Onera Health closed the Series B funding round today, bringing the total funding raised to date above the €24M mark.
Led by Innovation Industries in close collaboration with Invest-NL and with existing investors Jazz Pharmaceuticals, imec.xpand, BOM, and 15th Rock, the company intends to use the funds to execute clinical studies and further commercialize its sleep diagnostics and monitoring products in Europe and the United States. Onera has recently obtained the CE mark for its first product, an innovative polysomnography (PSG) system that directly brings the hospital diagnostic system’s gold-standard quality to a user’s home.
“We’re going to leverage the funding to conduct progressively larger scale clinical studies, expand our partnerships in the EU and US and expedite product development to broaden our portfolio in sleep diagnostics and monitoring,” said Ruben de Francisco, Founder, CTO & interim CEO of Onera “This will facilitate the commercialization of our products and help the medical field provide the much-needed answers for millions who are affected by sleep disorders. We are excited to have such strong support from investors who share our vision.”
Harm de Vries, Partner at Innovation Industries, said: “We are delighted to lead this investment in Onera as the company is perfectly positioned to support the evolution of hospital-quality care to the home by its innovative sleep diagnostic products. With its world-class team, partners, and disruptive technology, we believe Onera is able to democratize gold-standard sleep medicine.”
Leo Holwerda, Director Capital of Invest-NL added: “Our investment in Onera is another good example of how we support promising Dutch start-ups and innovative companies to bring high-impact technologies and solutions to the market.”
“From the very beginning, we were convinced that Onera has the potential to revolutionize the remote monitoring industry. We look forward to seeing Onera’s continued success, enabled by this investment, in the commercialization of its products in Europe and the United States”, said Tom Vanhoutte, Partner at imec.xpand.
Onera focuses on breakthrough sleep testing solutions that are quick, convenient, and clinically accurate. The user-centric technology of their PSG system enables at-home diagnostics and offers opportunities for hospitals that have limited or no access to a sleep clinic to implement sleep diagnostic testing within their institution.
Last month, the MedTech and Digital Health company showcased its first-generation product at the SLEEP 2021 congress and presented its latest research to renowned world experts, further underlining the ambition to position itself as a leader in the field of sleep medicine.
Onera recently relocated its headquarters to the Brainport region in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, while maintaining commercial operations in the United States.