Research & Development Partners


Some of the RTM technology is based on concepts exclusively licensed from Thomas Jefferson University (TJU). RTM has licensed worldwide rights in perpetuity from TJU.  RTM also has a Shared Research Agreement in place with TJU to conduct robust animal studies for the Cardiac Monitoring Device and data studies for the Acoustic Monitoring Device. TJU along with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and its group of other teaching hospitals in the Philadelphia region is one of the premier healthcare systems in the United States.


RTM is working with Cirtec Medical, Inc. to develop a commercially scalable functional Cardiac Monitoring Device. Cirtec is the leader in advanced outsourcing solutions for Class III active implants and minimally invasive medical devices. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, MN with manufacturing and R&D facilities in Enfield, CT and Los Gatos, CA. Cirtec has worked with many marquee companies in the medical device industry.


RTM previously worked with AVO during initial prototype development of the Cardiac Monitoring Device and for optical sensor engineering and expertise. Avo Photonics is located in Fort Washington, PA and is a U.S. subsidiary of Halma, plc, a U.K. public company. Avo produces confidential, client-owned, optoelectronic solutions and products for medical, military, industrial, aerospace and communication applications.


RTM has worked with NextFab to design and fabricate ongoing prototype version of the company’s devices. Located in Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, NextFab provides digital technology with traditional tools to fabricate custom items.


RTM has received a FabNet grant through the Ben Franklin Partners of Southeastern PA (BFTP). BFTP has also made introductions and referrals through its extensive network for RTM. BFTP of Southeastern PA is located in Philadelphia. Through its capital, counsel, and connections, BFTP works to accelerate the formation and growth of technology-driven enterprises and spur the development, commercialization, and adoption of advanced technologies.