About Us

Calon has assembled a first class team with world leading expertise in the areas required to deliver the next generation implantable blood pump and associated control system. 

Based on the clnical experience of leading cardiac surgeon Professor Stephen Westaby, Calon established itself in Swansea under the guidance of Professor Marc Clement in 2007. Currently lead by Chief Executive Officer Stuart McConchie, who has unparalleled experience of Ventricular Assist Device development, and Simon Cartmell, a seasoned med tech entrepreneur and Chairman, Calon has brought together expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering, device and component testing, world class manufacturing and a series of first class regulatory, quality, clinical and market advisers.

The Board provides strategic guidance and support and in common with most early stage medical technology companies comprises key executives and investors. Click here to find out more about the Senior Executive team and Board.

The Technical Team is currently completing the development and testing of a novel, smaller and lower cost heart assist pump with the potential for less blood damage. Calon’s testing is carried out in the laboratories of the Institute of Life Science – a state-of-the-art medical research facility nestled between Swansea University and ABMU Health Board.

Disclaimer: Calon Cardio's VAD devices are not available for sale in the United States of America