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GI Therapies was established in Melbourne in 2012 to commercialise innovative technology to treat gastrointestinal motility disorders including chronic constipation and abdominal pain associated with constipation.

The technology - transabdominal gastrointestinal stimulation - TAGS® - delivers non-invasive interferential electrical stimulation to the lower abdomen. The initial product, Rhythm IC®, consists of a garment (belt) that houses an electrode array on the front and back of the abdomen and a stimulator unit.

The Company received marketing approval in Europe (CE Mark) in December 2016 for the treatment of chronic constipation[1].

Once fitted and training provided by a health care professional, the product is used at home and is suitable for adults and children.

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GI Therapies has been supported with grants by the Australian Government through Accelerating Commercialisation, an element of the Entrepreneurs Programme.

[1] Rhythm.IC has not been cleared for marketing in the US at this time.