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Medical device maker moves headquarters to Greentree |

Medical device maker moves headquarters to Greentree

| Wednesday, June 4, 2008 12:00 a.m

Medical Sensors Technologies Inc., which makes a device to quickly and accurately measure intraocular pressure in the eyes of glaucoma patients, has moved its headquarters from Hanover, Germany, to Greentree.

The company, also known as Mesotec, relocated here to conduct clinical trials with hopes of gaining U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval and launching the product in 2010, said Mesotec in a statement.

The device involves an eye implant, combined with a hand-held device. Mesotec decided to relocate to the Pittsburgh area because of its “quality of life, relatively low cost of doing business… and thriving life sciences community,” said CEO Max Ostermeier.

Mesotec will employ a handful of people initially. The company was recruited by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance during its 2006 and 2008 trips to Europe with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

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