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3D Printing Impacting Medical Device Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, more commonly referred to as 3D Printing, appears set to have a major impact on medical device manufacturing. Pricing on the printers themselves has dropped steadily over the last several years, even while the technology behind them has become more refined. Read More

Taking Pokémon GO Technology to the Medical Industry

There’s no doubt by now you’ve seen people staring at their smartphones in search of the fictional creatures from Pokémon. Behind the technology of this gaming sensation is opportunity within the medical industry. MDDI online has identified several applications for such technology: Patient Monitoring, PTSD Therapy, Prosthesis Training, Easing Patients’ Anxiety, Concussion Diagnosis, Vision... Read More

Major Impact Expected on Medical Device and Clinical Regulations

Nearly a month after the official British vote to leave the EU – also known as the Brexit – the decision still dominates the daily news. There has been a great deal of debate on the impact this will have on the British economy, but one area that could face particular difficulties is the pharmaceutical, medical device, and clinical research industries.  Read More

Medtech M&A Values Increase in 2016

The numbers are in for the first half of 2016 and as widely predicted, mergers and acquisitions are still a driving force in the medtech industry. Nearly 400 total agreements have been reached already, valuing almost $75.5billion. Following the shocking mega-merger of Medtronic and Covidien valued at $42.9 billiion in 2014 and an increase in sales and merging activity for 2015, the continued... Read More