In The Know: Medical Alley News for January 21, 2019

FDA adds back some workers during partial government shutdown University of Minnesota tests ‘smart’ pills to give cancer patients a nudge Denmark picks Minnesota as its ‘bridge’ to U.S. med-tech A Pea-Sized Device Is Approved to Close Holes in Hearts of Tiny Infants Zoll Medical wins $400m DoD patient monitoring supply contract Ecolab Closes on […]

In the Know: Healthcare Stories from Medical Alley — January 11, 2019

Medical Alley Ranked 6th Best for Digital Health Funding in the U.S Boston Scientific Revenue Growth Met Expectations in 2018 The Danes Are Coming to Medical Alley Relievant Announces Reimbursement Codes and APC Assignment for The Intracept® Procedure Starkey Hearing Technologies Unveils Three Revolutionary Advancements within Livio® AI Philips Introduces Intelligent, Personalized Solutions to Improve […]

In The Know: December 6, 2018

Nearly 150 groups join AdvaMed’s anti medtech tax letter Inspire Medical offers another 1.5 million shares following April IPO   POPS! Diabetes Care Announces FDA Clearance of Their POPS!® one System   NxThera spinout NxPhase lands $10m for vapor ablation tech   Mayo Clinic Startup Phenomix Sciences Initiates $1M Seed Funding Round   IPM Earns […]

In The Know: Key Healthcare News for November 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic Ventures — seeds of entrepreneurship   Minnesota’s medtech industry raised $90M in Q3 2018   Solving sleep apnea with new procedure   Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing   NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board   Four biotech startups to watch in Rochester […]

Medical Alley Companies Raise $234 Million in First Half of 2018

Medical Alley companies had a strong start to 2018, buoyed by new investments in biotech. 45 companies raised $234 million in the first half of the year. In addition to positive investment flow, exits continued at a strong pace with multiple acquisitions and one initial public offering (IPO). These exits will recycle capital into the […]

July 19, 2018: In The Know

Implantable Organ Developer Miromatrix Medical Raises $15.7M Minnesota health tech company accepted to world’s largest tech incubator, Station F in Paris Relievant Announces First Commercial Intracept Procedures   Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Next-Generation MitraClip® Device To Treat People With Leaky Heart Valves Inspire Medical CEO on going public, ramping up growth and ringing the […]

May 10, 2018: In The Know

Inspire Medical Systems prices upsized $108 million IPO at $16 high end   Takeda Finally Inks a Deal to Buy Shire in One of the Biggest Pharma Takeovers Ever Abbott wins FDA nod for Advisor HD Gridcardiac mapping cath Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Medically Refractory Epilepsy ANI Pharmaceuticals Reports […]

April 26 2018: In The Know

FDA approves Medtronic’s drug-coated balloon to treat long superficial femoral artery lesions Ecolab Launches Cleanroom Portfolio in North America HBR: How Mayo Clinic is combating information overload in critical-care units Precision Therapeutics to acquire Helomics Bio-Techne Announces New Leadership Appointment       Zipnosis adds post-surgical care services to telehealth platform         […]

April 12, 2018: In the Know

SecurAcath Selected for Fast-Track NHS Use Through New Innovation and Technology Payment Program Ferring acquires innovative biotechnology company and microbiome pioneer Rebiotix Inc. University of Minnesota wins $42 million in federal funds for biomedical research Medtech start-up Global Kinetics scores first BTF investment, kicks off new trial CHF Coloplast Expands its Product Portfolio With New […]

November 8, 2017: In the Know

New tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements closer to human trials Mayo taps Banner Health exec to be next CFO First Phase of America’s Next Life Science Corridor Begins Surmodics Q4 results top sales, earnings estimates Inspire Medical Systems Ranks #2 on Cleveland Clinic’s List of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018 DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Publication […]

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