Welcome to Melcap Systems

The world’s first non-invasive and cost-effective solution for the treatment of Overweight and Obesity


Melcap Systems Ltd. is a private medical device company, developing a revolutionary Wireless Ingestible Capsule Systems for the treatment of Overweight and Obesity. The Melcap System comprises a disposable bioelectronic capsule, wearable unit, and Mobile Application, installed on the user’s Android or IOS smartphone. Melcap developed the world first weight loss system, which does not require implantation and surgery, is a very low risk, disposable, chemical free, patient-tailored and truly affordable.

Our solution is based on the proven medical paradigm of Gastric Electrical Stimulation of internal parts of the digestive system. Melcap capsule is in the size of a vitamin pill, and while swallowed and wirelessly connected to the smartphone is operated to deliver the electrical stimuli to the surrounding tissue to induce appetite suppressing, early satiety and allow weight management.

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News & Updates

September 2018

Melcap presented the results of the ODC System Animal trials during the International 3rd Meeting of “Federation of Neurogastroenterology and Motility” FNM2018
Prof. Y. Ringel, Dr. A. Melamud: “A novel ingestible gastric electrostimulation capsule system for treatment of obesity: First proof of concept animal study”.

January, 2019

Melcap won 3rd place out over 100 startups in Digital Health.IL Contentest lead by EY Israel

February, 2019

Melcap launched its First in Human Clinical Trials in the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba, Israel


Obesity in numbers

1.9

Billion Overweight Adults


WHO, 2018
340

Million Overweight Children and Adolescents


WHO, 2018
2

Trillion $ Global Economic Impact Annually


Fortune, 2014
147

Billion $ Medical Costs of Obesity in the USA


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014