NeoMend, an Irvine, Calif., biomaterials company focused on wound care, raised $6 million in a third funding round, VentureWire reports (subscription required). Investors included Prospect Venture Partners, Sanderling Ventures and other unidentified venture capitalists. Four million dollars in bridge loans from Prospect and Sanderling also converted into equity.
NeoMend is developing an adhesive gel it calls Pro/PEG that can be sprayed or injected into surgical or other wounds to close them up. The company said the funding proceeds would cover the launch of its first product, which is aimed at sealing up arterial injuries.
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