Venari Medical was established by 2016/2017 BioInnovate fellows Stephen Cox, Dr Nigel Phelan and Sean Cummins to create a novel medical device for the office-based treatment of varicose veins and venous ulcers, known as superficial venous disease, a condition that affects one in three people worldwide. The company received a substantial Commercialisation Fund grant from Enterprise Ireland in 2017 and is currently fundraising towards Series A investment to bring their innovation closer to commercialisation.

  • Established: 2017
  • Funding: €465,000
  • Status: Towards Commercialisation


Our Location

Situated on the prestigious campus of National University of Ireland Galway within the medieval city of Galway, European Capital of Culture in 2020, with equal easy access to the wilderness of Connemara in the west and the European mainland in the east, BioInnovate boasts a superb location.

Our affiliation with Stanford BioDesign has helped us to become one of the world’s leading innovation hubs with an immense debt of gratitude owed to Enterprise Ireland for both their financial and professional support in helping BioInnovate grow.

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