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January 24, 2018

Dr. Shantanu Gaur presents at SAGES 2015

Allurion Technologies co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Shantanu Gaur presented an update on the Elipse Balloon at the 2015 Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) surgeons. We would like to thank the organizers of SAGES for a wonderful conference!

January 24, 2018

Team Allurion at NON INVA 2015

Team Allurion attended and gave two talks at the recent NON INVA conference in Lyon, France. Allurion presented an update on the Elipse System and a recently published review on gastric balloons. We would like to thank the organizers for a wonderful conference!

January 24, 2018

Team Allurion at IFSO 2015

Team Allurion gave a podium presentation at IFSO 2015, hosted its 1st Expert Meeting, and engaged with future Elipse users from all around the world. Thank you to the organizers for a wonderful conference!

January 24, 2018

Elipse System Receives European Marketing Approval

Today, we are happy to announce that the Elipse System has received European marketing approval! The Elipse Balloon is now available for sale in select centers in Europe. Please read the press release for more details.

January 24, 2018

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse Intragastric Balloon Receives Prestigious SAGES Innovation Award

Allurion Technologies announced today that its flagship product, the Elipse Balloon, has received the prestigious Emerging Technology Innovation Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). The Elipse Device is the world’s first procedureless™ intragastric balloon: it is placed and removed without surgery, endoscopy or anesthesia. It is the first intragastric balloon to receive this award. The Elipse System received European Union CE marking in late 2015 and is now available at leading weight loss centers in the United Kingdom, Italy and France. Plans for commercial expansion within Europe and in the Middle East are underway. For the…

April 3, 2017

Allurion Repays Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

5 years ago, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center​ awarded us an Accelerator Loan that made the R&D and clinical testing possible for us to secure private investment. The loan program has helped countless companies grow and expand in Massachusetts. Today, we announce repayment of that loan! Thank you to the Center, Senator Karen Spilka​, and Governor Charlie Baker​ for your support. We will continue to make Massachusetts proud!

May 6, 2016

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse Intragastric Balloon Receives Prestigious SAGES Innovation Award

Allurion Technologies announced today that its flagship product, the Elipse Balloon, has received the prestigious Emerging Technology Innovation Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). The Elipse Device is the world’s first procedureless™ intragastric balloon: it is placed and removed without surgery, endoscopy or anesthesia. It is the first intragastric balloon to receive this award. The Elipse System received European Union CE marking in late 2015 and is now available at leading weight loss centers in the United Kingdom, Italy and France. Plans for commercial expansion within Europe and in the Middle East are underway. For the…

December 8, 2015

Elipse System Receives European Marketing Approval

Today, we are happy to announce that the Elipse System has received European marketing approval! The Elipse Balloon is now available for sale in select centers in Europe. Please read the press release for more details.

September 13, 2015

Team Allurion at IFSO 2015

Team Allurion gave a podium presentation at IFSO 2015, hosted its 1st Expert Meeting, and engaged with future Elipse users from all around the world. Thank you to the organizers for a wonderful conference!

May 11, 2015

Team Allurion at NON INVA 2015

Team Allurion attended and gave two talks at the recent NON INVA conference in Lyon, France. Allurion presented an update on the Elipse System and a recently published review on gastric balloons. We would like to thank the organizers for a wonderful conference!