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Medtech Start-Ups: Software Automatically Analyses CT Brain Scans

By Thomas Klein -
The British start-up Brainomix is developing medical imaging software that will provide automated analysis of computed tomography (CT) brain scans of stroke patients assessing their eligibility for treatment.

Medtech Startups: Novel Device Harvests Circulating Tumor Cells in Vivo

By Thomas Klein -
The start-up GILUPI was founded 2006 in Berlin to develop a medical device that enables the detection of rare cells directly from the blood of patients.

The Most Promising European Medtech Start-Ups

By Thomas Klein -
Start-Ups are the lifeblood of the Medtech Industry. Young companies introduce new technologies, disruptive business ideas and lifesaving treatments. EMDT starts an article series that portrays young, exciting high-tech start-ups.

Medtech Start-Ups: Italian Company Develops Novel Leads for Neuromodulation Therapy

By Thomas Klein -
The Milan- and Berlin-based start-up WISE Srl (Wiringless Implantable Stretchable Electronics) develops novel implantable Neuromodulation leads for the treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson's disease.

Point-of-Care Device Detects HIV within Two Hours

By Thomas Klein -
A spin-off company of the University of Cambridge has developed an easy to use and cheap DNA assay for point of care diagnostic of HIV in developing countries.
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A Reverse Approach to Cancer Cell Identification

By Ute Eppinger -
Cancer cells are a tricky bunch to understand. Some just stay in the primary tumor forever, while others start roaming around and start to metastasize. A novel microfluidic device isolates most aggressive cancer cells.
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A Smart Artificial Knee

By Bernard Banga -
A spin-off of a French aerospace company has designed an artificial knee with intuitive interaction for transfemoral amputees.
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Medtech Start-Ups: French Company Brings Novel Retina Implants to Market

By Bernard Banga -
A French start-up is developing vision restoration systems that stimulate the retina to obtain bionic vision based on collaborative work by several leading-edge research teams in Europe and the United States.
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New Nano-Chip Makes it Easy to ‘Spot the Difference’ In Diabetes

By Adele Graham-King -
Scientists based at Stanford University School of Medicine have designed and developed a new diagnostic nano-chip that is capable of quickly and effectively differentiating between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
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Danaher Group Buys Siemens Microbiology Unit

By Thomas Klein -
The M&A wave in medical technology continues. The diagnostics unit of Siemens Healthcare announced in a press release that it is selling its microbiology business to Beckman Coulter.
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