Medical device manufacturers are facing a shrinking number of buyers and an increasingly sophisticated healthcare world, in which Twitter and Facebook may spread word of their products more swiftly than any marketing campaign.
October 10, 2014 by Alexander Soule
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (September 24, 2014) – LifeScience Alley® named 10 companies to this year’s New Technology Showcase, which recognizes groundbreaking advancements in healthcare technology and provides a forum for companies to present new products to the Medical Alley community at the LifeScience Alley conference. Each of the 10 winners will have exhibit space; three of the 10 selected organizations will present during the luncheon plenary session. The conference will take place on November 19 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis. Mayo Clinic has joined as the New Technology Showcase Partner for the third consecutive year.
Minnesota medical device startups got a big boost in funding in the 2nd quarter of 2014, with 134% more money invested than during the same period last year, according to a new report.
The numbers suggest greater interest in early-stage deals, according to LifeScience Alley, the North Star State’s medical device and life sciences lobbying group.
March 24, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani
LifeScience Alley president & CEO Dale Wahlstrom is stepping down from his post after 10 years, making way for organization insider Shaye Mandle.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Minnesota life sciences investment took a sharp upward turn in 2013, with total funding more than 80% higher than it had been in 2012.
Medtech accounted for the vast majority of that funding, taking $300 million of the $341 million investment dollars reported for the year, according to an analysis issued by LifeScience Alley.
Medical device manufacturers network MedNet of Minnesota joined forces with medtech trade association LifeScience Alley, merging their membership.