Tuesday, 18 June 2019

MedTech News

  • CSIR, HP launch cloud-enabled eHealth initiative

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Dec, 2012

    New Delhi: India's premier research and development body, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Hewlett Packard (HP) jointly launched a rapidly deployable and fully int...Read more

  • FDA approves first home test kit for HIV

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to...Read more

  • Ospens enters distribution deal with Japanese firm

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

    Singapore: Canadian company Opsens signed its first major agreement granting distribution and other rights for its OptoWire and OptoMonitor, Opsens' products for measuring fractional flow r...Read more

  • Wireless patient monitoring attracting VC interest

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

    Singapore: Wireless patient monitoring (WPM) technology is attracting the interest of market majors as well as a significant number of start-ups. Venture capitalists (VCs) are showing keen...Read more

  • Singapore, Japan to develop eye disease detection technology

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), and Topcon Corporation, Japan based ophthalmic instruments and optometrics instruments manufacturer, have collaborated to develop ...Read more

  • Omron launches wireless sleep monitor in Japan

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2012

    Singapore: Omron Healthcare has launched a new wireless sleep monitoring device in Japan that uses ResMed's technology acquired from its recently acquired company, BiancaMed. The Omron Slee...Read more

  • Laser-cooling holds promise for medical devices

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: A latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore related to cooling systems holds much promise for the medical devices segment. The proof...Read more

  • Starpharma dendrimer technology gets 3 US patents

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Australia's Starpharma has been granted three new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO). The patents provide "composition of matter" protection for Starpharma's ...Read more

  • China summit to promote biomedical industry

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: BioMed Innovation Summit 2013 will launch on March 14-15, 2013, in Shanghai, China, in order to promote the field of materials technologies, life sciences, clinical trials and r...Read more

  • Aussie device to detect cognitive impairment enters Canada

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Australia's CogState has rolled out Cogniram, a computerized tool that enables accurate detection of early cognitive impairment, for physicians in Canada in conjunction with its ...Read more

  • GE launches noiseless MR scanner in Singapore

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: GE Healthcare has installed Silent Scan, a MR scanner with reduced noise, at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore. "Designing for the patient experience is part of ...Read more

  • F&P ICON+ flow generator to treat sleep apnea better

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2013

    Singapore: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has introduced F&P ICON+, the next generation of its flow generator range for use in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The F&...Read more

  • Canon, DuPont start online medtech community

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: UBM Canon and DuPont have launched Medical Packaging Innovation, a new online community dedicated to addressing the needs of European medical device packaging engineers and desig...Read more

  • Covidien to acquire imaging firm Given at $860mn

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Pharmaceutical firm Covidien plans to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Given Imaging for $30.00 per share in cash, for a total of approximately USD860 million, net of cas...Read more

  • Roche launches CMV viral load test in US

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Roche has commercial launched a new test in the US to assess a patient's viral load of cytomegalovirus (CMV). Physicians use information from the test to help them manage patient...Read more

  • Indonesia cardiac market to reach $4.15 mn by 2016

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Indonesian market for cardiac rhythm management earned revenues of $1.75 million in 2011 and is estimated to reach $4.15 million in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate of 18.9 ...Read more

  • Anika withdraws Hyalograft application from EMA

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

    Singapore: European Medicines Agency (EMA) has pointed out that Anika Therapeutics has withdrawn its application for centralized marketing authorization for the medicine Hyalograft C autogr...Read more

  • Boston Scientific to acquire Rhythmia Medical

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Boston Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Rhythmia Medical, a developer of next-generation mapping and navigation solutions for use in c...Read more



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