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06 March 2015

 
05 March 2015
In signing a deal to acquire neonatal critical care specialist Ikaria, Mallinckrodt is expecting to see immediate gains in both its top and bottom line for fiscal 2015. Founded in 2007, Ikaria commercializes INOmax, said to be the only US ...
05 March 2015
The VC financing climate continues to improve, as February’s total takings from medtech venture financing deals beat those of January and of the same period last year. Clinica recorded 20 transactions of $1m and over, which raised over $252m in ...
04 March 2015
India’s pricing watchdog is considering imposing controls on the prices of certain medical devices, including heart stents, following an outcry last year over the sales of these products by global manufacturers to patients at allegedly overinflated ...
03 March 2015
Although a short month, February didn’t lack for medtech approvals: 63 passed Clinica’s news desk, up from 60 in February 2014, and only just short of the 65 seen in January. The February 2015 approvals, split by geography, as shown in Table 1, ...
 
05 March 2015
In signing a deal to acquire neonatal critical care specialist Ikaria, Mallinckrodt is expecting to see immediate gains in both its top and bottom line for fiscal 2015. Founded in 2007, Ikaria commercializes INOmax, said to be the only US ...
05 March 2015
OpGen, which specializes in molecular tests for multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections, has become the latest medtech firm to file for an initial public offering. This brings the total filings tracked by Clinica to 12 in 2015 so far – with three ...
04 March 2015
Elekta’s shares were down over 7% as Clinica went to press, after a disappointing third quarter. The Swedish radiotherapy specialist’s stock was trading at SEK79.25 ($9.55), from a closing price of SEK85.55 on the previous day, 3 March. Q3 sales of ...
04 March 2015
UK orthopedic firm Smith & Nephew has expanded its emerging markets business by acquiring EuroCiencia Colombia, its sole distributor of reconstruction, trauma and sports medicine products in the country since 2006. Financial details were not ...
 
05 March 2015
In signing a deal to acquire neonatal critical care specialist Ikaria, Mallinckrodt is expecting to see immediate gains in both its top and bottom line for fiscal 2015. Founded in 2007, Ikaria commercializes INOmax, said to be the only US ...
05 March 2015
The VC financing climate continues to improve, as February’s total takings from medtech venture financing deals beat those of January and of the same period last year. Clinica recorded 20 transactions of $1m and over, which raised over $252m in ...
05 March 2015
OpGen, which specializes in molecular tests for multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections, has become the latest medtech firm to file for an initial public offering. This brings the total filings tracked by Clinica to 12 in 2015 so far – with three ...
04 March 2015
Elekta’s shares were down over 7% as Clinica went to press, after a disappointing third quarter. The Swedish radiotherapy specialist’s stock was trading at SEK79.25 ($9.55), from a closing price of SEK85.55 on the previous day, 3 March. Q3 sales of ...
 
04 March 2015
India’s pricing watchdog is considering imposing controls on the prices of certain medical devices, including heart stents, following an outcry last year over the sales of these products by global manufacturers to patients at allegedly overinflated ...
03 March 2015
Is exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used to produce certain plastics such as polycarbonates and epoxy resins, via medical devices safe? Are there any risks? Those are the questioned tackled by the European Commission’s Scientific Committee ...
03 March 2015
In this second instalment of Auditor’s Oratory, where notified bodies share their experience and advice on coping with the evolving EU medtech regulatory climate, Paul Sim* of BSI explains how unannounced audits are changing the job of notified ...
02 March 2015
The European Commission has set up a new 3D printing group to look into the regulatory issues that are emerging in this rapidly developing area. The group is part of the commission’s broader working group on New and Emerging Technologies (NET), and ...
 
Boston gets two Big Medtech execs on board Boston Scientific has brought in two new board members, both well-known veterans of the medtech industry. Charles Dockendorff, former executive ...
STAAR picks regulatory committee chair as leader STAAR Surgical has appointed the chair of its quality and regulatory committee, Caren Mason, president and CEO of the company. Ms Mason, who has also ...
Carefusion CEO joins Edwards’ board Edwards Lifesciences has elected to its board of directors Kieran Gallahue, chairman and CEO of CareFusion. Mr Gallahue will take the seat of ...
20 February 2015
Ashley Yeo

The forthcoming 2 March session of the EU council ’s working party on pharmaceuticals and devices will be the sixth time that the WP has sat and debated elements of the proposed Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations under the current ...

11 February 2015
Ashley Yeo

Turning good intentions into fact and deed is very much on the minds of those who lead the main US medical technology industry association, AdvaMed . Turning bad ideas out into the snow is also a major preoccupation, according to senior figures at ...

 
20 February 2015
The forthcoming 2 March session of the EU council ’s working party on pharmaceuticals and devices will be the sixth time that the WP has sat and debated elements of the proposed Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations under the current ...
 Council of EU breaks device texts into bite-sized pieces in ...   Companies need to wake up to compliance: worrying trends and...
11 February 2015
Turning good intentions into fact and deed is very much on the minds of those who lead the main US medical technology industry association, AdvaMed . Turning bad ideas out into the snow is also a major preoccupation, according to senior figures at ...
30 January 2015
Who wields the power in the delivery of healthcare? Not the government, not the regulators and not the doctors – not thisweek in Germany, in any case. A Dear Patient letter from the managers of the Westphalia-Lippe Association of Statutory Health ...
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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21 January 2015
Madeleine Armstrong

Liquid biopsies have shown great promise in detecting and monitoring cancer. One contender, Trovagene, tells Clinica why it believes it has the edge over other companies in the space One of the current goals in oncology is monitoring cancer “from ...

 
09 February 2015

Clearbridge BioMedics Specialty area(s): Circulating tumor cell capture technology Based in: Singapore Founded in: 2010 No. of employees: 20 Total investment received to date: Undisclosed Investors: Clearbridge BSA, SPRING Seeds Capital, ...

 
 
 
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