic implants with STAR  Biomaterial
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10.06.10
Healionics to Present at AdvaMed 2010
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07.30.10
Healionics Receives $200,000 Award from National Institutes of Health
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07.15.10
Healionics Partners with UW, Receives Washington Technology Center (WTC) Award for Infection-Reducing Biotechnology
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05.19.10
CEO Michel Alvarez to Introduce iSTAR Medical at EuroMedtech 2010 in Leipzig, Germany
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03.25.10
Healionics to Present at the Translational Regenerative Medicine Venture Forum
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02.02.10
Dr. Andrew Marshall to Speak on STAR’s Ophthalmic Applications at the Society for Biomaterials in Seattle
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11.30.09
Dr. Buddy Ratner Presents Research on Healing and Regeneration at the Material Research Society's Fall Meeting
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10.09.09
Healionics Receives STTR Grant from National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Develop New Artificial Cornea
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09.30.09
Healionics Selected to Present at AdvaMed 2009
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09.11.09
Dr. Buddy Ratner Receives Prestigious 2009 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award
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09.02.09
Healionics Named as Collaborating Organization in the Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) Award for Catheter Research
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06.26.09
Dr. Andrew Marshall to Present STAR® Biomaterial at World Congress of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS)
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06.15.09
Dr. Andrew Marshall Presents STAR® Biomaterial Scaffolds for Wound Repair and Device Biointegration at Polymers in Medicine and Biology: 2009
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05.29.09
CEO Michel Alvarez Invited to Present Healionics at the New York Venture Summit
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05.14.09
CEO Michel Alvarez to Introduce Healionics and Its Innovative STAR® Biomaterial at EuroMedtech 2009 in Dusseldorf, Germany
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03.24.09
Healionics Ships First Commercial Product Featuring STAR Biomaterial
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03.18.09
Healionics to Present Research on STARcuff™ at Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting
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12.11.08
Healionics Completes Series B Financing
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09.09.08
Healionics Announces Multi-Million Dollar STAR® Biomaterial Supply Agreement with TR BioSurgical for Veterinary Glaucoma Implant
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06.05.08
Healionics Expands Research Applications for STAR® Biomaterial Scaffold
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01.29.08
Healionics completes Series A Financing
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12.18.07
Healionics signs agreements to advance STAR research in implanted glucose sensor and negative pressure wound therapy applications.
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09.19.07
Healionics partners with Strategic Applications Inc.
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07.24.07
Healionics partners with BioMimetic Tissue Sciences
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In contrast to many porous biomaterials that are "found" materials originally designed for other uses (such as filtration), STAR has been specifically engineered for the purpose of enhancing biointegration and promoting healing.