Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said yesterday it extended a materials and manufacturing deal with Flextronics (NSDQ:FLEX) to produce and manufacture its Omnipod insulin management system for an additional 5 years. The deal also includes Insulet’s drug delivery devices and diabetes managers, Billerica, Mass.-based Insulet said. Under the contract, manufacturing will continue at a Chinese facility owned and operated by a […]
Flex taps ex J&J med device R&D exec Carlson for Flex Med Solutions prez Flex (NSDQ:FLEX) said it hired ex-Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) innovation portfolio veep as its new president of Flex Medical solutions. The position will put Carlson in charge of the company’s $8 billion research & development budget across pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer […]
Flextronics (NSDQ:FLEX) said today it acquired medical device and diagnostic developer and designer Farm Design for an undisclosed amount. Farm Design provides early product design services including user research, human factors engineering, user interface design, industrial design, mechanical and systems engineering and usability testing, Flex said. Farm Design is ISO 13485-certified and FDA-compliant. “We are delighted […]
The National Venture Capital Assn. is spearheading a drive to get a bill through the U.S. Senate that would make it easier for small companies to raise money by going public.
The "IPO On Ramp" measure would ease the regulatory requirements for IPOs and temporarily reduce the reporting burdens imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.