Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Smith & Nephew)
Blue Belt Technologies, Inc., a Carnegie Mellon University spin-off company, was formed in 2003 to commercialize novel device solutions for medical interventions. Blue Belt draws from the extensive experience of its research team to develop devices in computer-assisted surgery and diagnosis. The company has developed Precision Freehand Sculpting™ (PFS), a solution that reintroduces robotics into the operating room to enable safer, faster, and more accurate treatment of osteoarthritis and other bone related conditions. PFS will address the challenges of Minimally Invasive Surgery, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and lowering healthcare costs.
Blue Belt Technologies acquired by Smith & Nephew 10/29/15 (Smith & Nephew press release)