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In The Know: Medical Alley News for July 27, 2020

Starkey President Brandon Sawalich Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer Boston Scientific’s next-gen stroke prevention device gets FDA nod Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Extends Coverage  of Expanded Telehealth Benefits Through 2020 Medtronic Foundation Commits $16M in Health and Education Partnerships to Address Racial Disparities and Advance Social Justice in Black Communities Humanetics […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for July 20, 2020

Medtronic buying French spinal-surgery tech maker Medicrea Mayo Clinic CEO Gianrico Farrugia on why he doesn’t want to go back to a pre-pandemic world In ‘Groundbreaking’ Study, UMN Researchers 3D Print Working Heart Pump With Real Human Cells 3M says it’s on track with N95 production goals Hillrom launches two new respiratory health systems UnitedHealth […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 13, 2020

FDA Clears Medtronic’s And Boston Scientific’s Remote Cardiac Monitors, Approves Abbott’s Bluetooth-Compatible ICDs CVRx raises $50 million as heart device goes to market FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product Vizient Teams Up with Suppliers to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring Solutions in Wake of COVID-19 FDA clears new Baxter bone graft substitute UnitedHealthcare Donates $12.3M to […]

Cryosa Completes $8.25 Million in Series A-2 Funding for Further Development of Breakthrough, Minimally Invasive Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Minnesota medical device startup Cryosa completed its Series A-2 funding, raising $8.25 million to further develop its breakthrough therapies for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The round was led by life sciences firm, Santé Ventures, and HOYA Corporation (“HOYA”), with additional institutional and individual investors. This latest funding round will be used to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 22, 2020

U.S. News and World Report Names Mayo Nation’s Top Hospital Medtronic gets $337 million from Blackstone for diabetes devices Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 iCGM FDA cleared for use in adults and children At the Edge of Possible Cardiovascular Systems’ offering nabs $143.7m Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer Boston […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

Medical Alley Connecting Companies for Covid-19 Response – April 2, 2020

Via Twin Cities Business A new online tool helps groups find organizations that can provide high-need products or services. Getting the right medical equipment to the people who need it has a heightened importance in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Golden Valley-based Medical Alley Association, a trade group for the state’s health care […]

At The Table – May 2020

When Minnesota’s legislative session opened on February 11, legislators had plans for a robust bonding bill that addressed infrastructural needs, advanced elements of each party’s vision for the state, and made use – in one way or another – of the state’s $1.5 billion surplus. Little more than a month later, the reality of the […]

For The Record with Jackie Mejia, Director, gBETA Medtech

Jackie came to gener8tor after working for several years as a research scientist and lab manager. Her research focused on developing novel technologies to solve environmental challenges and protect public health. During this time, Jackie learned to balance multiple projects, work with various collaborators, become a successful mentor, and communicate her scientific results effectively to […]

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