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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 […]

Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot

2019 has not been a banner year for Minnesota’s M&A market. After a half-decade of record-setting activity, the local M&A scene has cooled significantly, with the lowest reported deal volume and dollar values since 2013. According to Pitchbook data, total deal count for Minnesota companies for the first half of 2019 was 35% lower than over […]

For The Record with Pinar Karaca-Mandic

Associate Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic teaches healthcare marketplace and healthcare finance. She is the Academic Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) in the Department of Finance.  She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), in Health Economics and Healthcare programs. She also serves as an Associate Editor of Forum […]

Medical Alley Association forms Partnership to Spur Danish Investment, Innovation

The Medical Alley Association has signed a collaboration agreement with the DanishTechnical University (DTB), Medicoindustrien, Medtech innovation, and GreaterMSP to bring innovative Danish health technology firms to the U.S. via Medical Alley. The three-year agreement funded by the Danish Industry Foundation will involve developing a soft-landing pad for Danish small and medium sized firms that […]

Patients Deserve the Full Potential of Medical Innovation

By Jeff Mirviss, Senior Vice President and President, Peripheral Interventions, Boston Scientific Susan, an active mother of three, woke up the day after taking a one-hour flight with a swollen, painful leg that was almost purple. She knew something was wrong, but didn’t expect what the emergency room doctors told her—that a deep vein thrombosis […]

FDA, State of Minnesota Announce Programs for Health Technology Companies

Two new programs aimed at bringing critical innovations to market more quickly have recently launched and Minnesota’s health technology companies are in perfect position to take advantage of them! The first, open to medical device, diagnostic, and digital health companies, is an FDA Innovation Challenge aimed at preventing and treating opioid use disorder. Companies can […]

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