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Nobel Prize Laureate’s Start-Up Brings Next Generation Microscope to Market

By Thomas Klein -
Nobel Prize laureate Stefan Hell founded a medtech start-up that builds a new generation of light microscopes.
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No Need for Needles: Swallowable Pill Facilitates Drug Delivery

By Thomas Klein -
MIT Scientists devised a swallowable capsule to deliver drugs through the digestive tract.
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British NHS at a “Breaking Point”

By Thomas Klein -
According to projections, the British publicly funded NHS will face a funding shortfall of £30bn by 2020.
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Medtech Market Outlook: Europe Struggles to Recover Momentum

By Karen Simpkins and Ricardo Vicente -
Economic challenges in the eurozone, policy shifts in individual countries, and a changing regulatory environment will impact growth and market leaders in Western Europe.
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Medtech Market Outlook: Europe Struggles to Recover Momentum

By Karen Simpkins and Ricardo Vicente -
Economic challenges in the eurozone, policy shifts in individual countries, and a changing regulatory environment will impact growth and market leaders in Western Europe.
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Pacemaker with Suisse Clockwork

By Ute Eppinger -
A new wireless pacemaker works without a battery employing centuries old techniques used in clockworks.
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VC Funding for Medical Devices Dips to More Than a Decade Low, Report Says

By Bruce Gain -
Venture capital funding for medical device makers has shrunk to its lowest level in over a decade as investors look to more-immediate returns on their investments.
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VC Funding for Medical Devices Dips to More Than a Decade Low, Report Says

By Bruce Gain -
Venture capital funding for medical device makers has shrunk to its lowest level in over a decade as investors look to more-immediate returns on their investments.
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How to Develop a Commercial Strategy for Medtech Start-Ups

By Thomas Klein -
Entrepreneurs who view their start-up as a mere technical project will eventually get into trouble. They need to develop a commercial strategy as early as possible.
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Novel Self-Apposing Stents To Treat Coronary Heart Disease

By Bernard Banga -
A French medtech company has developed the first self-apposing stent to treat acute myocardial infarction. It might represent the start of a new era in the treatment of coronary heart disease.
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