About | Inovus Medical 


Founded in 2012, Inovus Medical is a UK based, multi award winning, designer and manufacturer of medical simulation products. Their core range of simulators includes the world’s most affordable ‘take-home’ laparoscopic simulators and a range of institutional based laparoscopic simulators with unrivalled functionality. The company offers a growing range of simulators for teaching skills in critical care, medicine hysteroscopic and general surgery.


Inovus is driven by a clear vision. That vision is to improve access to high quality, affordable and versatile healthcare training equipment across the globe. By improving clinician proficiency through improved access to training, patients across the globe will receive improved care; impacting positively on their quality of life. Having the ability to positively impact on the quality of life of patients is the driving force behind Inovus' constant innovation of healthcare simulation.

Inovus Medical | Team

Jordan Van Flute

Co-Founder & CTO

Jordan is is a psychology graduate from Cardiff University. His main roll is head of the design and manufacturing team, the area in which he is the most passionate.


It is his original research into psychomotor testing and laparoscopic surgery, which provided the fundamental ideas for the first Pyxus laparoscopic simulator.

Dr Elliot Street

Co-Founder & CEO

Elliot studied medicine at the University of Manchester before completing his foundation training at the Oxford University Hospitals. 


Alongside his clinical commitments, he retains an active role in product 

development, bridging the gap between clinician and designer as well as running Inovus' sales and marketing operations. 

Dr Edward Ridyard


Edward studied medicine at the University of Manchester.
He played a crucial role in 
the early conception of the Pyxus laparoscopic simulator, liaising with surgeons and surgical trainees in order to develop a customer centred product. Although still important to the Inovus team, he has taken a step back from daily operations in order to pursue a career in surgery.



SBRI Healthcare Phase One Product Development Award 2018

St Helens Chamber Business Awards 2018: Winners Small Business of the Year Award

Merseyside Innovation Award 2017: Winners

Acquisition International Business Excellence Awards 2016: Winners of 'Best for laparoscopic training equipment 2016'

FastForward Innovation In Healthcare 2012: Winners of public vote prize for best innovation in healthcare

EIT logo accelerated2.jpg

EIT Health Headstart Award 2018

Insider Media Made in the North West Awards 2018: Winners Manufacturing Collaberation Award

Acquisition International Business Excellence Awards 2017: Winners of 'Best Surgical Training Equipment Supplier - UK'

Medilink NW Healthcare Business Awards 2016: Runners Up for best Innovation in Healthcare

Decide Now Act Profit With Purpose Prize 2013: Runners up