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October 27, 2016

Lyfebulb and Novo Nordisk A/S announce the ten patient entrepreneur finalists for the Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award

GLOBE NEWSWIRE – The Award Recognizes Patient Entrepreneurs’ Innovative Efforts and Ideas for Management of Diabetes Using Consumer Products, Medical Devices, or Healthcare Information Technologies

May 17, 2016

Allurion offers gastric bypass surgery in a pill

TECHCRUNCH – Just swallow a pill and it expands into a balloon in your stomach so you don’t feel hungry. No gastric bypass, no surgery required. Sounds magical, but Boston-based Allurion has created the only non-invasive gastric balloon for obesity.

May 17, 2016

Expanding in Stomachs and in Europe, Allurion Adds $6M for Anti-Obesity Device

XCONOMY BOSTON – Plenty of companies sell pills for weight loss or obesity treatment. None of them are quite like Allurion Technologies.

May 5, 2016

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse™ Gastric Balloon Receives European Marketing Approval

MARKET WIRED – World’s First Procedureless Weight Loss Device Offers a New Treatment Option for Overweight and Obese Individuals

December 8, 2015

Allurion Technologies’ Elipse™ Intragastric Balloon Receives Prestigious SAGES Innovation Award

BUSINESS WIRE – Allurion Technologies announced today that its flagship product, Elipse, has received the prestigious Emerging Technology Innovation Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

November 5, 2015

The ‘Balloon Pill’: What you need to know about new appetite reducer

TODAY – A potential breakthrough in the battle against the bulge was announced in Los Angeles this week: a new weight-control device that involves a balloon, and does not involve surgery. TODAY’s Erica Hill reports.

November 5, 2015

Could a ‘Balloon in a Pill’ Be the Next Weight Loss Weapon?

NBC NEWS – Americans spend $60 billion a year trying to lose weight, and now there’s a new tool in the battle of the bulge that doesn’t require surgery or sedation.

November 5, 2015

A swallowed pill appears to deliver weight loss without gastric surgery

LA TIMES – A gastric balloon that’s swallowed like a pill and then sits in the stomach filled with fluid helped patients lose more than a third of their excess weight over a four-month period, researchers have reported.

November 5, 2015

Experimental weight-loss device you swallow like a pill

CBS NEWS – Could losing weight ever be as easy as swallowing a pill? Preliminary research suggests the answer may very well be yes.

October 20, 2015

“Innovation Comes from the Most Unlikely Places”

MEDICALEXPO – The Elipse  is a novel intragastric balloon for weight loss treatment by Allurion Technologies that does not require invasive medical procedures or anesthesia when being placed inside or removed from a patient’s body. Dr. Shantanu Gaur, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Allurion Technologies, recounts his company’s path to innovation.