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Brainlab Acquires Level Ex to Broaden Reach in Healthcare Data
Monday 29 June 2020

Germany-based digital medical technology company Brainlab has acquired Chicago-based medical video games innovator Level Ex to drive value creation across the healthcare data economy by advancing the clinical skills of physicians and surgeons, the company said.

The financial terms of the acquisition will not be disclosed.

The acquisition supports the expansion of the Brainlab business, accelerating technology adoption and broadening the company's reach.

With support from Brainlab, Level Ex plans to further expand its team to support demand from global markets and its growing partners that already include 6 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, as well as global medical device companies, and medical societies.

It is also set to release new games in the areas of dermatology, orthopedics and oncology over the next year, alongside its popular games in general and interventional cardiology and airway management.

Brainlab is a digital medical technology pioneer founded in 1989 and headquartered in Munich. The company employs more than 1,400 people in 18 offices around the globe. Brainlab serves physicians, medical professionals and their patients in over 5,500 hospitals in 116 countries.

Level Ex is a gaming companies and one of the healthcare industry's unexpected disruptors.

With a user base of more than 600,000 medical professionals including half of the medical students in the US, Level Ex keeps healthcare providers current in their specialties through presenting the ongoing challenges of practicing medicine as highly rated mobile games featuring continuing medical education.

The company is also helping NASA build a framework for future astronaut medical training through a prestigious grant from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH).
Date Published: 29/06/2020