From Concept to the First Cannabis Inhaler – Syqe Medical

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Building medical devices in a disruptive startup is exciting, but when the medical device is a cannabis inhaler this makes it super exciting, fascinating, and yes, also extremely challenging.

Itay Kurgan, Product Manager of Syqe Inhaler, will reveal the complexity of developing a physical product for the medical industry. A job entailing multi disciplines including regulation, UX/UI, innovative technologies, health, conservative perceptions and much more.

Itay will share Syqe Medical’s amazing journey and its devotion to success since it was founded 7 years ago, describing the challenges they have been facing during these years in making this happen.


18:30 - 19:00 – Gathering & Networking

19:00 - 19:05 – Osnat Niv-Assa (, CEO, PMsphere (

19:05 - 20:15 – Itay Kurgan (, Product manager, Syqe Medical (

20:15 - 20:30 – Q&A

About Itay Kurgan
Itay studied Industrial Design at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT). During his second-year of studies, Itay started working for Syqe Medical as a freelance concept designer. By the fourth year of college, he started working as a fulltime designer for Syqe, quickly foming a design team that would focus on UX/UI aspects of the development. Four years later Itay became the first Product Manager at Syqe, kickstarting the formation of a product team, that today consists of 4 product managers, the design team, and a product marketing manager.

About Syqe
Syqe Medical aspires to transform cannabis and other botanicals into mainstream medical drugs. Our vision is to decentralize drug development and streamline its clinical testing in a 21st century fashion. To achieve these goals our company has been implementing cutting-edge technologies for the past 7 years and employs a multi-disciplinary team of electronic engineers, software engineers, mechanical engineers, industrial designers, chemists, biologists, physicians and pharmacologists.