Company history

Imedos stands for microvascular health. For more than 20 years, we have been developing and selling innovative medical devices and systems for retinal vessel analysis with the aim of protecting and improving the microvascular health of patients worldwide.

Imedos today

Imedos is an international medical technology company with 46 patents in Germany, Europe, and the US, Japan and China as well as a growing network of distributors.

Our product portfolio includes innovative solutions for all areas of retinal vessel analysis: from systems for static vessel analysis for early detection of structural damages to solutions for dynamic vessel analysis for performing functional imaging up to products for the area of ophthalmodynamometry.

Corporate milestones since 1996

Imedos founding in Weimar 1996
Imedos founding in Weimar 1996

1996 Imedos GmbH was founded in Weimar by Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Riemer, Gerald Floßmann and Dr Ing. habil. Walthard Vilser as a start-up company. The founders previously worked together in the interdisciplinary working group for microcirculation at the Eye Clinic of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, which was headed up by Dr Vilser for many years.

The first RVA system from Imedos
The first RVA system from Imedos

1997 New technology for the analysis of retinal vessels: Development of the Retinal Vessel Analyzer (RVA), the world’s first system for analysing temporal and local vascular changes in the retina.

1998 Introduction of the high-resolution fundus imaging system VISUALIS for digital imaging of the ocular fundus.

The first DVA system from Imedos
The first DVA system from Imedos

2000 Development of the Dynamic Vessel Analyzer (DVA) for the functional analysis of vessels and the Static Vessel Analyzer (SVA) for the examination of vessel conditions. Now both systems enable the use of vessel analysis as part of the clinical routine.

2004 The Imedos team relocated from Weimar to Jena by moving into the new office buildings of the industrial park Jena-Maua. Kick-off for Imedos Academies in Jena with detailed product training and presentation of latest research findings. Since then, the Academies have taken place two to four times a year.

The first RCrodent system from Imedos
The first RCrodent system from Imedos

2010 Introduction of the product line RCrodent for non-invasive analysis of retinal microcirculation in small animals such as rats, mice and rabbits.

2013 First international Imedos Academy in Italy with numerous lectures and a detailed demonstration of Imedos technology.

2016 20th anniversary of Imedos.

The first IOPstim system from Imedos
The first IOPstim system from Imedos

2017 Development of the IOPstim – A world first in the field of ophthalmodynamometry for determining retinal venous pressure in combination with state-of-the-art functional diagnostics.

2018 Opening of second office location in Kahla and restructuring to Imedos Systems GmbH.