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MicroPort to acquire LivaNova’s CRM business for $190m
US-based MicroPort Scientific has signed a binding letter of intent (LoI) to acquire British medical technology company LivaNova's Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) business franchise for $190m.
India-Canada JV to provide affordable medical electronics
Canada-based Unique Broadband Systems and India-based Kaynes Technology of Mysore are set to form a joint venture (JV) to co-develop and co-market high-power RF amplifiers for applications in low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Deals this week: Labtician Ophthalmics, EBR Systems, Fluxion Biosciences
US-based medical device company Labtician Ophthalmics Inc has formed a joint venture (JV) named Labtician Thea with French ophthalmology products manufacturer Laboratoires Thea SA.
MARACA International Presents on Companion Diagnostics under the new IVDR
Founder of MARACA International and Principal Consultant Luc Van Hove is presenting on Companion Diagnostics invitro diagnostics regulations (IVDR) implementation from an IVD company perspective at the RAPS Netherlands Chapter Meeting, The Netherlands.
BD to divest two products lines to Merit Medical for $100m
Becton Dickinson (BD) has entered an agreement to divest two of its product lines and related assets to disposable medical devices maker Merit Medical Systems for $100m.
Respiratory Motion and Corestone Biosciences to form JV in China
US-based ventilation monitoring firm Respiratory Motion and Chinese firm Corestone Biosciences have signed an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) company in China.
MDR Clinical Evaluation Seminar and Workshop
QUNIQUE presents its seminar and workshop 'Medical Device Regulation (MDR) Performing Successful Clinical Evaluation', which will take place on the 11 January 2018 in Zurich Hilton Hospital.
NIHR reports potential of wearable devices for COPD
A new report by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Imperial College London’s Hamlyn Centre in the UK highlights the potential of wearable and implantable technologies to improve the daily life of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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