Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
InnerCool’s technology includes the RTx Endovascular System, the Accutrol catheter, and the CoolRepeat and STx Surface Cooling Systems. All four products have regulatory clearance in the United States. The acquisition provides synergy with Zoll’s acute critical care portfolio of temperature management products.
“The combination of InnerCool with Zoll’s existing temperature management technologies expands Zoll’s position as the leading provider of high technology systems for precise temperature management,” said James Palazzolo, president of Zoll. “This underscores our commitment to provide a wide variety of clinical temperature therapies based on physician preference and clinical judgment.”
The InnerCool assets also provide Zoll with a rich patent portfolio and pipeline of future products, according to officials from Zoll. InnerCool will be integrated into Zoll’s Temperature Management business in San Jose, Calif.
Philips and Zoll haven't always played so well together, In fact, the companies have battled in court in recent years over patent disputed involving automated external defibrillator technology.
Chelmsford, Mass.-based Zoll Medical makes products for defibrillation and monitoring, circulation and CPR feedback, data management, fluid resuscitation, and therapeutic temperature management.