Medical Device

Tata Elxsi Awarded Global Services Deal from Aesculap AG for Medical Device Engineering

Tata Elxsi opens a dedicated Global Engineering Center for Aesculap as part of the strategic multi-year engagement Bangalore, Oct 28, 2020– Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, announces the opening of a Global Engineering Center (GEC) with Aesculap AG, a subsidiary of B. Braun, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical devices […]

COVID-19 and Quarantine: Can’t Keep a Medical Device Start-up Down

Overview COVID-19 has significantly and adversely affected preclinical research and clinical trials across the universe of life science companies as a result of the suspension of elective procedures in the U.S. and globally, as well as the  challenges posed by travel bans, the furlough of or requirement that clinical study personnel work remotely, restrictions on […]

Design and Manufacture the Impossible

Hampered by Limitations Many new product designs and innovations have been restricted by the limitations of plastic injection molding and other conventional manufacturing processes. After the design is completed, the part typically requires modifications in addition to prototyping and tooling, which are costly and cause delays. Available for decades, traditional 3D printing allows engineers to […]

Understanding the Cybersecure Development Lifecycle

By Christopher Gates & Jason Smith Gates & Smith hail from Velentium, a Texas-based medical device design and development firm specializing in end-to-end support for companies seeking to bring active implantables to market. Together with Axel Wirth of Medcrypt, they are the authors of Medical Device Cybersecurity for Engineers and Manufacturers, a comprehensive guide to […]

R&Q Acquires Maetrics to Form the Largest Medical Device-Focused Global Regulatory and Quality Consultancy

Upcoming and on-demand education, commentary from thought leaders, Q&A features, and more. We are proud to announce that we have acquired Maetrics, a leader in life sciences quality and regulatory consulting. Check out the full press release below or visit our RAPS Convergence 2020 announcement page for more information. MONROEVILLE, Pa. — September 10, 2020 — Regulatory and […]

Partnering with Existing Owners and Management, ArchiMed Acquires Majority Interest in NAMSA, the World Leader in Medical Device Testing

Investment to accelerate NAMSA’s global growth and strategic vision; NAMSA is the third acquisition of MED Platform I, ArchiMed’s recently closed €1 billion mid-cap buy-and-build fund for the healthcare sector. TOLEDO, OH and LYON, FRANCE—BusinessWire—September 1, 2020 – Private equity healthcare specialist ArchiMed has acquired from the founding Gorski Family a majority stake in NAMSA, the […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

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 […]

SecurAcath Significantly Reduces Catheter-Related Infection Risk

PLYMOUTH, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interrad Medical, a privately held medical device company, announces a new clinical data publication that shows a significantly lower catheter-related infection risk with use of the SecurAcath Subcutaneous Catheter Securement Device. The article titled: Catheter Securement Impact on PICC-related CLABSI: A University Hospital Perspective, Rowe, et al, was published in American Journal of Infection […]

New Airway Device Useful in COVID Era

McMurray Enhanced Airway Can Reduce Certain Patient-Provider Contact St. Paul, Minn. — June 3, 2020 — A new airway management device, the McMurray Enhanced Airway (MEA), maintains a patent airway without the need for healthcare staff to hold the patient’s head in positions that keep the airway open—physical contact that often occurs for the duration […]

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