ProtomedLabs SAS, France, is a reliable and an independent single source medical device testing company with a fully integrated laboratory. Our ISO 17025:2017 accredited* contract test services help device manufacturers meet the highest standards in the industry in support of CE mark certification and FDA submission. Our team stands by the quality and the accuracy of the work it provides to customers around the world. *scope available on www.cofrac.fr
We offer responsive turnkey engineering solutions in device testing for companies developing implantable and interventional cardiovascular devices. Our laboratory facility is equipped to conduct a wide variety of mechanical tests in compliance with ISO, ASTM, EN standards with complete traceability on work orders, protocols, tests series, and reports.
President & CEO
Karim Mouneimné has over 20 years of international experience in the medical device industry in Europe and in the USA. He held several successful commercial development positions with Johnson & Johnson and key R&D positions with Edwards Lifesciences developing vascular surgery prosthesis. His dual international sales and technical experience provides an edge in leading PROTOMEDLABS and in negotiating positions with strategic partners. Karim holds a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, USA.
VP of Engineering
Vincent Garitey has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry. He holds several device patents with French Key Opinion Leaders. As a former AFNOR and AFSSAPS expert, Vincent reinforces PROTOMEDLABS lead position in cardiovascular device testing. Vincent played a major role in establishing ISO standard specifications for cardiac valve prosthesis. He spent 5 years as a scientist for MecaBio specializing cardio-vascular devices research and was the lead engineering in the development of Prof. Alain Carpentier’s mechanical valve prosthesis, a collaborative project with BAXTER Healthcare and SICN. Garitey holds a PhD in Fluid Mechanics from Université de la Méditerranée.
Executive & Senior Consultant
Frederic Mouret is President & CEO of Surgical Perspective SAS, a medical device company specialized in the development of laparoscopic retractors. Frederic has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry and has founded PROTOMED SA, now a holding company, with the vision of providing an alternative solution for supporting device development in EU. Frederic spent 5 years as a research scientist with the CNRS where he oversaw the development of aortic valves and vascular surgical implants. Frederic holds a PhD in Cardiovascular Biomechanics from Université de la Méditerranée and a MS in materials engineering from the Institut Supérieur de Mécanique de Paris (Supmeca).
Our PhD experts in fluid mechanics and biomechanics have acquired significant experience and have an impressive track record with medical device testing, including cardiovascular devices such as stent, heart valves, vascular prosthesis, and many coronary and peripheral interventional devices.