Archive for the Category ◊ Conferences ◊

• Friday, January 24th, 2014

Google’s clandestine ‘[X]’ laboratory offers new details on its glucose-sensing contact lens project, saying that it’s looking for “expert partners” to help get the technology to market. Google (NSDQ:GOOG) is hoping to forge some new partnerships to support its newly unveiled smart contact lens, which is laden with sensors and transmitters that aim to help diabetics monitor […]

• Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

P-Cure signed a development deal with Philips Healthcare to advance its proton therapy using Philips imaging technology. Philips (NYSE:PHG) aligned itself with Israel-based medical device company P-Cure, in order to advance the smaller firm’s proton therapy technology. P-Cure develops low-cost proton therapy systems, which are smaller, cheaper radiation therapy system for targeting cancerous tumors. Founded in […]

• Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Boston Scientific and The Medicines Company Announce U.S. Co-Promotion Agreement for Promus PREMIER Stent System NATICK, Mass. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) announce a co-promotion agreement for the Boston Scientific Promus PREMIER Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System. Under the terms of the agreement, The […]

• Friday, December 06th, 2013

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced a broad-based partnership to help prevent patients from being harmed by fake medicines. Fake medicines put patients and the general public at risk. Patients believe they are receiving genuine treatment, when instead they are getting […]

• Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Sitoa Global Announces Exclusive Letter of Intent With UC San Francisco, New Business Strategy and Corporate Restructuring HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – Nov 25, 2013) – Sitoa Global Inc. (“Sitoa Global”, or “the Company”) (OTCQB: STOA) announced today that it entered into an exclusive letter of intent (“LOI”) with the University of California, San Francisco (“UCSF”) […]

• Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

November 11, 2013 — BGI Health, the human health unit of China sequencing giant BGI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sidra Medical and Research Center to bring genomics technology and population studies to Middle Eastern and North African countries (MENA). Sidra, located in Doha, Qatar, is a new women’s and children’s medical and academic […]

• Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Misonix, Inc. Terminates Agreement with PuriCore FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON), a surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that Misonix terminated its Product License and Distribution Agreement (“Agreement”) […]

• Thursday, September 05th, 2013

Jan Medical Announces Corporate Collaboration With, and Further Investment By, Brainlab MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Jan Medical and Brainlab today announced a collaboration and Series B funding efforts to complete two clinical trials and the subsequent filing of two product 510(k)s with the FDA. Brainlab will also add a member representative to the Jan Medical […]

• Wednesday, September 04th, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS and SINGAPORE, Aug. 29, 2013 – Medtronic announced today the official opening of a global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Business Model Innovation in Singapore. This new Center, based in the current local Medtronic facility, is responsible for designing, testing and scaling new business models for the rapidly growing developing markets across Asia. Next […]

• Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

San Antonio-based medical technology company AirStrip will work with Plano’s Vivify Health to develop a remote data-sharing platform to reduce hospital readmission rates for heart patients. The two companies’ platform will feature bi-directional data sharing via a near real-time, single point of access so medical professionals can improve clinical workflows and expedite care decisions about […]