In the Know — March 18, 2019

Forging a new path for health care Immigration to US Westernizes Asian guts Lancaster-based Smart Health Innovation Lab’s 3rd client, OneOme, has Mayo Clinic ties FDA approves new indication for valve repair device to treat certain heart failure patients with mitral regurgitation Boston Scientific wins CE Mark for Watchman FLX anti-stroke implant POPS! Diabetes Care […]

In The Know — March 11, 2019

New App Designed To Help Patients Report Health Outcomes Wins Top Prize from AHRQ Medical device tax repeal bill reintroduced in U.S. Senate Ping Yeh, StemoniX CEO, talks growth after $14M round – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic Keeps DES Market Hot with New Indication FemPulse Appoints Dr. Robert Kieval as Chief Scientific […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley, Feb. 1, 2019

Relievant Announces Level l INTRACEPT Study Stopped Early for Superiority Healthcare Update Forum 2019: Minnesota Needs to Lead Industry Change C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of New Sensing Lead Chemicals maker Entegris to buy Versum in $4 billion microchip bet HabitAware […]

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: 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 […]

August 16, 2018: In The Know

Mayo Clinic names Farrugia as new CEO     University of Minnesota reports breakthrough in 3-D printing for spinal cord repair     Takeda is banking on a SuperTarget-sized biologic plant in Brooklyn Park     Medtronic launches In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon in Japan   Mayo Clinic again ranked nation’s top hospital Minneapolis Health IT […]

May 23, 2018: In The Know

Startup Developing Device to Reduce Threat of Stroke in Heart Procedures Michael Langley to retire as CEO of Greater MSP Minnesota Companies Climb on New Fortune 500 List Lead By Medical Sales, Minnesota Exports at $5.3 Billion in First Quarter U of M brain implant calms tremors Mayo Clinic Kicks Off Massive ‘Biobank’ Project to Invigorate […]

Recap: Medical Alley 2018 Annual Dinner

Spring came just in time for the 2018 Medical Alley Annual Dinner, held on April 24 at the Depot MPLS. Over 750 Medical Alley members – sans winter coats – joined together to celebrate a stellar year that was for our community and to look ahead at what’s to come in the global epicenter of […]

Four Key Trends Driving Increased Investment in Medical Alley

Investment in Medical Alley has doubled over the last five years, reaching more than $700 million in 2017. The state’s share of total venture capital investment increased from 28th in 2016 to 15th in 2017. What is driving this increase? Here are four trends that help explain the increase: 1) Healthcare is a Multifaceted Problem, […]

March 13, 2018: Capitol News

Last Week at the Legislature Committees continued their work in both the House and the Senate. With only two more weeks before the first committee deadline, both chambers are spending very little time on their respective floors and nearly all of their time in committees. One highlight was that a proposal to align the Minnesota […]

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