Modulight launches a turnkey OEM laser system platform to photodynamic therapy

Tampere, Finland – Aug 29th 2013Modulight, Inc., based in Tampere, Finland and San Jose CA, announced today the release of ML7710-PDT laser system platform tailored specifically for photodynamic therapy application. It is equipped with all required functionalities for safety and usability in clinical environment. The standard features include easy-to-use touch screen user interface, up to 7 individually addressable fiber output channels, aiming beam, smart internal calibration module, foot/hand switch, fiber sensors and safety interlocks.

Figure 1: ML7710-PDT is a multi-channel laser system platform tailored for photodynamic therapy over 630-760nm

Modulight offers also optional customer specific services to support fast product launches, such as customized treatment flow, individual industrial designs, annual calibration and field services, and extended warranty. ML7710-PDT supports all the common photosensitizers in the market from 630nm to 760nm and can be configured also as a multi-wavelength laser system. The design and manufacturing processes of ML7710-PDT are done according to ISO 13485:2003 and the design complies with IEC 60601 and FDA CDRH 21CFR1040.10 requirements and regulations. For more product information see ML7710-PDT product pages.

“We are excited to get the ML7710-PDT product out to market and make our contribution to treating cancer and other indications that photodynamic therapy addresses today. It is a result of over 2 years design and manufacturing effort based on a direct feedback from our existing OEM customers and leading PDT experts in the field. We believe that ML7710-PDT laser system will really help to remove some of barriers to get the PDT treatments widely accepted and new indications approved by offering a reliable and repeatable hardware solution to many clinicians. We have put a great effort on usability and repeatability of the automated dose calibration and all safety features to make sure that laser delivers the expected clinical outcome. Through our in-house laser diode design and manufacturing processes we can guarantee the repeatable wavelength accuracy, the full life-cycle support from R&D to production and the widest wavelength offering from a single platform seen so far. As the only true OEM laser diode manufacturer with ISO13485 certification, Modulight offers a unique partnership opportunity to any company or expert planning commercialization or production support for their photodynamic therapy indications. We have already helped some of our customers to get their combination products approved and are equally helping many clinicians to realize their studies with a reliable system platform that also offers multi-wavelength support.” says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President and CEO of Modulight, Inc.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides laser solutions to medical, display, projection, industrial, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates an ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO13485 certified semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.

Contact information

Modulight, Inc.
Anca Guina
Manager, Product Promotion
Tel: +358 20 743 9000
Fax: +358 20 743 9009