Boston Scientific announces limited market release of SCS systems

Boston Scientific has announced a limited market release of the WaveWriter Alpha portfolio of Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) systems. Med-Tech Innovation

Total Capital funds buyout of precision engineering firm

Total Capital has funded the management buyout of precision engineering business Precise Component Manufacture Limited (“PCML”). Med-Tech Innovation

Itamar acquires Spry Health to expand sleep apnoea diagnostics

Itamar Medical a medical device and digital health company focussed on the integration of sleep apnoea management into the cardiac patient care pathway, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire technology and assets of Spry Health. Med-Tech Innovation

Why we must demand more transparency from healthtech

Dr Owain Rhys Hughes, former NHS surgeon and CEO of Cinapsis, explores why healthtech companies refusing to acknowledge the role they play in care delivery creates a range of security and clinical concerns for the NHS and its patients. Med-Tech Innovation

Sensyne Health launches app to automate lateral flow results

Sensyne Health has announced the launch of MagnifEye, a new smartphone software application that uses deep machine learning AI to automate the accurate reading, beyond the human visible spectrum, and Big Data analsis of lateral flow diagnostic tests. Med-Tech Innovation

NHS Wales selects Owen Mumford as insulin pen needles provider

Owen Mumford, a medical device design and manufacturing based in Oxfordshire, has been appointed as the sole supplier for insulin safety pen needles by the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership – Procurement Services [NWSSP-PS]. Med-Tech Innovation

New MRI head coil technology completes first trial

Product design consultancy Wideblue has congratulated its client MR CoilTech on successfully completing the first trial of a novel high-density radiofrequency (RF) head coil technology at the University of California, Berkeley. Med-Tech Innovation

DnaNudge selects distribution partner for rapid PCR tests

XPO Logistics, a provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a contract by DnaNudge to pack and deliver rapid, lab-free COVID-19 tests to NHS distribution points, patient care homes and other UK health facilities. Med-Tech Innovation

EIT Health establishes Ireland base to expand and grow partnerships

EIT Health has established a base in Ireland to strengthen its existing network and grow new partnerships. Med-Tech Innovation

maxon and Fourier Intelligence announce rehabilitation tech tie-up

maxon Group and Fourier Intelligence have announced they are entering into a global strategic partnership to develop rehabilitation technologies. Med-Tech Innovation

Elesa and Misati announce partnership for pneumatic clamps

Elesa has announced a partnership for this year with Misati for its pneumatic clamps, which are designed for robotic use. Med-Tech Innovation

Crowdfunding effort aims to expand surgical camera controllers’ footprint

Freehand has launched a crowdfunding round to support international expansion for its robotic surgical camera controllers. Med-Tech Innovation