Asensus Surgical has entered into an agreement with diversified manufacturer Flex for design and advanced manufacturing services for Asensus’s LUNA Surgical System, a next-generation surgical robot platform.
Flex will provide a range of services across LUNA’s product lifecycle to enable Asensus Surgical to deliver the platform at scale, faster. These include design for manufacturing services to assess and improve LUNA’s manufacturability, to help ensure seamless and fast transition from product design to ramp to full-scale manufacturing.
“LUNA is poised to revolutionize the way surgery is performed, and our top priority is to get the platform to market as quickly and reliably as possible. Flex’s proven track record of delivering complex electromechanical systems across diverse industries and deep understanding of the complex requirements for medical devices will enable us to accelerate time-to-market for our LUNA platform,” said Anthony Fernando, Asensus Surgical President and CEO. “Flex’s focused portfolio of advanced manufacturing capabilities and trusted supply chain network will also be instrumental in scaling LUNA globally.”
“The rapid advancement of surgical robotics technology has the potential to significantly enhance precision and technique in surgeries, transforming patient care globally,” said Randy Clark, President, Health Solutions, Flex. “Our collaboration with Asensus Surgical will enable them to deliver the LUNA platform to market faster, reliably, and sustainably, making next-generation surgical robotics solutions more accessible to patients worldwide.”
Image: The LUNA Surgical System