Portfolio Companies

A2

Adherium

Aroa Biosurgery

ableX healthcare

Upside

Objective

NZeno

LCT

Firstcheck

Pictor

Syft

Microgem

Veriphi

REX Bionics

Lyp

A2

The a2 Milk Company is in the business of pioneering a2 Milk and making its unique health benefits understood and available to everybody around the world. The company was founded by Dr. Corran McLachlan who learned that proteins in milk affect people differently.

 

For more information visit: thea2milkcompany.com

Adherium

Adherium is a global leader in digital health technologies, providing patients suffering from chronic disease with solutions to help monitor and achieve optimal adherence. Adherium aims to address the issue of medication non-adherence, a healthcare issue which costs global healthcare systems billions of dollars annually. 

 

For more information visit adherium.com

Aroa Biosurgery

Aroa Biosurgery (formerly Mesynthes) is focused on regenerative wound healing technology.  Aroa has developed a high-performance building block called Endoform®, derived from the sheep forestomach, which assists with tissue repair and healing.

 

For more information visit aroabio.com 

ableX healthcare

ableX healthcare (formerly Im-able) helps connect patients, therapists, and the care team through an automated platform to achieve neurological recovery. The ableX computer-based therapy games and handheld devices provide physical and cognitive stimulation to help patients recover everyday independence. 

 

For more info visit ablex.healthcare 

Upside

Upside Biotechnologies is developing a system for growing full thickness skin for the treatment of major burns.  Upside uses a combination of a proprietary, specially-designed culture chamber with methods for speeding cellular growth to achieve its superior product.

 

For more information visit upside.nz 

Objective

Objective Acuity is developing a vision testing system to accurately and reliably measure visual acuity in all people, including young children. Visual acuity is currently a subjective test and is a problem that currently has no solution.

 

For information please visit objectiveacuity.com

NZeno

NZeno's business is to supply pigs suitable as a source of kidneys for humans who need a kidney transplant. NZeno applies gene editing technology to high health status New Zealand pigs and produce safe pig kidneys that are compatible for human transplantation.

 

For more information visit nzeno.nz 

LCT

Living Cell Technologies (LCT) is an Australasian biotechnology company improving the wellbeing of people with serious diseases worldwide by discovering, developing and commercialising regenerative treatments which restore function using naturally occurring cells.

 

For more information visit lctglobal.com

Firstcheck

Firstcheck is a first in mobile teledermoscopy. Firstcheck’s smartphone skin app and mobile skin dermatoscope allow skin concerns to be checked by skin specialists conveniently and cost-effectively.

For more information visit firstcheck.me

Pictor

Pictor began operations in 2006 with a mission to provide a complete immunodiagnostic solution that can be deployed globally, especially in those regions with the highest disease burden. This technology fulfils the increasing need for simple and cost-effective diagnostic tests that can be used to combat some of the most prevalent and rising diseases in the world. 

 

For more information visit pictordx.com 

Syft

Syft Technologies are the world leading providers of SIFT-MS solutions, which is revolutionizing the trace analysis world. Syft instruments are the fastest gas analysis technology available and are sold throughout the world, in a wide range of applications as diverse as mud logging, to cutting-edge breath research. 

For more information visit syft.com

Microgem

MicroGEM is an enabler of proven science and technology, delivering cost-effective, value-added manufacturing and distribution solutions to DNA markets in the forensic, life sciences, agricultural and horticultural sectors.

 

For more information visit zygem.com

Veriphi

Veriphi is a medical device company which is using laser verification to prevent injury and death from intravenous (IV) medication error in hospitals. The device is applicable anywhere IV drugs are prepared or given in hospitals.

REX Bionics

REX Bionics is a medical technology company with a vision to help thousands of people get relief with REX, from pain, discomfort and inconvenience of severe neurological conditions.
REX is a self-supporting rehabilitation device that helps those with mobility impairments stand upright, walk and exercise.

Lyp

Lypanosys (formerly Nutra-P Investments) is a drug development company developing a clinically differentiated drug for the rapidly growing and under-served Dermatology market.

 

For more information visit www.lypanosys.com

*The a2 Milk Company investment was the catalyst for the formation of Cure Kids Ventures.