Thursday, 02 April 2020

MedTech News

  • Singapore starts medtech site to address investment queries

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore has launched medtech portal,, that aims to address international investors' queries on relevant and accurate information to evaluate medtech investment p...Read more

  • Boston Scientific embolization tech gets FDA nod

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Boston Scientific has received the US FDA's clearance and CE Mark approval for its Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter, bolstering its portfolio of peripheral embolization technolo...Read more

  • Singapore launches A*Star Nanoimprint Foundry

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: The pioneer initiative brings together nanotechnology suppliers and manufacturers to speed up productization of nanoimprinting, which imbues ordinary surfaces with unique propert...Read more

  • Implementation of policy is the key

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: A rapidly emerging middle class and an ageing population in Asian countries, coupled with growing affluence and increased instances of lifestyle diseases is necessitating smart...Read more

  • Robust regulations needed

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: The Asia Pacific (APAC) medical device market touched an estimated $54.5 billion at the beginning of 2012. This growth was primarily led by the population size, an ageing popu...Read more

  • Medtronic to help rebuild hospital in Japan

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Singapore: Medtronic Foundation will partner with Project HOPE to rebuild the Yamada General Hospital in Japan's northern coastal town of Yamada. The hospital was destroyed in the earthquak...Read more

  • India gets another CyberKnife cancer center

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: India's specialty institutes Medanta (Medicity Cancer Institute) and the Roentgen-BLK super speciality hospital have acquired CyberKnife VSI System, the premier solution for full...Read more

  • Tablet coating inspection technology developed in Japan

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Sumitomo Electric Industries and Kwansei Gakuin University have jointly developed a tablet coating inspection technology and a polymeric organic material inspection technology, ...Read more

  • Medical devices market in India may grow to $5.8 billion by 2014: Report

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian medical device and equipment market is expected to grow to around $5.8 billion by 2014 and $ 7.8billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 15.5 percent, according to an indust...Read more

  • Trends in Diagnostics

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: A recent healthcare industry report by Frost & Sullivan states that the molecular diagnostics market in Asia Pacific clocked over $800 million in 2012 and according to est...Read more

  • Shimadzu to launch gas chromatograph Tracera

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Shimadzu will introduce Tracera, a high-sensitivity gas chromatograph equipped with the newly developed barrier discharge ionization detector (BID), which is capable of detecting...Read more

  • CardioCel continues to get surgeons' nod in Australia

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: CardioCel, a cardiovascular tissue patch to repair heart deformities including repairing and reconstructing heart valves developed by Australia based Allied Healthcare Group, is ...Read more

  • Aimedics recalls sleep-time glucose monitor HypoMon

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Australia-based medical device developer Aimedics, in consultation with Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), is recalling all units of its HypoMon sleep-time hypoglycaemic mon...Read more

  • US patent for Unilife Unifill syringes

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Unilife patent for the Unifill ready-to-fill (prefilled) syringes. This key patent, which provides Unilife and its customer...Read more

  • MEDICAL DEVICES - The How To Guide

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Australia MEDICAL device is any instrument, apparatus, appliance, material or any other article (whether used alone or in combination, and including the software necessary for its proper a...Read more

  • Ganesh Ramaswamy is Pentax's global president

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Hoya Group's Pentax Medical has appointed Mr Ganesh Ramaswamy to the position of global president. "Hoya Group is extremely pleased to have Mr Ganesh Ramaswamy lead t...Read more

  • Pharmigene leads in adverse drug reaction tests

    MedTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Mar, 2012

    Treatment of Pompe disease, an inherited disorder caused by build-up of a complex sugar called glycogen in the body's cells, was unknown to the scientific fraternity until Dr Y T Chen disco...Read more

  • Molecular diagnostics is key to future

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2013

    China, Japan, India and Singapore are leveraging on genetic technologies to develop molecular diagnostic platform which is much more efficient and effective in tracking diseases. According ...Read more