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In the Know: The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2019

Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov. Walz Shows Support for Entrepreneurs with Creation of Launch Minnesota Proposed Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced in Medical Alley Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Optum completes acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita 3M buys medical device […]

BARDA Industry Days

By Diane Rucker (UEL) Kate Evinger (gener8tor) and I joined BARDA Industry Days last week in Washington, DC.  In September, University Enterprise Labs (UEL) and gener8tor announced a partnership to support startups in health security, funded by a federal grant.  (The federal government loves acronyms.  I’ll include translations in the article.) But first, some fun […]

HHS Expands Network of Innovation Accelerators

Five accelerators will join a unique innovation accelerator network that provides small and start-up biotechnology innovators with technical and entrepreneurial support they need to accelerate the development of products that could transform the nation’s approach to health security threats. The network was established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the […]

At The Table – November 28, 2018

Session 2019: Walz/Flanagan Administration Announce Transition Team; Minnesota House DFL Reveals Committee Structure and Chairs Shortly before Thanksgiving, Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan made multiple announcements regarding their transition efforts and leadership team. First is the One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board that will advise the administration on a number of things, including […]

Health Care Startup Day Minnesota Highlights Innovative Work in Minnesota

This week, the University of Minnesota and the Medical Alley Association had the privilege of hosting the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Health Care Startup Day Minnesota. The event took place on University of Minnesota’s campus and drew the largest crowd HHS had seen for one of these events to date. […]

In The Know: Top Healthcare News For October 18, 2018

Pops! Diabetes Makes Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies List     Where medtech is putting its money this November   On the sidelines of Startup Week: ‘Fly-ins’ get a $300 offer to check out the job scene   Boston Scientific touts 3-year Solyx stress urinary incontinence mesh trial data   Twin Cities Startup […]

At The Table – September 26, 2018

MAA Meets with  Gubernatorial Candidate Walz, Tours Ecolab The Medical Alley Association, led by its Board of Directors and executives from all sectors of the Medical Alley healthcare community, had the opportunity to sit down with DFL gubernatorial candidate, Congressman Tim Walz, to discuss the recent release of Medical Alley Association’s working group report, “Realizing […]

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