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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015 by MassDevice

Plus 3

Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

Bankrupt NuOrtho Surgical looks to liquidate

March 5, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Fall River, Mass.-based NuOrtho Surgical declares bankruptcy and looks to liquidate its remaining assets to pay of its creditors, who include several former executives.

NuOrtho files for Chapter 7 liquidation

After a 7-year run Fall River, Mass.-based NuOrtho Surgical filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, listing liabilities of $4.74 million and assets of $287,117. Nearly 40 patents were also cited in the filing, some of which had been used as collateral.

NeuroMetrix tries Indiegogo for Quell OTC chronic pain device

March 5, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo is an unconventional marketing tool for the medical device world, but for NeuroMetrix it appears to have paid off.

NeuroMetrix tries Indiegogo for Quel OTC chronic pain device

Australia halts trading in GI Dynamics shares

March 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

GI Dynamics asks the Australian Stock Exchange to halt trading in shares of its stock pending an announcement from the weight loss device maker.

Australia halts trading in GI Dynamics shares

The Australian stock exchange today granted a request from GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) to halt trading in shares of its stock, pending a company announcement between now and March 9.

Big medtech gets behind gay marriage

March 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A bevy of large medical device companies signs on to an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage.

Medtech titans get behind gay marriage

Updated: Matchmaking for medtech, Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

March 5, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Law firm Greenberg Traurig, MassMEDIC and LB Ventures created Medtech Partnering Day with an eye on putting start-ups and medtech titans together in the same room.

Matchmaking for medtech: Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

Editors note: This article originally ran Jan. 21, but the event was postponed due to snow in the Boston area. Greenberg Traurig is slated to host the next MedTech Partnering Day March 13 in its Boston office. Contact macneillj@gtlaw.com by March 11 to participate.

InspireMD looks to raise $14m for CGuard stent launch

March 5, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

InspireMD looks to raise nearly $14 million in a stock-and-warrants offering to back the launch of its CGuard stent.

InspireMD looks to raise $14m for CGuard stent launch