Press Release

Conformis and Stryker Execute Development, License and Distribution Agreements

Under the terms of the agreements, Conformis will receive $14M up-front and up to an additional $16M in milestone payments for selling, licensing, and developing part of its intellectual property portfolio to Stryker in order to design, manufacture, and commercialize PSI for use in Stryker’s knee implant offerings, including the market-leading Triathlon Total Knee System.  […]

Business

Look Out Mako, Here Comes Rosa

(MD+DI) – An industry analyst expects Zimmer Biomet’s Rosa Knee robotic system to represent a formidable competitor to Stryker’s Mako Knee after the Rosa Knee’s full launch later this year. However, both Mako and Rosa have their strengths and weaknesses, and neither is clearly superior, the analyst said. […]

3D Printing

3D printers will make better implants

(The Economist) – A robotic lawnmower keeping the grass neat and tidy outside a modern industrial building in Carrigtwohill, near Cork in Ireland, is a good indication that something whizzy may be going on inside. […]