The MassDevice Weekly Roundup brings you the latest medical device news and information.
Our weekly checkup takes the temperature of the public medical device companies in the three largest markets in the U.S.: Massachusetts, Minnesota and California. In addition to the indices for each state, which track the overall movement of the sector, we compare Monday morning’s opening share prices with their value when the markets close Friday afternoon and calculate the biggest gainers and losers. Read More
Eye on the FDA
MassDevice’s “Eye on the FDA” report examines key data on the FDA’s 510(k) clearance process on a semi-annual basis, analyzing the clearances according to medical discipline, clearance times and a variety of other categories. The reports characterize changes in the number of 510(k) clearances and decision times, identifying the most active medical disciplines and states and offering perspectives on clearance trends and developments in the regulatory landscape. Read More
Marketing Mavens: Why new ventures should listen first, market second
Do your homework before launching a new brand by finding out what your customers really need. Read More
Browse our database for the best open jobs in the medical devices industry.
Whether you’re looking for a job in the medical devices industry, or an employer looking to post a job that will be seen by a qualified audience of thousands of skilled professionals in the medical devices industry, the MassDevice Career Connector has you covered. Read More
MassDevice Q&A: Thermo Fisher Scientific CEO Marc Casper
Thermo Fisher’s new chief executive on taking the reins from Marijn Dekkers and his cautious optimism about 2010. Read More
MedGadget’s MedTech Monday: Thought-powered robotic hand unveiled
A human subject used the first thought-power prosthetic for an entire month; computer simulation models stent drug behavior; famous amnesiac’s brain put to the razor for science; and scientists grow skin in preclinical study. Read More
Dec. 9, Waltham, Mass.— Medical Development Group Networking Event: Acquisitions – The Acquirer’s Perspective
Join a panel of business development executives from major device companies, moderated by one of the region’s leading life sciences entrepreneurs and venture capital veterans, for an enlightening discussion of how their companies approach acquisition targeting, evaluation and strategy.
Dec. 8, Cambridge, Mass. — Panel event hosted by Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST): Entrepreneurship Within an Organization
Dec. 16, Waltham, Mass. — SBANE Breakfast Series: “Norma Tec…One Doctor’s Vision for Recovery,” featuring NormaTec founder Dr. Laura Jacobs.
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