|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Echo Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Industry:||Drug Manufacturers - Major|
|Echo Therapeutics, Inc., is a transdermal medical device company with advanced skin permeation technology. The Company is developing its Symphony® CGM System (‘Symphony’) as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring (‘CGM’) system for use in hospital critical care units and for people with diabetes. The Prelude® SkinPrep System (‘Prelude’), a component of Symphony CGM System, allows for enhanced skin permeation that enables extraction of analytes such as glucose. Prelude’s platform skin preparation technology also allows for needle-free, transdermal drug delivery. Additional applications for needle-free analyte extraction and topical and systemic drug delivery are also planned. It is developing Prelude as a safe, effective, easy-to-use and low-cost transdermal skin preparation device for Symphony to enhance the access to the interstitial fluids and enhance the flow of molecules across the protective membrane of the stratum corneum, the outmost protective layer of the skin. The Company own or have rights to various copyrights, trademarks and trade names used in its business, including the following: Symphony® tCGM System, Prelude® SkinPrep System, AzoneTS™ and Durhalieve™. The markets for glucose monitoring and drug delivery devices are particularly competitive, subject to rapid change and are affected by new product introductions and other market activities of industry participants. In the United States, pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices are subject to rigorous FDA regulation.|
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