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, March 1, 2019

Tiny medical device designed in Minnesota repairs the tiniest hearts StemoniX lands $14.4M to develop ‘micro-organs’ – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic’s RF Ablation Platform FDA Cleared to Control Pain Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes Microbiologics rapidly evolving in the virology industry […]

In The Know: Healthcare News From Medical Alley, Feb. 18. 2019

Nuvaira Announces a $79 Million Financing Round to Pursue Groundbreaking Treatment of COPD Mayo Clinic researchers develop more efficient system to reprogram stem cells The Tech 20: Innovations That Should Be On Your Radar Memphis preemie receives world’s first commercially-approved, pea-sized heart device Medtronic and Medical University of South Carolina Team Up to Improve Outcomes […]

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, […]

April 19, 2018: In The Know

When This Founder Interviews Job Candidates, He Tries to Be the ‘Dumbest Guy in the Room’ 3M signs on with C3 for its AI predictive software for clinical and supply chain analytics Smiths Medical Introducing Three New Product Innovations at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting   Medtronic […]

December 14, 2017: In the Know

Entellus Medical Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Stryker Corporation for a Purchase Price of $24.00 Per Share in Cash StemoniX® microHeart® Selected as a Winner of CONNECT’s 30th Annual Most Innovative New Product Awards Ecolab Named One of America’s Most Just Companies in 2017 by Forbes and JUST Capital Philips acquires VitalHealth to […]

September 14, 2017: In the Know

Three Prime Opportunities in the Digital Health Market Teva Appoints New Chief Executive After Months of Speculation Fresh Paint, New HQ for StemoniX  Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Enrolls First Patient in TRILUMINATE Tricuspid Repair Trial These pigs are helping researchers find cures for cancer, and could someday grow human organs St. Teresa Medical Announces First […]

July 13, 2017: In the Know

How to Regenerate a Regenerative Company: Admedus CEO Paterson on the Company’s Turnaround Efforts 3i : to invest c.$136m in Cirtec Medical Global Kinetics launching large randomized study of wearable for Parkinson’s Disease Movers & Shakers: MN Community Measurement President Julie Sonier Treatment.com unveils Merlin™ – Enterprise Intelligence (AI) Platform for Healthcare Inspire Medical Systems […]

June 29, 2017: In the Know

Exit interview: Torax Medical founder on building a startup, magnets and not blinking Philips to acquire The Spectranetics Corporation to accelerate expansion in image-guided therapy devices to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease Bright Health Files to Expand Insurance Coverage to Arizona Zipnosis And Healthcare Leaders Form Clinical Quality Advisory Council To Establish Virtual Care […]

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