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Category: Medical Devices


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Scientists develop new tools to detect very early changes in Alzheimer’s disease

November 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with their colleagues at the Barcelona Beta Research Centre in Spain, the University Medical Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the University of Paris, have found new forms of tau protein that […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Picosun’s Medical ALD Solutions Enable Safer Surgeries

November 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Picosun’s biocompatible ALD coatings will be applied to electrosurgical equipment (electrotomes) to improve their performance, safety, and service life. “It’s great to collaborate with a company such as Picosun to develop solutions for safer and more patient-friendly surgeries. Picosun is […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare

November 23, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Physician turnover in the United States, due to burnout and related factors, was conservatively estimated to cost the US healthcare system some $4.6 billion annually, according to a 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine study. The results reflect a familiar dynamic, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Will Nanox Disrupt The X-ray Systems Market?

November 3, 2020

Via: HitConsultant

With its share price falling from more than $66 to less than $24, September was a tumultuous month for Nanox. On August 25th, the medical imaging start-up closed its initial public offering, having raised $190m from the sale of 10,555,556 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Bruker introduces Vutara™ VXL best-in-class super-resolution microscope and spatial biology analysis capabilities

October 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Bruker Corporation today announced the release of the Vutara VXL Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscope for nanoscale biological imaging. The new system opens an affordable and easy-to-use path for both core facilities and individual investigators to enter the world of super-resolution imaging […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 total $1.47bn globally

September 25, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 worth $1.47bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 19.2% over the previous month and a rise of 21% when compared with the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

BioProtect raises funds for ongoing balloon spacer clinical trial

September 22, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Israeli biotechnology company BioProtect has raised $25m as part of its Series D equity financing from an undisclosed strategic investor and Peregrine Ventures. The round, which was led by Almeda Ventures and Consensus Business Group chairman and investor Vincent Tchenguiz, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific signs agreement with option to acquire Farapulse

September 21, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Boston Scientific has signed an investment agreement with privately held medical device company Farapulse with an exclusive option for acquisition. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Farapulse develops pulsed-field ablation (PFA) system to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medigate raises funds to boost medical device security offering

September 16, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based medical device security and asset management company Medigate has secured $30m as part of its Series B round led by new investor Partech. The round, which takes Medigate’s total funding to $50m, was joined by its existing investors YL […]


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Samsung Medison partners with Intel for fetal ultrasound workflow

September 11, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Samsung Medison has partnered with Intel for new smart workflow solutions to enhance obstetric measurements in order to improve maternal and fetal safety. As part of the partnership, Samsung Medison’s BiometryAssist will leverage an Intel Core i3 processor, the Intel […]


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Smartwatch tracks medication levels to personalize treatments

August 7, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In general, medications are prescribed with a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach — drugs are designed and prescribed based on statistical averages of their effectiveness. There are guidelines for factors such as patients’ weight and age. But in addition to these basic differentiators, […]


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LKC Technologies secures approval for ophthalmic diagnostic device

July 30, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based medical device company LKC Technologies has secured the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for the RETeval device and associated Sensor Strips skin electrodes. The RETeval device is a portable, handheld, functional diagnostic device for medical professionals to diagnose […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical devices industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 total $1.68bn globally

July 27, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.68bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 94.7% over the previous quarter and a rise of 81.6% when compared with the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Novel device offers added protection for healthcare workers performing endoscopies during COVID-19

July 22, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up unimaginable challenges for healthcare workers. Even simple outpatient procedures such as endoscopies can expose staff to the risk of infection. However, a team of researchers has developed a simple, disposable, and inexpensive device to […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Abbott receives FDA approval for next-generation ICD and CRT devices

July 21, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

On 6 July, Abbott won FDA approval for its next-generation Gallant implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) devices, equipped with Bluetooth technology and accompanying smartphone app. The ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 has highlighted the advancement of healthcare, […]