Next generation hypothermic rescue bag

Nowegian company ThermoSaver has developed a new concept based on a repeatedly expressed a need for a new and more effective hypothermic rescue bag. The bag has been developed by researchers from SINTEF, medical experts from Haukeland University Hospital and three industry partners, supported by the Norwegian Research Council and Innovation Norway.

“We are very happy working with ThermoSaver and we share their passion and entrepreneurial spirit developing a meaningful product that ultimately can save lives”

Petter, CEO Yallow Life Science.

The rescue bag is developed as based on scientific methods and laboratory testing and provide a user friendly and efficient product used in life threatening situations.

Thermosaver’s vision is to save lives by offering an all-in-one prehospital hypothermic rescue bag that follows the pasient from an incident to the hospital, with reusable components at an affordable price.

The ThermoSaver is a medical device Class I product and Yallow Life Science is proud to be chosen as a partner in commercializing and getting the rescue bag CE marked.

“Getting the ThermoSaver CE marked as medical device give us important market access and will differentiate the rescue bag compared to most competitors. The MDR process is challenging for a start up with limited resources so the support from Yallow is important in order get us through this process”

– Ketil Thorsen, CEO ThermoSaver.

Hello Ira!

Ira Sharma Sankhayan joins Yallow as Chief Compliance Officer after a position as Head Of Quality/ Regulatory at Otivio AS. Ira will be heading the QA/RA team at Yallow and be responsible of further development of our offerings in the field of quality, regulatory, technical documentation, and compliance. She will immediately get going both with customer projects, internal compliance and most importantly developing and growing an expertise team of QA/RA at Yallow.

Knowing the pain and the challenges within the industry encouraged me to pursue my career with Yallow to help other companies in realizing the product to market within the context of compliance

Ira holds a master in microelectronics from the university in Oslo and after 5 years at Norautron she joined GE Healthcare in Horten where she worked for 7 years gaining valuable experience within medical device and the QA/RA business. After her latest position for the last 3 years as Head of QA/RA at Otivio she is now ready to join Yallow as Chief Compliance Officer.

The recruitment and onboarding of Ira marks milestone in our history and I am pleased, humble, and very excited about welcoming Ira. She brings tons of experience, commitment and passion which of course means a lot for us and for our customers. Brick by brick we are building a high performing team of experts, a great place to work and a trusted partner for our customers

– Petter, CEO

Ira will also join the management team at Yallow where she will be a great contribution with her experience, knowledge and fearless yet humble attitude.

“Joining Yallow gives me the opportunity to share knowledge and experience that I have gathered within the medical device sector. Knowing the pain and the challenges within the industry encouraged me to pursue my career with Yallow to help other companies in realizing the product to market within the context of compliance.

My presence in Yallow will be to help and navigate our customers in ensuring effective and practical creation, implementation, and maintenance of the QMS, Technical documentation and regulatory affairs compliance activities. The goals for me are to help and grow with the customer with compliance, courses, and training of different ISO standards through competent Quality and regulatory team in Yallow.”

– Ira

New senior QA engineer to Yallow

New month, new powers to the Yallow family! We are thrilled to say welcome to Aaron Kapelus who joins us as Senior QA Engineer. Canadian born Aaron has long and solid experience as a mechanical engineer and brings valuable global experience from product development within the medical & healthcare industry. Aaron has been on a wide range of exciting and different projects.

It feels great to have Aaron onboard and I am very excited about this new role Aaron will have in Yallow. It’s the next step in his career and I look forward to following his development together with the team when we continue our journey towards the natural go-to place for medical and health innovation.

– Petter, CEO

“I’m excited to join the team at Yallow and to work with passionate colleagues and clients.”

Aaron’s experience covers development of FDA-cleared respiratory therapy devices at Breas, development of different medical devices from initial concepts to production-ready designs as a consultant at Helbling in the US, and in his latest position at Inventas in Oslo he has been involved in different medical development projects.

Aaron says: “I’m excited to join the team at Yallow and to work with passionate colleagues and clients. I look forward to learning the ins and outs of the regulatory process in Europe and I hope to implement sustainable design solutions into medical products that improve lives.”

Say hi to Kamila!

The Yallow team continue to grow and we are thrilled to welcome Kamila Bobula to the team. Kamila joins us after 3 years as manufacturing engineer at GE Healthcare and steps into a QA Engineer position at Yallow.

“I am very excited about working with things that really matters”

We are really glad to welcome Kamila to the team! Kamila brings both expertise, knowledge but also attitude, motivation, commitment and dedication that fits our culture perfectly. The onboarding of Kamila is also the start of a bigger strategic growth of the QA team in Yallow which we intend to grow significantly during 2021. Very exciting times!

– Petter, CEO

Kamila holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and have a broad and international background within the field of quality assurance. In her last position at GE she has been working with design transfer and manufacturing within ISO 13485 as well as FDA requirements. Kamila is ready to get going with innovating better life together with our customers but first the Yallow onboarding week. 

“I am very excited about working with things that really matters, that in the end improving peoples life, and to get going building a better future together with the team.”

 – Kamila

Medical innovation with Cardiaccs

Cardiovascular related diseases are the leading cause of hospitalization and death worldwide, and there is an increase of patients with complex cases where open heart surgeries are required. Norwegian medtech company Cardiaccs wants to cover the urgent unmet need for better cardiac monitoring to reduce morbidity and mortality in this patient group.

The people at Yallow are highly skilled, responsive, and easy to work with”

Yallow Life Science are happy to be part of the brilliant research and development team at Cardiaccs by assist them in engineering, software and electronic development of new innovating research tools for the Cardiaccs system.

“Working with Cardiaccs is really an exciting experience. It is very fascinating what they have achieved and what their future looks like! We have a close collaboration with the team at Cardiaccs to make sure that all needs are met and that we are developing the correct product in a particular demanding market”

 – Maria Christoffersen, developer at Yallow.  

“The people at Yallow are highly skilled, responsive, and easy to work with! In a short time, they managed to get a very good understanding of our products and development needs, and we are therefore confident in the quality of their deliverables. With the help of Yallow, we will shorten our time to market considerably for this product line” 

 – Magnus Reinsfelt Krogh, CTO at Cardiaccs.

Collaboration for innovation

Yallow Life Science and Observe Medical ASA enters into an agreement for collaboration. Observe Medical is a listed medtech company currently most recognized for development and distribution of the Sippi automated digital urine system.

“We are excited to enter the enhanced collaboration with Yallow and Norway Health Tech. We will be able to access the competence of the Yallow team, and the strong innovation resources centered within Norway Health Tech”

– Björn Larsson, CEO Observe Medical.

“We are of course proud and honoured to enter into such an agreement and see great potential in the collaboration with Observe Medical, especially now when moving close to the Norway Health Tech office. We are looking forward to making a difference both for Observe Medical and for the life science sector in Norway”

– Petter Arlehed, CEO Yallow.

“We are excited to enter the enhanced collaboration with Yallow and Norway Health Tech. We will be able to access the competence of the Yallow team, and the strong innovation resources centered within Norway Health Tech. Both of them are situated at Oslo Life Science Park, close to The University of Oslo, the university hospitals and research institutes along with bustling start-up hubs like Aleap, Start-up Lab and The Life Science Cluster.”

– Björn Larsson, CEO Observe Medical.

Full press release:

https://news.cision.com/observe-medical-asa/r/observe-medical-asa—strengthened-presence-in-norway-through-collaborations-with-yallow-life-scienc,c3279215

Improving quality of life

Already in 2020 Trondheim based Assitech AS and Yallow entered into an consultancy agreement for services covering product development and engineering of their product AssiStep. Yallow assists AssiTech on both software and product development. We are very happy that we now extended the agreement and will continue to work together also in 2021.

“With support and expertise from Yallow we have been able to speed up our development projects and they will be a great help towards production/commercialization of the projects”

– Ingrid, CTO and Co-founder AssiTech.

AssiTech AS has developed AssiStep which is a product targeting all people who because of different reasons have difficulties walking the stairs in their own homes. The product is a user friendly, safe and reliable helping aid for all ages spanning from 4 to +95 years old. Visit assistep.no and read more about the product.

Eirik Dyrset, Head of Development at Yallow comments: “We are happy to be working with such a great impact on peoples lives. Being able to contribute to help people in their own homes feels meaningful. We are thrilled to support the project with expertise within software development, engineering, DFM and production.”

Re-locating to Oslo Science Park

As of 1st of February 2021 Yallow will be at Oslo Science Park. Oslo Science Park is the epicenter for innovation within Life Science and since we started Yallow it has been a strategic plan to re-locate to the Science Park. This will also physically position Yallow in the heart of the Norway’s first innovation district – Oslo Science City.

“This is really a natural place for Yallow to continue grow and develop together with our customers. We really look forward to be part of this bustling environment”

– says Petter / CEO at Yallow

Our new offices brings us close to The University of Oslo, the university hospitals and research institutes along with bustling start-up hubs like Aleap, Start-up Lab and the health networks Norway Health Tech and The Life Science Cluster.

“Being located at the science park really brings a lot of value. Being close to where the innovation and development in our field of expertise is of course great! It also enable us to widen our offering and capacity for our customers with great access to clinical test beds at ShareLab and prototype development at HardwareLab”

– says Head of Development Eirik Dyrset. 

The team is growing

What a great start of this year. Another superstar joins the team and strengthen the product development team and capacity at Yallow. A team player who bring tons of energy, experience, motivation and good vibes to the office. 

“Happy to be onboard and can’t wait to get started”

“Thomas does not only bring the right commitment and energy to the team but also valuable experience from the medical device industry”

– says Petter / CEO at Yallow

Thomas holds a MSc in Industrial Design from NTNU and joins Yallow after several years at Eker Design and recently Bartec Pixavi. Thomas will dig into exiting medical, health and sportstech projects at Yallow. But first things first, the Yallow onboarding week!

“I am very excited to join the Yallow team which has been outmost welcoming – making it a true pleasure to arrive at my first week. Happy to be onboard and can’t wait to get started”

Thomas

Innovating for marginal gains with Zen Products Triathlon

We are happy to announce that we have a signed a partnership with Zen Products Triathlon. Zen Products Triathlon is a professional triathlon team from Norway. Currently the team consists the two pro-triathletes Kristian Grue and Jørgen Gundersen. The team have ambitious goals for 2021 and we are happy assist them achieving their goals.

“As a pro triathlete I always search for improvements in all levels”

“As a pro triathlete I always search for improvements in all levels. I put down the work in training every day, but find it really important and fun, to work on the small details in aerodynamic and other aspects, that will make me go faster on raceday. Therefore it’s really cool to work with such professional and innovative people as Eirik and Petter at Yallow, to improve the comfort and aerodynamic in my bikeposition”

– Kristian Grue

The partnership between Yallow and Zen Products Triathlon covers engineering and product development on components to their bikes, making them lighter, faster and more aeroadynamic. First off we are going to design and produce custom arm cups to help them sit more comfortably and aerodynamically while in aero position.