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 […]

Health Care Startup Day Minnesota Highlights Innovative Work in Minnesota

This week, the University of Minnesota and the Medical Alley Association had the privilege of hosting the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for Health Care Startup Day Minnesota. The event took place on University of Minnesota’s campus and drew the largest crowd HHS had seen for one of these events to date. […]

October 11, 2018: In The Know

HabitAware, maker of bracelet that minds annoying habits, wins the Minnesota Cup University of Minnesota Medical School Researchers Have Discovered How to Slow Aging Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Announce “Strive” Product Portfolio for 2019 Teleflex Acquires Essential Medical Mayo complex is early test of Rochester’s big plans How […]

At The Table – August 27, 2018

August 23, 2018: In The Know

SPR Therapeutics’ new PNS system wins FDA nod     Medtronic testing defibrillator that uses wires outside the heart, veins Mayo Clinic adding $11M birth center in Austin     Gene-editing firm Recombinetics raises $34M     Urotronic Closes $20M Series B Round of Financing     A New Spin on Centrifugal Technology     […]

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 […]

June 7, 2018: In The Know

Bright Health Announces Rollout of Supplemental Coverage Package for its Colorado Customers   Upsher-Smith Enters Into Exclusive Marketing And Distribution Agreement For Six Ophthalmic/Otic ANDAs Study: Finacial Impact of Virtual Care Patient Acquisition For Health System   Why 3M Is an Effective Innovator   Spineology Rampart One™ Standard ALIF Interbody Fusion System Gains FDA Clearance […]

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 […]

May 1, 2018: Capitol News

Senators Amy Klobuchar & Tina Smith Hold Roundtable on Net Neutrality This past Friday, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith hosted a roundtable at TreeHouse Health with Senator Ed Markey (Massachusetts) about Net Neutrality. Nearly a dozen stakeholders – including Medical Alley Association members John Brownlee from vidscrip and Uziel Marte from Zipnosis – discussed […]

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, […]

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