A DESIGNER in surgical and medical technology has opened its new global headquarters at St Helens’ Glass Futures site.

Inovus Medical, has announced the launch of its premises at the Peasley Cross site.

Inovus says the “strategic move” reinforces its commitment to advancing surgical training technology and positioning itself as the world's partner for surgical training.

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The new global headquarters stands as the focal point for Inovus Medical's rapidly expanding Research and Development (R&D) and UK-based commercial teams. The move reflects a significant milestone in the company's journey to redefine the standards of surgical training.

The new global headquarters is strategically located near Inovus Medical's global manufacturing hub in St Helens, ensuring operational efficiency and enabling streamlined collaboration between the R&D and manufacturing teams, the firm said.

The move also further solidifies St Helens as a hub for medical technology innovation and manufacturing excellence.

The Star reported in December after the firm, which was started in its founders' University bedrooms, recently launched its new US Headquarters in Tampa, Florida and has other satellite locations throughout the US.

Glenn Cooper, chairman of Inovus Medical, commented on the new headquarters, stating: "The expansion to new global headquarters is an essential part of our roadmap as we march forward on our mission to become the world's partner for surgical training.

“This cutting-edge facility provides a dynamic environment for innovation, collaboration, and growth, propelling us closer to our goal of revolutionizing surgical education globally."

The Glass Futures Centre of Excellence is designed to nurture creativity and collaboration, housing state-of-the-art education, research, and innovation spaces.

These facilities will enable Inovus Medical to accelerate the development of pioneering medical solutions that address the evolving needs of healthcare professionals worldwide.

St Helens Star: Inside Inovus Medical's new global headquartersInside Inovus Medical's new global headquarters (Image: Submitted)

St Helens Borough Council expressed enthusiasm about Inovus’ move.

Cllr Kate Groucutt, cabinet member for economy, business and skills, added: "We are delighted to support Inovus Medical’s occupation of the Glass Futures Centre of Excellence and witness their dedication to innovation and medical technology.

"This new headquarters reinforces St Helens' position as a hub for cutting-edge research and development in the field of healthcare and life sciences, showcasing the strength of our collaborative efforts with forward-thinking companies like Inovus Medical."