Sunday, 26 January 2020

MedTech News

  • Mindray acquires Zonare for $101 mn cash

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Medtech firm Mindray Medical has acquired Zonare Medical Systems, an ultrasound technology leader in the high-end radiology segment pursuant to the terms of the previously announ...Read more

  • AtCor Medical product gets US FDA approval

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Australia-based AtCor Medical, the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor system that noninvasively measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness, has received...Read more

  • Zecotek increases and closes non-brokered private placement

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Canada-based Zecotek Photonics, a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, has announced that the company has increased th...Read more

  • A*Star, Veredus launch Lab-on-Chip

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Veredus Laboratories have launched VereTrop, the first biochip in the molecular diagnostics market that can identify 13 d...Read more

  • Korean patent nod for BioElectronics pain device

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: BioElectronics received patent allowance from the South Korean Intellectual Property office. The patent was allowed for a self contained medical device that is affixed to the bod...Read more

  • BabyLance safety heelstick receives EU patent

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: US-based MediPurpose, a master distributor and manufacturer of medical products, has announced an addition to its expanding portfolio of lancet patents. The medical product comp...Read more

  • 3D dental printing now in South Korea

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Stratasys, a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, has appointed Medicodi and PD Dental as new channel partners i...Read more

  • Japan approves LivaNova's full body MRI system

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2016

    Tokyo: London-based medical technology company LivaNova PLC has received approval for its new generation of full body Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) conditional pacemakers by PMDA in Japa...Read more

  • China to surpass Japan as 2nd largest medtech market

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: As the world's largest population, prospects for medical device spending in China is huge. Government healthcare reforms are a major driving force behind China's healthcare secto...Read more

  • Singapore starts medtech site to address investment queries

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore has launched medtech portal,, that aims to address international investors' queries on relevant and accurate information to evaluate medtech investment p...Read more

  • Boston Scientific embolization tech gets FDA nod

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Boston Scientific has received the US FDA's clearance and CE Mark approval for its Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter, bolstering its portfolio of peripheral embolization technolo...Read more

  • Singapore launches A*Star Nanoimprint Foundry

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: The pioneer initiative brings together nanotechnology suppliers and manufacturers to speed up productization of nanoimprinting, which imbues ordinary surfaces with unique propert...Read more

  • Implementation of policy is the key

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: A rapidly emerging middle class and an ageing population in Asian countries, coupled with growing affluence and increased instances of lifestyle diseases is necessitating smart...Read more

  • Robust regulations needed

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: The Asia Pacific (APAC) medical device market touched an estimated $54.5 billion at the beginning of 2012. This growth was primarily led by the population size, an ageing popu...Read more

  • Medtronic to help rebuild hospital in Japan

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Singapore: Medtronic Foundation will partner with Project HOPE to rebuild the Yamada General Hospital in Japan's northern coastal town of Yamada. The hospital was destroyed in the earthquak...Read more

  • India gets another CyberKnife cancer center

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: India's specialty institutes Medanta (Medicity Cancer Institute) and the Roentgen-BLK super speciality hospital have acquired CyberKnife VSI System, the premier solution for full...Read more

  • Tablet coating inspection technology developed in Japan

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Sumitomo Electric Industries and Kwansei Gakuin University have jointly developed a tablet coating inspection technology and a polymeric organic material inspection technology, ...Read more

  • Medical devices market in India may grow to $5.8 billion by 2014: Report

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian medical device and equipment market is expected to grow to around $5.8 billion by 2014 and $ 7.8billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 15.5 percent, according to an indust...Read more



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