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08 July 2015

 
07 July 2015
The US neurostimulation technology market will grow about 46% over the next five years, driven by the introduction of more effective implantable neurostimulation devices and increasing awareness and acceptance of these technologies among patients ...
07 July 2015
TŰV Rheinland is breathing a sigh of relief after the latest court ruling in France concerning its liability in the PIP breast implant case proved favorable for the notified body. But the medtech sector as a whole has reason to be concerned. In ...
06 July 2015
The bull run of billion-dollar M&A deals in the first half of this year has led to a near three-fold increase in the number of these mega-buck transactions, compared with the same period last year. Clinica recorded 11 deals valued at $1bn and above ...
06 July 2015
The US FDA has exempted about 120 additional device product codes from 510(k) requirements in a final guidance issued on 30 June. The identified devices are class II, class I or unclassified devices that the FDA now says “are sufficiently well ...
 
07 July 2015
Eye-care giant Allergan will pay $125m plus milestones to acquire Oculeve, a Stanford University spinout working on the OD-01 nasal neurostimulation device that promotes tear-production. The deal also gives Allergan another, earlier stage dry-eye ...
07 July 2015
The US neurostimulation technology market will grow about 46% over the next five years, driven by the introduction of more effective implantable neurostimulation devices and increasing awareness and acceptance of these technologies among patients ...
01 July 2015
India’s top regulatory agencies are weighing up the findings from a study it had commissioned that looks at the clinical benefits of heart stents, with the possible aim of using the results to back the use of cheaper, locally-produced devices. ...
30 June 2015
Kips Bay Medical, a company headed by medtech veteran Manny Villafana, is calling it quits after its eSVS Mesh for coronary bypass graft surgery performed poorly in the feasibility trial. The eMESH 1 trial randomized 106 patients undergoing coronary ...
 
07 July 2015
Eye-care giant Allergan will pay $125m plus milestones to acquire Oculeve, a Stanford University spinout working on the OD-01 nasal neurostimulation device that promotes tear-production. The deal also gives Allergan another, earlier stage dry-eye ...
07 July 2015
The US neurostimulation technology market will grow about 46% over the next five years, driven by the introduction of more effective implantable neurostimulation devices and increasing awareness and acceptance of these technologies among patients ...
06 July 2015
The bull run of billion-dollar M&A deals in the first half of this year has led to a near three-fold increase in the number of these mega-buck transactions, compared with the same period last year. Clinica recorded 11 deals valued at $1bn and above ...
03 July 2015
As temperatures rise with the summer heat, so is the venture financing climate for medtech companies as June records a nine-figure deal for the second consecutive month. A total of 30 deals passed Clinica’s news desk in June, which is two less than ...
 
07 July 2015
TŰV Rheinland is breathing a sigh of relief after the latest court ruling in France concerning its liability in the PIP breast implant case proved favorable for the notified body. But the medtech sector as a whole has reason to be concerned. In ...
06 July 2015
The US FDA has exempted about 120 additional device product codes from 510(k) requirements in a final guidance issued on 30 June. The identified devices are class II, class I or unclassified devices that the FDA now says “are sufficiently well ...
03 July 2015
Malaysia’s one-year extension of its 30 June 2015 deadline for companies with medical devices on the market to register their products under the country’s new regulatory system may come as welcomed breathing space for industry, but manufacturers and ...
02 July 2015
The European standard on application of usability engineering to medical devices, EN 62366:2008, has been amended with new requirements pertaining to legacy devices where the user interface was created before the standard came into use. This update ...
 
Former Medtronic senior exec to lead Waters Christopher O'Connell, the former president of Medtronic’s Restorative Therapies business group, is to join Waters as its new president and CEO, ...
Martha to lead Medtronic's Restorative Therapies Geoff Martha has succeeded Christopher O’Connell as head of Medtronic’s Restorative Therapies Group (RTG). Mr O’Connell has left after 21 years at ...
Boston Scientific exec to head JenaValve German transcatheter aortic valve developer JenaValve has appointed Boston Scientific alumna Victoria Carr-Brendel CEO. Dr Carr-Brendel replaces Jans ...
11 June 2015
Ashley Yeo

The latest chapter in the passage into law of Germany’s sickness insurance healthcare provision ( GKV-VSG ) draft is upon us. Today (11 June), the second and third readings were to be held (as agenda point 6) in the lower house. MPs were to hear ...

27 May 2015
Amanda Maxwell

For the last two and a half decades, the careers of EU medtech regulatory experts have orbited around the output of Brussels and its impact at EU, national and even international level. So should those of us in the UK fear the referendum on EU ...

 
23 June 2015
Innovation is critical for medtech companies to stay ahead of the game and ensure continuous growth. But sometimes, this innovation does not necessarily have to come in the form of new technologies. Neil Mesher, managing director of Philips ...
23 June 2015
The IEC 60601-1 standard on medical electric equipment is a critical tool for many medical technology companies. In this article, Leo Eisner introduces the standard and shares how it is being used in the US and Canada The IEC 60601-1 standard * ...
11 June 2015
The latest chapter in the passage into law of Germany’s sickness insurance healthcare provision ( GKV-VSG ) draft is upon us. Today (11 June), the second and third readings were to be held (as agenda point 6) in the lower house. MPs were to hear ...
22 October 2014
Amanda Maxwell

The future regulation of high-risk devices is one of the trickiest subjects in the proposed EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) on which to reach final agreement, with the different parties involved seemingly at loggerheads. Delegates at the European ...

 
“Beyond Compliance”: a self regulation tool to add strength to the CE marking – podcast
16 December 2013
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23 June 2015
Tina Tan

Innovation is critical for medtech companies to stay ahead of the game and ensure continuous growth. But sometimes, this innovation does not necessarily have to come in the form of new technologies. Neil Mesher, managing director of Philips ...

 
20 April 2015

Specialty area(s): Devices for bowel control Based in: Sunnyvale, California Founded in: 2010 No. of employees: 18 Total investment received to date: Undisclosed Investors: Led by Norwich Ventures

 
 
 
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