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The Synthetic Bone Company Angstrom Medica, Inc. 150-A New Boston Street Woburn, MA 01801 781.933.6121 www.angstrommedica.com Utilizing Nanotechnology.

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1 The Synthetic Bone Company Angstrom Medica, Inc. 150-A New Boston Street Woburn, MA Utilizing Nanotechnology to Develop Medical Devices Edward S. Ahn, Ph.D.

2 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Why Nanotechnology? All interactions occur at an interface Maximize interactions by maximizing interface Increase surface area to volume ratio Unique size dependent properties

3 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Nanotechnology and the Medical Device Physician Input Product Definition Regulatory Approval ManufacturingSales Does nanotechnology solve a compelling clinical need? 510(k) or PMA? Can you make it? FINANCING Do the potential rewards out weigh risks?

4 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Defining The Product Compelling Clinical Need What kind of product? Incremental product improvement Revolutionary procedure Issues Technology looking for a home How do clinicians contextualize nanotechnology? Are there more conventional alternatives?

5 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Angstroms Products Spinal Fusion DevicesAngstromplasty Hip Fracture Prevention 100 nm Bone Screws

6 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential FDA Approval Same but different strategy First nanomedical device approved by FDA Nanocrystalline CaP bone void filler Incremental product improvement Should be 510(k) Bone screws and spinal fusion devices Revolutionary Procedure May require clinical trials Angstromplasty

7 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Manufacturing Nanotechnology = Expensive? Infrastructure Specialized talent Multi-step processing Limited outsourcing Reproducibility and Reliability Nanotechnology is stochastic

8 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Angstroms Manufacturing Process 100 nm PrecipitationForgingMachining

9 Angstrom Medica, Inc. - Proprietary and Confidential Financing Grants Angel Investors Strategic Partners Institutional Investors Technical Risk Marketing Risk Execution Risk

10 engineering small miracles Angstrom Medica, Inc. 150-A New Boston Street Woburn, MA


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