MedTech

Haemonetics to sell filter factory to GVS

Released on June 4, 2020

Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) said today that it has agreed to sell its Fajardo, Puerto Rico, manufacturing operations to filter manufacturer GVS. Boston-based Haemonetics will […]

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FDA MedTech Respiratory

NASA, Fitbit gain EUAs for COVID-19 devices

Released on June 4, 2020

The FDA granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for emergency COVID-19 ventilator devices developed by Nasa and Fitbit (NYSE:FIT). According to the FDA’s ongoing list of […]

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Drug-delivery Funding MedTech

Bigfoot Biomedical caps off its Series C funding at $55M, including a new $10M addition

Released on June 3, 2020

This morning Bigfoot Biomedical, a diabetes startup focused on automating insulin delivery through a connected insulin pen, picked up an extra $10 million Series […]

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CE Mark MedTech Ophthalmology

SightGlass Vision nets European approval for eyeglasses to reduce childhood myopia progression

Released on June 3, 2020

SightGlass Vision received a CE mark allowing its first suite of lenses—for eyeglasses specially designed to slow the progression of nearsightedness […]

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Cardiology MedTech

JAMA reanalysis goes against 5-year Abbott stent study findings, upping odds of death

Released on June 3, 2020

Dive Brief: A Bayesian reanalysis of five-year clinical trial data found coronary artery bypass surgery, also referred to as CABG, yields better […]

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MedTech Neuro Surgery

M.Blue 2-in-1 Hydrocephalus Valve Unveiled

Released on June 2, 2020

Aesculap, a part of B.Braun, and Miethke are releasing the M.blue adjustable gravitational hydrocephalus valve. The device features a valve that […]

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AR/VR MedTech Surgery

Osso VR taps movie and game vets for cinema-quality surgical training

Released on June 2, 2020

Over the past two years, the health care industry has been one of the largest adopters of mixed reality technologies, using […]

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Drug-delivery MedTech Ophthalmology

Medtech company granted £225k to develop drug-releasing eye lens

Released on June 2, 2020

A medtech company developing a biodegradable intraocular lens that can release drugs directly into the eye has been awarded just over […]

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CE Mark MedTech Neuro

phenox announces European launch of its new thrombectomy devices

Released on June 2, 2020

phenox has announced the full European launch of the pRESET 5–40 and pRESET LUX 4–20 thrombectomy devices after receiving CE mark […]

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Cardiology MedTech

New EUA Places Abiomed Firmly in the COVID-19 Conversation

Released on June 1, 2020

Sometimes when the discussion of tackling the novel coronavirus comes up, the use of medical devices gets lost in the shuffle. […]

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Funding M&A MedTech

Medtech 100 roundup: Stocks peak to end May

Released on June 1, 2020

Medtech stocks closed May at their highest point since before the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the markets. MassDevice’s MedTech 100 Index — which includes […]

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FDA Cleared MedTech Women's Health

Gynesonics lands FDA clearance for fibroid-removal system

Released on May 29, 2020

Gynesonics announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its next-generation Sonata System 2.1 for transcervical fibroid ablation (TFA). Redwood City, Calif.-based […]

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