ImVitro’s first peer-reviewed publication is out!
February 13th, 2023
” To the best of our knowledge, this is the first algorithm that personalizes the evaluation of embryo kinetics with a set of 31 clinical features, across different time-lapse incubators and on embryos transferred at different stages of development. Our aim is to provide IVF practitioners with a complementary automated solution that helps them predict which embryo can lead to a clinical pregnancy.” Read the entire article here
They say good things come in threes: Embryoly is now connected to MIRI®!
January 9th, 2023
“With this integration with the third and last major time-lapse system in the market, we make it all the easier for our current users to use our tool in their daily practice to keep helping more IVF patients.” Read more here
ImVitro raises a 2.5M$ seed round
December 5th, 2022
“We are delighted to announce that ImVitro has raised $2.5M with LDV Capital, MMC Ventures & Tiny VC to get closer to the US market, make key technical and sales hires and add features to our main product to keep making our customers more efficient and effective.” Read more here
IVF: Femtech or Famtech?
November 6th 2022, Alexandra Boussommier
“Parents can be both women and men (cf. disclaimer). And while yes, having a uterus has been so far one of the key ingredients to having children, men have also been known to produce another key ingredient. I’d therefore argue that it’s not only an area of female health. ” Read more here
Why serverless? An insight from ImVitro’s technical architect
Sept 19, 2022, Hedaia Ghannam
“Conventionally, on-premise solutions offer greater data protection than cloud computing. However, with AWS, we are leveraging a myriad of cloud security services to protect data and comply with medical regulations”. Read more here
Can AI bring time-lapse imaging to the next level ?
June 22 2022, Yakup Yilmaz
“The lack of evidence concerning the correlation between controlled culture conditions and improved success rates by TLIs has been weighted by high hopes in the emergence of deep learning models by many. What if AI could surpass the way we assess embryos today, not only to save time but also to better predict the chances an embryo has to lead to pregnancy ? ” Read more here
5 tips for AI start-ups to effectively complete and maintain their CE marking technical file
May 9, 2022, Inès D’Heygère
“CE marking an algorithm alone is not the standard approach but it has in the last few years become more common, and today medical algorithms are CE marked and FDA approved. In order to do so, one should first be able to justify that the algorithm is entirely independent from the rest of the software and that the medical intent described in the technical file is fulfilled only by the algorithm in question.” Read more here
The IVF journey part II: what happens after embryo transfer
April 19, 2022, Yakup Yilmaz
“While we all hope that the transferred embryo will lead to a child being born, we know that it is often not the case. Here we describe the different possible outcomes following embryo transfer, so you can understand what patients can experience” See infographic here
The IVF journey part I: what happens before embryo transfer
April 4, 2022, Yakup Yilmaz
“Infertility is such a huge issue today, that it is close to impossible for you to not know someone who hasn’t ha to consider IVF. We’ve summarized here the main steps to go through to up to the embryo transfer” See infographic here
Birth of ImVitro
March 21, 2022, Boussommier-Calleja Alexandra
“I simply want anyone to be able to make the conscious choice of having a family or not, without feeling deprived of what looks like a life-altering experience, especially now that more and more people are delaying their decision of having a family. I want to work on a technology (namely, IVF) that makes it plainly obvious that being able to conceive is a biological miracle which should not be taken for granted.” Read more here