TechConnect Innovation Program

CAPE System: “Computer-Assisted Craniomaxillofacial Surgery”

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, MD, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A novel computer-assisted surgical planning and intra-operative navigation system for use in craniofacial surgery and facial auto-transplantation.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Advantages of this technology include:
• Cephalometric analysis, vascular and orthopedic mapping of both donor and recipient combined to form a hybrid pre-operative plan
• Dynamic tracking of attaching the donor fragment to recipient, providing real-time, intra-operative feedback
• Optical intra-operative tracking system

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 45M

Website: http://ventures.jhu.edu/

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Maryland Innovation Initiative

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners