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Conversation starters for the medtech community

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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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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Disposable EEG Face Mask to Diagnose Brain Disorders

By Adele Graham-King -
Research scientists have developed a disposable EEG face mask which can be easily applied to measure brain activity in order to determine brain damage and trauma in acute medical settings.
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New HealthTech Company Combines Philips Healthcare and Consumer Businesses

By Thomas Klein -
The Dutch electronics conglomerate Philips announced last week that it will split the company into two separate legal units: HealthTech and Lighting Solutions.
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A New Generation of Smart Spinal Implants

By Eric Charles and Nathalie Gnory -
A medtech company from the Lyon region has launched the world's first spinal rod specifically pre-contoured for each patient, which could be a breakthrough innovation for spinal surgery.
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A New Generation of Smart Spinal Implants

By Eric Charles and Nathalie Gnory -
A medtech company from the Lyon region has launched the world's first spinal rod specifically pre-contoured for each patient, which could be a breakthrough innovation for spinal surgery.
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Medtech Start-Ups: Wearable Devices to Capture Body Motions

By Thomas Klein -
The Italian start-up Captiks develops wearable, wireless devices that measure body motions for kinematic and functional analysis.
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New Integrated Laser Platform for Ophthalmology

By Bernard Banga and Thomas Petit-Bourg -
A French company based in Clermont-Ferrand has developed a new generation of medical lasers, which is enabling ophthalmologists to treat cataracts and glaucoma using the same device.
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