Micro C Announces Successful Early-Seed Round Capital Raise

This article initially appeared in the Georgia Tech News Section.

Savannah-based medical device startup has a developed a world first, all-in-one, hand-held X-ray and digital camera for surgeons. The device brings technology directly to the point of patient care, resulting in impressive clarity and super sharp images. Even better, there’s no need to worry about making sure technical settings are set up correctly. The handheld device only requires three simple buttons for pinpoint control. The innovative technology could soon make existing x-ray imaging devices a thing of the past.

Micro C, a Savannah-based medical device startup founded by a Georgia Tech graduate, said it successfully raised $260,000 in its early-seed funding round.

Micro C, one of the Advanced Technology Development Center’s ATDC Accelerate startup portfolio companies, developed an all-in-one, hand-held X-ray and digital camera for surgeons and physicians treating disorders of the extremities. Designed for both clinical and surgical settings, it captures high resolution x-ray images and video of any anatomy and can be used on both adults and children. It’s small scatter area means that it’s safe to use, meaning providers and patients are well protected.

ATDC, an initiative of Georgia Tech that operates programs in Savannah, Augusta, and Athens, is the state’s technology incubator. It is one of the longest-running and largest university-affiliated business incubators in the country.

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Dr. Greg Kolovich, an orthopedic hand and micro-surgeon and founder of Savannah-based Micro C, holds a prototpye design of the hand-held X-ray and digital camera he created for surgeons and physicians treating disorders of the extremities. “This is a novel approach as we currently do not have a hand-held fluoroscopy device in orthopedic surgery or any kind of surgery outside of dental,” Kolovich said. (Photo credit: Péralte C. Paul)