• Nvision Biomedical Technologies, a San Antonio-based medical device and biologics manufacturer, is the first company to launch devices with Structural Encoding® technology developed by Watershed Idea Foundry.  

  • Structural Encoding represents Watershed’s first idea-to-market success.

    San Antonio, Texas – Watershed, an idea foundry created by Fountainhead Investment Partners, launches its first product today at the Unique Device Identification (UDI) Conference 2017 in Baltimore. Structural Encoding is the industry’s most innovative solution for medical device identification with permanent direct part marking.

  • EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso and Watershed, an idea foundry created by Fountainhead Investment Partners, are announcing the completion of a public-private pilot class in the mechanical engineering department during the fall semester. In the ground-breaking class, 24 senior-level mechanical engineering students had the opportunity to learn from Watershed engineers and medical doctors. The students have created final projects focused on orthopedic designs that include general biomedical principles with broad applicability, and will present their work in the final class on December 8.

  • Addition of Additive Innovation’s expertise and resources provides expanded commercialization and consulting services for Watershed’s intellectual property through additive manufacturing.

    San Antonio, Texas/Encinitas, Calif. – Watershed, an idea foundry created by Fountainhead Investment Partners, has acquired Carlsbad-based Additive Innovations. The newly merged entity will retain the Watershed name, and Nick Cordaro, Additive Innovations founder and president will be the first CEO of the company.

  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Fountainhead Investment Partners, a San Antonio-based venture capital firm, has created Watershed Idea Foundry to focus on biomedical growth and innovation. Watershed will bring together industry experts from around the world to guide entrepreneurial ideas. 

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