Anyone who has worked in the medical device industry for more than 10 minutes knows there are certain states in the US buzzing with device activity. California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Florida, Texas – all have an abundance of medical device companies. But have you ever wondered which metropolitan areas are submitting the most new device applications to the US FDA? Wonder no more.
A year ago, President Obama outlined his Precision Medicine Initiative and today, at a White House summit with health and science leaders, he announced the next steps in the hugely ambitious effort to study a […]
Singularity Hub – On a crisp fall evening in 2006, Dr. Sylvain Martel held his breath as a technician slipped an anesthetized pig into a whirling fMRI machine. His eyes stared intently at a computer screen, which showed a magnetic bead hovering inside the pig’s delicate blood vessels. The tension in the room was palpable. […]
The days of mega deals in medtech will continue, according to one M&A expert, but the overall number of acquisitions of all sizes may dip—for a surprising reason. Transactions in the medical device sector had […]