MD&M Heads to Southeast US for IM Engineering South 2022

Next June, Informa Markets – Engineering will launch IM Engineering South at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. Taking place June 14-16, 2022, the all-new exhibition and conference will host Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M), Automation Technology Expo (ATX), Design & Manufacturing (D&M), Pack, Plastec, and Powder & Bulk Solids. The event will alternate with IM Engineering East in New York City, which transitions to a biennial schedule in the new year.
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5 More Private Medtech Companies That Are Killing It This Year

From time to time, medtech analysts call out companies in the private sector that they believe investors should know about. Medtech analysts at BTIG highlighted these companies, among others, in September and October. Also be sure to check out these five companies, and The Ultimate List of Private Medtech Companies to Watch.
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Hologic CEO Steve MacMillan salutes CFO Karleen Oberton, offers his outlook and talks M&A

After interviewing Hologic CFO Karleen Oberton for Medical Design & Outsourcing‘s annual Women in Medtech issue, we connected with CEO Steve MacMillan to get his take. He offered praise for his finance chief’s leadership throughout the pandemic, shared his outlook for the Marlborough, Massachusetts–based company’s future and discussed the M&A strategy for Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX), which announced its latest deal on Friday.
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Integrating process monitoring into medical device production

As a medical device manufacturer, you're confronted with a multitude of mandatory national and international standards and guidelines that regulate the traceability of all your quality-relevant production data. Integrated process monitoring is already helping many medtech manufacturers meet the challenges of compliance with these strict requirements. Join Kistler experts Stephan Vogel and Martin Lack on Tuesday Oct. 19, at 10AM ET where they will explain how you can integrate measurement technology directly into your production line.

Navina Raises $15 Million for Medtech Platform

Navina, an Israeli medtech startup that offers a clinical platform for primary care, has secured $15 million in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures Israel. Schusterman Family Investments (SFI) and existing investor Grove Ventures also joined the round. The Navina solution uses artificial intelligence AI to help doctors make the day to day decisions on their patients’ health care needs.

MedShift Introduces Corporate Rebrand, Launch of New Website As It…

Charlotte-based MedTech company, MedShift, reveals extensive rebranding initiatives and the launch of its new website as it expands the reach of technology solutions across the aesthetics industry. Read the full story at
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Belfast start-up Liopa gets licence to read lips in English hospital

Liopa’s AI-powered SRAVI app will help voice-impaired patients communicate with healthcare workers. Belfast-based medtech Liopa has secured a contract for its lip-reading app to be used across inpatient units at the Royal Preston Hospital in England. The Invest NI-backed start-up has developed AI-powered lip-reading tech that aims to help patients...

Hello Heart App Proven to Reduce Blood Pressure

Hello Heart is an Israeli medtech startup offering a digital program that helps users to understand and improve their heart health. Heart conditions are the number one cost factor for employers. The Hello Heart program is clinically based and targets people with high blood pressure. Now a JAMA study of over 28,000 participants found that 84% of Hello Heart users successfully reduced their blood pressure.

Wristband to Detect Strokes: Interview with Sandra Saldana, CEO of Alva Health

Alva Health, a medtech startup based in Connecticut, is developing a wristband that can detect the signs of stroke and promptly alert the wearer and/or healthcare staff. The technology is intended for those at high risk of stroke, such as stroke survivors and those diagnosed with transient ischemic attack. Strokes...

AI: The Future of Medtech

Artificial intelligence (AI) is driving disruption in almost every sector with even the most passing involvement with IT. Medtech, of course, is no different. AI software with healthcare applications is a market experiencing tremendous growth and is projected to swell to over $67b by 2027. This has not gone unnoticed among tech entrepreneurs, and startups around the world have sprung up in an attempt to generate innovative new solutions that can take healthcare into the future. While the pandemic proved a major challenge for the medtech sector, it also accelerated the trend towards more digitally orientated healthcare solutions, like remote care and the application of robotics in treatments. Both these fields are just two examples of future medtech frontiers that will hinge on the implementation of machine learning and AI.
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Tech consultants Aspira to create 40 roles at new Cork HQ

The company is expanding its presence in Cork and also plans to open an office in Portugal. Irish consulting and tech business Aspira is creating 40 roles at its new headquarters in Cork’s Penrose Dock. It will be hiring for these jobs over the next 18 months, with positions including...

OmnySense Offers Complete Health Tracking Solution

OmnySense is an Israeli medtech firm that has developed a system that empowers broad populations of healthcare consumers – especially the elderly – to track their health at home and receive remote care in a simple and personalized manner. – In recent years Israel has become known as the startup...

Israel High Tech Scene October 10 – 16

Israeli High-Tech Raised $17.78 Billion In Q1–Q3/2021. Startup Nation keeps on hitting new highs, bringing in a record $17.78 billion in new investment for its high tech firms from 575 different deals over the first three quarters of 2021. This according to a new report released by IVC Research and the Meitar law firm.

AlgaHealth Makes Health Products from Algae

AlgaHealth is an Israeli biotech startup pioneering the development of smart, cost-effective applications of microalgae. AlgaMealth makes natural ingredients, including foxoxentin, that help prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. AlgaHealth was founded in 2017 and is led by CEO Hagay Tzur and CTO Dr. Oran Ayalon. Tzur has over 30...

BIOMODEX Launches Synthetic Clot Product For Neurovascular Training

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOMODEX®, the leader in biorealistic haptic simulators for physician training and rehearsals, has announced the launch of Thrombotech™, a new hydrogel-based synthetic clot product that can be used for neurovascular training using EVIAS Plus™ - Biomodex's innovative training solution for the treatment of ischemic stroke.

Who’s Raising Money This Year?

Pandemic or not, investors are still betting on a wide variety of local startups. In the big picture, medtech and health care products remain a top category—which is no surprise, given the dominance of those industries in Minnesota. But this year’s crop of top fundraisers also includes startups in fintech, agtech, wellness, liquor, plant-based food, and fishing. (Fishtech? Well, it is e-commerce.) The companies here have raised a total of more than $325 million so far in 2021.
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Neuvotion Raises $1 mln in Seed Funding To Make Neurostimulation More Commercial

Neuvotion, a MedTech startup based in Connecticut, has raised $1 million in seed funding to commercialize neurostimulation devices for rehabilitation and physical therapy. The funds were provided by the Long Island Angel Network and the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in the form of equity investment. The funding will allow Neuvotion to expand its team while also starting clinical studies and apply for FDA clearance. Michael Spigel, PT, MHA, President & CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, referred to the organization’s participation in the round by stating: