Brain Navi Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

Brain Navi Biotechnology is the leading surgical robot company in Taiwan, focusing on developing innovative solutions to improve patient outcomes in neurosurgery. We are dedicated to making neurosurgical procedures more efficient, precise, and accessible. Brain Navi was founded in 2015, located in Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park. 

Brain Navi mainly focuses on designing and developing medical devices that can assist surgeons during their medico-surgical interventions, with the outstanding doctors, researchers, and developers in Taiwan to combine technical and clinical application experience, developing products driven by demand.

Our Mission​

Improve Accuracy

Streamline Surgical Procedures

Reduce the Learning Curves

Designed and Developed in Taiwan

In 2018, Brain Navi Biotechnology developed NaoTrac, the first Autonomous surgical navigation robot with machine vision specially designed for cranial neurosurgery. Until current research, it is enough to fit in the routine clinical setting. Brain Navi Biotechnology is mainly focusing on developing and researching innovative neurosurgical navigation system.

With the outstanding doctors, researchers, and developers in Taiwan to combine technical and clinical application experience, developing products driven by demand. Takes Taiwan’s advantages in R&D and production in the electronics industry, selecting Taiwan as a research and development and production base. Brain Navi will focus on the global market and create sustainable value management.

Milestones

2024
year

BRAIN NAVI is selected by Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator

Brain Navi Biotechnology is selected to be the Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator

100 NaoTrac Surgeries

From the first in human case on 7 Nov 2018 to the 100 case on 10 Jan 2024, NaoTrac has been used routinely in clinical cases such as ICH treatment, EVD, brain tumor biopsy, stem cell implantation and so on. We celebrate this very important milestone with all neurosurgeons participated in this journey. To help more patients, welcome to contact us for the distribution information. Let's save more lives.

NaoTrac 100 cases
2023
year

BRAIN NAVI received National Pharmaceutical Science and Technology Research and Development Award

National Pharmaceutical Science and Technology Research and Development Award

Brain Navi Team Exhibited in EANS Annual Meeting

This is the first time that Brain Navi debuted NaoTrac in EANS ( European Association of Neurosurgical Societies)

Brain Navi received National Innovation Award 2023

Brain Navi received National Innovation Award renewal and issue the Excelsior Award in recognition of continuing innovations.

Brain Navi received National Innovation Award 2023

NaoTrac Installation in An-Nan Hospital

NaoTrac installed in An-Nan Hospital in Tainan, and proceeded the first neurosurgery.

An-Nan Hospital Installed NaoTrac
2022
year

Bestchain Healthtaiwan Co., Ltd. becomes Taiwan general distributor of Brain Navi

Bestchain HealthTaiwan from Bestchain Medical Group becomes the general distributor partnership with Brain Navi in Taiwan market!

NaoTrac Taiwan FDA approval

NaoTrac achieved the Taiwan FDA in the end of June, 2022

2021
year

Zero-Contact Medical Station received Good Design Award 2021

Zero-Contact Medical Station is a WINNER in Good Design Awards

NaoTrac CE mark Certification

NaoTrac, the surgical navigation Robot, received the certificate CE mark.

2020
year

Medical Care Quality Award

NaoTrac, the surgical navigation Robot, received the certificate of Bronze Award of 2020 National biotechnology and Medical Care Quality Award.

SNQ symbol

NaoTrac, the surgical navigation robot, received Symbol of National Quality of Taiwan.

Asia Pacific ICT Award

Nasal Swab Robot of Brain Navi team is the Taiwan representative team of APICTA award (Asia Pacific ICT Award).

17th National Innovation Award

Brain Navi Nasal Swab Robot received the 17th National Innovation Award - Innovative Epidemic Prevention Technology

2019
year

16th National Innovation Award

NaoTrac received Certificate of the 16th National Innovation Award in Development of Navigation System for Brain Surgery.

Congress Neurology Surgeon 2019 Annual Meeting

Participated CNS (Congress Neurology Surgeon 2019) Annual Meeting 2019 in Moscone Center, San Francisco, the United States. The First time published the clinical trial result of NaoTrac.

Signed the MOU with SMHeuristics

Signed the MOU with SMHeuristics from Boise, Idaho of the United States. The MOU is for further sales cooperation in USA medical device market.

ISO factory & ISO 13485 certified

Brain Navi Biotechnology officially becomes standard ISO factory, ISO 13485 certified.

2018
year

First-in-Human clinical trial

NaoTrac performed the First-in-Human clinical trial at Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Taiwan.

President on-site visiting

President Ing-Wen Tsai visited Brain Navi in the Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park, demonstrating NaoTrac.

2017
year

TechCrunch Disrupt

Participated "TechCrunch Disrupt" in San Francisco, selected by Taiwanese Ministry of Science and Technology.

First-in-animal experiment test

First-in-animal experiment test of NaoTrac in brain surgery. Accurately matched to 2mm tolerance, successfully qualified ASTM requirements.

Management Team

Nelson Farfan Espada

CMO ​

MD. Jerry Chen

CEO

Chia-Yu Chang

VP of Strategic Investment

Virginia Chang

Administration Manger ​

Craig Hsu

Production Manager ​

We have a highly competitive team in surgeons, biomedical engineers, medical regulatory specialists, AI and robotics experts.

Partners and Collaborations

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