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Category: Medical Devices


Innovation, Medical Devices

New micro device injects a boost to IVF success

May 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A research team led by the University of Adelaide, in partnership with medical technology company Fertilis, has delivered a ground-breaking new micro-device to streamline the only fertility treatment procedure available for men with low sperm counts. The first-of-its-kind device will […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Scientists engineer new tools to electronically control gene expression

May 4, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers, led by experts at Imperial College London, have developed a new method that allows gene expression to be precisely altered by supplying and removing electrons. This could help control biomedical implants in the body or reactions in large ‘bioreactors’ […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Logistics challenges will reduce the delivery of essential medical devices in Russia

May 3, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Russian healthcare system relies on imported medical devices to fill gaps where domestic supply is unavailable. This trend is best observed in tech-heavy device sectors where leading international brands are often imported into Russia for use in private and […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Future wearable health tech could measure gases released from skin

April 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Most research on measuring human biomarkers, which are measures of a body’s health, rely on electrical signals to sense the chemicals excreted in sweat. But sensors that rely on perspiration often require huge amounts of it just to get a […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Filings buzz in the medical devices industry: 49% decrease in robotics mentions in Q4 of 2021

April 22, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Mentions of robotics within the filings of companies in the medical devices industry fell 49% between the third and fourth quarters of 2021. In total, the frequency of sentences related to robotics during 2021 was 52% higher than in 2016 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border venture financing deals total $586m in North America in March 2022

April 21, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry cross border venture financing deals worth $586m were announced in North America in March 2022, led by $125m venture financing of BillionToOne, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 15.8% over the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Analysis: The Role of Compact Systems in Today’s Ultrasound Market

April 19, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Much of the focus in the ultrasound market in the last few years has been on the handheld market. This is justified, considering its role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the spate of innovation in the sector, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Salignostics Raises $8M for Rapid Saliva-Based Test Kits That Detect Pregnancy, COVID-19, Cardiac Risk, and Malaria

April 14, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Salignostics was founded in 2016 by a team of researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (HU) who have many years of experience in cracking the secrets of saliva: Professor Aaron Palmon, a world-class researcher in saliva, and currently head […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Versantis to develop blood ammonia monitoring device

April 13, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Versantis is set to receive nearly $508,753 (Sfr475,000) from Swiss national innovation agency Innosuisse for the development of a point-of-care (POC) device to monitor blood ammonia in liver disease patients. The company plans to enlist the Zurich University of Applied […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Increasing usage of software medical devices in remote patient monitoring

March 25, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Software as a medical device (SaMD) is a growing area as technology evolves and becomes integrated into healthcare systems. In particular, the International Medical Device Regulators Forum defines SaMD as ‘software intended to be used for one or more medical […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US medical devices industry sees a rise of 15% in cross border deal activity in February 2022

March 21, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US medical devices industry saw a rise of 15% in overall cross border deal activity during February 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Anthem, Blue Venture Fund, Deerfield ManagementLP, Fidelity Management & Research, Flare Capital Partners, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

FDA warns of cyber vulnerabilities in medical device software components

March 10, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

All versions of PTC’s Axeda agent and desktop server are affected by the Access:7 cyber vulnerabilities, according to the FDA’s alert to device users and manufacturers. The FDA warned that “successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in full system […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Europe’s medical devices industry saw a rise of 55% in cross border deal activity during January 2022

February 18, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Europe’s medical devices industry saw a rise of 55% in cross border deal activity during January 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Ardian Holding’s $1.26bn private equity deal for 70% stake in Biofarma, according to GlobalData’s […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Empowered Diagnostics to recall two Covid-19 tests

January 31, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Empowered Diagnostics is recalling two Covid-19 tests, CovClear COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test and ImmunoPass COVID-19 Neutralizing Antibody Rapid Test, as they have been distributed with labels incorrectly indicating that they are US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorised. The FDA […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Rise in Covid-19 cases causes medical device shortage

January 28, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Covid-19 pandemic has been ongoing for several years, and hospitals have faced many hardships as a result. At the beginning of the pandemic, hospitals and healthcare workers had to adapt to the new normal, hearing promises from government officials […]