University of Minnesota – Medical Alley Association
University of Minnesota (UMN)
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In the Know: Healthcare News for May 16, 2022

Business Journal Names 2022 Minnesota Manufacturing Award Honorees gBETA Medtech Accelerator Picks its Next Startups Inspire Invests $10M in EnsoData and Seed Funding for Ognomy Report: Minnesota’s Health Care Startups Raised More in Q1 Than All of 2021 Upsher-Smith Laboratories Names Taku Nakaoka as New CEO Medtronic Closes on Deal to Acquire Intersect ENT Takeda […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for April 25, 2022

Mayo Clinic Investing $49 Million to Expand Lab Operation in Rochester Why Are There So Many Australian Med-Tech Companies in Minnesota? GrandPad Expands Language Capabilities to Nearly 40 Languages for Senior-Friendly Tablet and Free Companion App Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces Four Executive Appointments An Interview With New Allina Health Aetna CEO […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for April 18, 2022

DUOS Announces a $15 Million Series A Investment Milestone Vita Group Signs Distribution Contract with ClearDropper Recuro Acquisition of WellVia Broadens Capabilities in Virtual Primary Care, Brings Deep Expertise and Market Experience to its Digital Health Solutions Dr. Bjorn Peterson Named Life Link III Chief Medical Officer GE Healthcare, Elekta Collaborate to Expand Precision Radiation […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 21, 2022

Saluda Medical Announces $125M Equity Financing Led by Redmile Group LLC and New Investors Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Colder Products Co. Expands with Build-Out of 168,000 Square Foot Arden Hills Facility New Video Game Company Aims to Develop Therapeutic Games Minnesota Pharmaceutical Firm Launches New Drug — […]

Exploring Black History Month with Alexis Kochanski

Alexis Kochanski is the Director of Strategy for UnitedHealthcare’s commercial market overseeing Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Prior to her role at UnitedHealthcare, she served as the Director of Member Engagement at Medical Alley Association. She has also held roles within Minnesota State Government as the Legislative Director at the Minnesota Department of Labor […]

Medical Alley Partners with Greater MSP to Pursue Federal Investment in Region’s Biopharma Capability

Biopharma’s rapid growth in Medical Alley could get a kickstart with up to $100 million of federal investment in shared labs, infrastructure, and workforce development. Medical Alley Association worked with Greater MSP to organize and apply for the grant, part of the American Rescue Plan legislation passed in 2020. Up to 30 regions will be […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for November 15, 2021

CVRx Goes from Brink of Collapse to IPO Coloplast Announces Agreement to Acquire Atos Medical Oculogica Builds Minneapolis-based Marketing Team in Commercialization Push NAMSA Expands Minneapolis Preclinical Laboratory to Meet Industry Demand for Medtech Research and Development Solutions  AtriCure Posts Street-beating Q3 Results, Maintains Full-year Outlook 3M Works to Expand Dental Care Access in Minnesota […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 4 2021

Envoy America Taps Healthcare Executive Josh Berg to Join Its Leadership Team Vensana Capital Raises $325 Million and Expands Team to Back Transformative Medical Technology Innovations Eyevensys Enters Collaboration with Phillips-Medisize and Minnetronix Medical Announcing Appointments to the Launch Minnesota Advisory Board 2021 Tekne Awards Finalists UnitedHealth Group Develops Calculator That Allows Schools, Businesses to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 20, 2021

Francis Medical Announces Close of $55 Million Series B Equity Financing Flywheel Raises $22M in Series C Funding Makana Therapeutics Awarded KidneyX Artificial Kidney Prize for Innovation in Xenotransplantation NeuroOne® Medical Technologies Corporation Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Evo® sEEG Electrode Packaging Maker Relocates HQ to Maple Grove from Plymouth Mitesco Announces Lease for […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 13, 2021

Medical Alley Association Congratulates Allina Health Chief Executive Officer Dr. Penny Wheeler on Her Retirement CoraVie Medical Wins Life Sciences Division of MN Cup Tactile Medical Announces Acquisition of AffloVest® University of Minnesota Launches Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity Mitesco, Inc. Announces Opening of The Good Clinic™ in Eden Prairie Marsh McLennan Agency Acquires North […]

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