COSMED, an Italian company established in 1980, designs, manufactures, and sells worldwide diagnostic medical devices to assess Cardiopulmonary and Metabolic functions and Body Composition, addressing the needs of Health Care and Research public and private organizations and professionals operating in the Hospital, Primary Care, Sport Science and Human Performance, and Health and Wellness markets.
COSMED employs worldwide more than 200 people, with over 20 mechanical, electronic and software engineers engaged in R&D. Its headquarters are in Rome (Italy) and it has two plants located in Italy and USA.
Direct operations, through its fully owned subsidiaries, are held in Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Netherland, Switzerland, and USA, and with over 80 Business Partners, are covered more than 100 countries.
COSMED exclusive focus on cardiopulmonary, metabolic and body composition measurement technologies, over the years has brought the company to be considered among the key players of its market thanks to:
- the strong liaisons with several International Scientific Communities
- a large customer base of Academic and Research Organizations that helps to better understand and anticipate clinical needs
- the strict observation of recommendations and guidelines of the main International Scientific Organizations
- a huge investment over the years in R&D with the attainment of several international patents
All this has brought to the publication of more than 2.000 scientific articles in journals, testifying the use of its medical devices and making of COSMED one of the most cited companies in the human physiology assessment research field.
COSMED diagnostic medical devices are produced in compliance with the latest recommendations and guidelines of the main Scientific Organizations including the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM).
COSMED is committed to comply with the latest quality system standards, and holds the main national and international quality certifications: ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, MDSAP.
All COSMED medical devices are designed to satisfy the most important international and national product certifications, such as for example the CE mark, FDA 510(k) clearance, and comply with the main international safety standards, such as IEC 60601-1 ( safety), IEC 60601-1-2 (electromagnetic compatibility), IEC 62304 (software), IEC 62366 (usability).
The core technologies that COSMED has developed and that uses in its medical devices, are based on cardiopulmonary assessment, on metabolism assessment of energy consumption at rest and during exercise and on body composition assessment via air displacement plethysmography.
Accuracy, reliability and duration of diagnostic medical devices and the innovative software platform OMNIA, worldwide superior customer care, first class technical support, effective training services, along with regular software updates and guaranteed availability of original spare parts and supply of consumables, guarantee COSMED customers to preserve and exploit their investments over time.
COSMED medical devices are grouped into five main Product Lines:
- Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing
- Indirect Calorimetry
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Body Composition