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Central Package and Display Develops Protective Packaging for Coventor Project

Minneapolis, July 1, 2020 – Central Package and Display announced it completed the first round of production on protective packaging for the Coventor ventilator.  Working in conjunction with Boston Scientific, Central Package and Display designed and produced foam inserts and a corrugate shipper that will allow the Coventor to be shipped globally via LTL freight, […]

Magstim Acquires Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI) Product Portfolio

High-density EEG complements Magstim’s Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Technology Driving Innovation MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. & Carmarthenshire, UK — (July 2, 2020) – Magstim, the global leader in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), today announced an agreement to acquire the product portfolio of Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI) from Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology. […]

Mainstay Medical Announces U.S. FDA Approval of ReActiv8® Neurostimulation System for Chronic Low Back Pain

• U.S. commercialization expected to begin in the first half of 2021  • Continues positive momentum for Mainstay, with increasing commercial footprint in Europe and expected launch in Australia in early 2021  Dublin – Ireland, 22 June 2020 – Mainstay Medical Holdings plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

Switchback Medical Announces Expansion of Services with Creation of New Division Switchback BioSim Innovations

Minneapolis, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Switchback Medical, a leading medical device contract design and manufacturing company, announces expansion of services through the creation of a new division called Switchback BioSim Innovations.  The new division offers functional dynamic biosimulator model development, cell culture services, and physician training.   Biosimulator models use animal and human tissue to create functional […]

Livio Health Delivering No-Cost Supportive Care To Minnesota Oncology Patients

Agreement Provides Additional Cancer Care Support at No Cost to Medicare Advantage Members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Livio Health (Livio) and Minnesota Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network (The Network), today announced an agreement that will create an enhanced, patient-centered experience for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue […]

University Enterprise Laboratories (UEL) joins GAN

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA – University Enterprise Laboratories (UEL) is pleased to announce that it will be joining GAN, as of July 1, 2020.  GAN is a highly curated community of independent accelerators, partners, and investors. The GAN Community is the largest group of accelerators, partners, and investors—in over 120 cities on six continents.  “We are […]

Registration is Open for the Midwest COVID-19 Innovation Showcase

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – gener8tor announced the launch of the Midwest COVID-19 Innovation Showcase through the gBETA Medtech program at the end of May, receiving a total of 113 applications to pitch at the showcase. After careful review, the selection committee has selected 14 teams to pitch at the Midwest COVID-19 Innovations Showcase. The Midwest COVID-19 […]

Envoy Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its Fully Implanted Acclaim® Cochlear Implant

Minnesota Employers Voice Support for Economic Benefit of Immigration Visas

SAINT PAUL, MN, (June 23, 2020) – Today, the following 47 Minnesota companies, nonprofits, trade associations, and chambers of commerce reacted in opposition to President Trump’s recent executive order suspending immigration visas. Our statement is as follows:  We stand with our foreign-born employees, many of whom are here on the classes of visa restricted by President Trump’s […]

Pacific Plastics Injection Molding Unveils World-Class Facility Expansion

VISTA, Calif.—Delivering on a customer-forward strategy for future growth, Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM), a division of Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), has unveiled a 5,000-square-foot addition to its existing production facility. Started in September of last year, the expansion further increases PPIM’s capability of always exceeding customer requirements, simultaneously reducing lead times while improving production […]

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