FluoGuide A/S announced a collaboration with Intuitive Surgical. FluoGuide is advancing the clinical development of FG001 for surgical guidance of brain cancer surgery, head and neck cancer surgery, and photothermal therapy for brain cancer treatment. This collaboration agreement is a milestone in the development within head & neck cancer where the aim is to develop FG001 to enable better treatment for patients with cancer.

The objective of the collaboration is to develop FG001 for tumor imaging and surgical margins assessment for head and neck cancer. The focus of the current agreement is to support the clinical phase and to gather a body of evidence on Intuitive's technology platforms. The agreement has no initial payment and is non-exclusive. The terms of this agreement are not disclosed, and the agreement will not have an impact on the FluoGuide result in 2024.