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  • 7 December 2017

    Medical devices IPO analysis, 2017

    It has been an unremarkable year in terms of initial public offerings (IPOs) for the medical devices industry, with only 21 completed deals in 2017 at a total value of...

  • 1 December 2017

    Tech giants create clouds to storm into healthcare

    There is a paradigm shift in how tech giants perceive the healthcare environment as they move into medtech. Companies such as Verily, Apple, Samsung, and IBM are at the forefront...

  • 1 December 2017

    IVD market overview

    What is in vitro diagnostics (IVD)? The FDA definition of IVD encompasses reagents, instruments, and systems intended for diagnosis of disease.

  • 23 November 2017

    The fall of the Absorb stent

    Myocardial infarction – commonly known as a heart attack – is caused by ruptured atherosclerotic plaques leading to flow-limiting blood clots in coronary arteries. Historically treated through coronary artery bypass...

  • 23 November 2017

    dPCR diagnostics: finding the needle in the haystack

    Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing technology is growing at a rapid pace within the in vitro diagnostic market; according to GlobalData, the market is increasing at a robust Compound Annual...