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  • Renerva lands $2.4 million to develop ‘Neosporin of nerve repair’
    Nerve-repair startup Renerva said today it has received $2.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense. The Pittsburgh company is developing a periheral nerve matrix (PNM), an injectable gel derived from porcine tissue to help repair and regenerate injured peripheral nerves. The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) Award award will enable Renerva to complete its preclinical… […]
  • Here’s how Intuitive Surgical is innovating to stay competitive
    Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) isn’t resting on its laurels when it comes to the surgical robotics field that it dominates. The Sunnyvale, Calif.­–based company is seeking to stay competitive through technologies including computer-controlled navigated robotic catheters, contrast agents to improve imaging during procedures, and intelligent surgical interfaces. That was a big message that hundreds of attendees heard during… […]
  • Will Acelity go public again?
    Privately held Acelity may go public again, according to news reports this week. London-based Apax Partners and a pair of Canadian pension funds acquired wound-care company Kinetic Concepts Inc. (now Acelity) for $6.1 billion in a leveraged buyout in 2011.  Apax is now mulling an initial public offering for Acelity by mid-2019, Bloomberg and the San Antonio Express-news reported.… […]
  • Okay Industries hires director of application development
    Okay Industries announced that it has appointed John Kollar as the new director of application development. He will be based at the company’s New Britain, Conn. headquarters. Kollar will be responsible for supporting product engineering and development, as well as leading the expansion of the company into plastic molding capabilities. “We are excited to welcome… […]
  • Qosina launches e-commerce website redesign
    Qosina has launched a newly redesigned e-commerce website that improves navigation and access. The company announced that the new website offers easier access to Qosina’s products and services. It features an updated product category structure, category-specific filtering to find components easily and downloadable documentation like safety data sheets, technical data sheets and compatibility information. “Our… […]
  • All Sensors adds pressure ranges to its compact sensor series
    All Sensors (Morgan Hill, Calif.) said it has introduced additional pressure ranges to its BLC series. Applications for the series include medical devices, medical instruments and portable/hand held devices. The series now includes high-pressure ranges from 5 psi to 150 psi, offering design engineers performance for pressure ranges of ±1 inH2O through ±30 inH2O, and now 5 psi… […]
  • Synopsys releases new version of Simpleware
    Synopsys (Mountain View, Calif.) has released a new version of its Simpleware 3D data visualization software, which is used in both life science and advanced materials and manufacturing applications. Improvements in the new Simpleware (Version O-2018.12) include: An intelligent number formatting system for better clarity of measurements and statistics. Refreshed icons for more efficient navigation of… […]
  • Solar Atmospheres hires new sales manager
    Solar Atmospheres recently announced that it has hired Mike Paponetti as a sales manager at the company’s South Carolina facility. Paponetti will be responsible for leading sales efforts to maintain and promote sales for Solar Atmosphere in the Southeastern U.S. Prior to joining Solar Atmospheres’s South Carolina facility, Paponetti was regional sales manager at the… […]
  • Excelitas Technologies to buy Axsun Technologies
    Excelitas Technologies (Waltham, Mass.) – a global provider of high-performance photonics – said today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Axsun Technologies. Axsun (Billerica, Mass.) is a privately-held company that develops and produces MEMS-based light engines for high-performance medical imaging and industrial spectroscopy applications. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The deal… […]
  • November 2018 Special Edition: Women in Medtech
    Lessons learned from top women leaders in medtech According to the Center for American Progress, women account for 47% of the country’s labor force and 52% of all professional-level jobs. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that just 20% of U.S. high-tech executives, senior officers and management are women, including pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing and… […]
  • 121nexus rebrands as Soom
    121nexus recently announced that it is rebranding to Soom. As part of the rebranding, the company is also going to exclusively focus on the healthcare industry in its services. “Soom, meaning ‘breath,’ encapsulates all that the company stands for. Like a breath of fresh air, we’re rethinking how the healthcare industry uses proven technologies like… […]

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