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28 Jun 2017
Stryker Corporation to Acquire NOVADAQ
Stryker Corporation (Kalamazoo, MI, USA), a medical devices and equipment manufacturing firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NOVADAQ Technologies Inc., (Mississauga, Canada), a provider of fluorescence imaging solutions for minimally invasive and open surgeries.
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28 Jun 2017
Alliance Formed to Digitalize Medicine and Healthcare
The Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany), the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität-Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS), and Medical Valley EMN have entered into an alliance to establish the Digital Health Innovation Platform (d.hip) with the aim of driving digitalization in medicine and healthcare.
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28 Jun 2017
PerkinElmer to Acquire EUROIMMUN
PerkinElmer, Inc. (Waltham, MA, USA), a provider of products, services and solutions for the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial and laboratory services markets, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EUROIMMUN Medical Laboratory Diagnostics AG (Lübeck, Germany), which produces test systems and automation solutions for medical laboratory diagnostics.
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28 Jun 2017
Robotic Use Increases to Speed Lab Workflow
Robotic lab automation is making progress and removing some of the labor in laboratories, but rarely is it replacing all functions. Although the most common use of robots is partial, the number of laboratories using them is on the rise. Without robotics and other types of automation, laboratories may be unable to keep pace with testing, the complexities of new tests, such as those involving molecular diagnostics, and the loss of experienced technicians and technologists. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, (New York, NY, USA), an independent medical market research firm.
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28 Jun 2017
Philips to Acquire Electrical Geodesics
Royal Philips (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (Eugene, Oregon, USA), a medical device company that designs, develops and commercializes non-invasive technologies used to monitor and interpret brain activity. EGI’s proprietary dense array EEG platform technology gathers brain activity data from many more electrodes than conventional EEG products to generate higher quality and precise levels of information.
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16 Jun 2017
Transasia Showcases Clinical Lab Solutions at APPI 2017
Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., an in-vitro diagnostic company, will be the technology partner as well as principal partner of the 4th Annual Conference hosted by the Association of Practicing Pathologists of India (APPI-Mumbai), held June 16-18, 2017, in Mumbai, India.
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16 Jun 2017
Blood Testing Market Surpasses USD 2 Billion in 2016
The global market for blood testing and typing products used in blood banking/donations of pooled blood reached USD 2.6 billion in 2016, although blood banking is not a fast-growing market and tends to grow only when new diseases are added to testing menu. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm.
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14 Jun 2017
Siemens Healthineers and Fast-track Diagnostics Form Strategic Relationship
Siemens Healthineers, the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG, has entered into a new strategic relationship with Fast-track Diagnostics for the addition of FTD’s broad range of CE-marked kits and multi-syndromic panels to the menu of Siemens Healthineers’ VERSANT kPCR Molecular System. This will allow Siemens Healthineers to provide its customers with expanded, more comprehensive molecular testing solutions.
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14 Jun 2017
Grifols and Beckman Coulter Enter Distribution Agreement
Healthcare company Grifols, which produces plasma-derived medicines and also develops diagnostic solutions, and Beckman Coulter Inc., a provider of diagnostics solutions, have entered into an exclusive, long-term agreement for the worldwide distribution of Grifols’ hemostasis instruments, reagents and consumables.
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08 Jun 2017
Toshiba’s First Infinix-i 4DCT Installed in France Hospital
Toshiba Medical’s Infinix-i 4DCT room has been in installed by the Montpellier University Hospital in France, making it the first in Europe to combine a new generation angiography room, a 640 slice 4D CT scanner moving on a sophisticated rail concept and a widescreen display. The interventional radiology intervention room installed in the Department of Interventional Radiology at the St-Eloi Hospital for the treatment of liver tumors is the 11th in the world (7th in Japan, 2nd in Korea, and 1st in the US) to integrate such advanced technology.
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05 Jun 2017
Global Robotic Lab Systems Market Reaches USD 8.8 Billion
The size of the global robotic laboratory automation systems market has reached USD 8.8 billion, with its future growth likely to be driven by an imbalance between the high demand for diagnostics and the lack of supply of qualified technicians. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, (New York, NY, USA), an independent medical market research firm.
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05 Jun 2017
Sysmex Corporation to Acquire Oxford Gene Technology
Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), an in vitro diagnostic company, has entered into an agreement to acquire molecular genetics company, Oxford Gene Technology (OGT; Begbroke, Oxfordshire, U.K).
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01 Jun 2017
TeraRecon Acquires McCoy Medical Technologies
TeraRecon, a provider of advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, has announced the acquisition of machine learning company, McCoy Medical Technologies.
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30 May 2017
Stago Group Acquires HemoSonics
The Stago Group, which develops and markets automated systems for blood analysis in coagulation, has completed the acquisition of HemoSonics LLC, a developer of point-of-care (POC) testing solutions.
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30 May 2017
Richardson Electronics Sells PACS Business to Double Black Imaging
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. has sold its picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) display business to Double Black Imaging.
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29 May 2017
Virtual Reality Finds Increasing Applications in Healthcare
The virtual reality (VR) in the U.S. healthcare market grew from USD 525 million in 2012 to an estimated USD 976 million in 2017, and the U.S. VR and augmented reality (AR) in healthcare market is expected to grow at roughly that level. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm.
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29 May 2017
Philips Acquires Respiratory Technologies to Expand Product Portfolio
Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Respiratory Technologies, Inc., which provides airway clearance solution for patients with chronic respiratory conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis. The addition of RespirTech’s vest therapy solution and capabilities to Philips’ respiratory care portfolio will further strengthen Philips’ solutions to manage care in the hospital and at home.
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29 May 2017
Seegene Collaborates with Thermo to Enter US Market
Seegene Inc., a developer of multiplex molecular diagnostics technologies and assays, has entered into a collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific, in which Seegene will file for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its Allplex diagnostic assay portfolio at the same time that Thermo Fisher files for FDA clearance to run Seegene's assays on Thermo Fisher's QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR System (PCR System).
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18 May 2017
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Partners with Nova Biomedical
Sartorius Stedim Biotech, which supplies products and services to the biopharmaceutical industry, has entered into an agreement with Nova Biomedical, a manufacturer of cell culture analyzers, to integrate their BioProfile FLEX2 into the ambr multi-parallel bioreactor systems for automated, at-line cell culture analytics.
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17 May 2017
Advanced Instruments Appoints New CEO
Advanced Instruments, LLC, which designs, manufactures, and markets instrumentation and associated consumables for clinical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, microbiology and dairy laboratories, has announced the appointment of Byron Selman as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Selman replaces John Coughlin, who served as CEO of Advanced Instruments for over 16 years, and will continue in his retirement as a non-executive Member of the Board.
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09 May 2017
Global Molecular Transplant Diagnostics Market to Triple Revenue
The global market for molecular transplant diagnostics is estimated to be over USD 300 million and is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 9% up to 2021. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm.
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