Our History

Since 1984 ab medica has increasing established itself at the forefront of the sector of technologies dedicated to specialised areas of medicine and surgery.

Over time, resourcefulness, determination and passion have enabled its leaders to explore new avenues with courage. Thanks to the thrust given by concrete ideas it has been possible to address business challenges from an ever more mature, solid and knowledgeable base.

1984
Year of foundation
Introduction of the first multilumen catheter in Italy
1987
1995
Gasless is the first system allowing gas-free laparoscopic surgery
Introduction of the amplatzer device used in heart surgery
1998
1999
First da Vinci robotic system
First cyberknife in Italy
2003
2004
Inauguration of the modern cleanroom and the research & development department
Establishment of Genomnia, spin-off devoted to genomic research and diagnostics, acquisition of Db2c, a french company at the forefront of producing instruments for minimally invasive surgery
2008
2009
Acquisition of A TLC, leading company in the field of telecommunications
Telbios, a company working in the telemedicine sector, enters the ab medica group
2010
2011
Introduction in Italy of the first Mako robotic system for orthopaedic prosthetic surgery
The first 30 years of success
2014
2015
Acquisition of Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli, a historical italian company specialised in the production of prostheses and orthopaedic equipment
ABEX Excelencia Robotica, a joint venture between ab medica and Palex Medical, operates in the robotic surgery market of Spain
2016
2017
Acquisition of WinMedical, a company founded as a spin-off of Sant’Anna School in Pisa, operating in the development of wearable medical devices for telemonitoring
Excelencia Robotica a company distributing da Vinci robotic systems in Portugal
2018