Clear Guide Medical Receives Health Canada Medical Device Licence on the Clear Guide ONE

Clear Guide Medical announces that its first clinical product, the Clear Guide ONE has received a Medical Device Licence from Health Canada.  This allows the marketing and sale of the device in Canada.

The Clear Guide ONE revolutionizes medical image guidance with a compact, ergonomic, easy-to-use ultrasound probe attachment that provides accurate and immediate real-time needle guidance. The Clear Guide ONE allows the physician to visualize the needle path on-screen before entering the patient, allowing better planning of the intervention and more accuracy in placement.  The Clear Guide ONE is a radical innovation in the field of image guidance because of its price and ease-of-use. The system makes using ultrasound guidance for inserting needles into patients the norm, resulting in better patient access and outcomes, and reduced health care costs.

Clear Guide Medical is a privately-held company based in Baltimore, MD which develops innovative technologies to provide advanced image-guidance for needle-based interventions and diagnostics.  In the United States and Canada, the Clear Guide ONE and the Clear Guide EDU training system are available for pre-order immediately by contacting The Clear Guide ONE has been recommended for CE Mark certification. The company won the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award in the Life Sciences/Medical Device category and was also a finalist in Maryland's 2013 and 2012 Innovation, Corporate Excellence and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Awards.  The company is a Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company, meaning that investors are eligible for income tax credits equal to 50% of an eligible investment. The company has received over $3 million in public and angel funding and is currently seeking private investment.