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8 Jul 2020

Abbott Diabetes Care

This is a comprehensive review of the business and technology of Abbott Diabetes Care, assembled from company reports and extensive academic literature review, and supported by additional interview comments over several years. It focuses primarily on the technology behind their market leading FreeStyle™ Libre™ CGM device, which generated over $1.8bn in revenue in 2019.
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30 Apr 2020

Fighting The COVID-19 Fire With Molecular Diagnostics Innovations

The need for universal and massive testing across the population has led to a race for technology innovations for COVID-19 diagnostics.
31 Jan 2020

First True Smart Contact Lens

Mojo Vision is building the world's first true smart contact lens, called the Mojo Lens. Mojo Lens is a contact lens with a built-in display that gives people the useful and timely information they want without forcing them to look down at a screen or losing focus on the people and the world around them.
6 Jan 2020


Alere delivers health information through diagnostic tests.
19 Aug 2019

New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

Supercapacitors, electrical devices that store and release energy, need a layer of electrolyte — an electrically conductive material that can be solid, liquid, or somewhere in between. Now, researchers have developed a novel class of liquids that may open up new possibilities for improving the efficiency and stability of such devices while reducing their flammability.
28 Jun 2019


IDTechEx spoke to Dr Jean-Marc Peyrat, CEO and co-founder of inHEART. This company develops medical imaging processing and visualisation tools for the treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders.
21 Jun 2019

Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

Regulatory challenges exist across each of the market sectors where electronic skin patch products have been proposed and commercialized. As part of the research for the report, "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" IDTechEx Research has characterized some of the regulatory considerations in the context of each of the product sectors covered.
10 May 2019

Robopets benefit health and wellbeing of elderly

Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older people living in care homes, a study has found.
5 Mar 2019

Nexeon MedSystems

Nexeon MedSystems is a bioelectronic medicine company developing medical devices for the treatment of movement disorders.
8 Jan 2019

GiMer Medical

GiMer Medical is an electrical neuromodulation company based in Taiwan. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Tina Chang, Director of International Affairs, on 12 Sep 2018.
22 Nov 2018

Medtronic Diabetes

IDTechEx interviewed Rohan Sonawane, MD, PhD, Clinical Marketing Manager at Medtronic Diabetes.
24 Sep 2018


Nuvectra is a bioelectronic medicine company which has developed a spinal cord stimulator for pain management. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Dan Froelich, Executive Director at Nuvectra, on 16 Aug 2018.
31 Aug 2018

Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

IDTechEx Research has recently released a new market report 'Technology for Diabetes Management, 2019-2029: Technology, Players and Forecasts', including details of glucose test strips, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pumps, insulin pens, digital health / digital therapeutics, side effect management and diagnosis.
23 Aug 2018

Biomedical diagnostics for all: democratization and personalisation

The market for biomedical diagnostics is expected to grow steadily, due to an ageing and growing global population, increasing health expenditure and more prevalent lifestyle ailments such as obesity, cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
17 Jul 2018

Shifting power in diabetes management: products behind the progress

Diabetes is unrivaled amongst modern health issues. The World Health Organisation reports that there are 422 million adults living with diabetes in 2017, and the number is expected to rise to 640 million by 2040.
10 May 2018

Next IT Corporation

Next IT Corporation is a privately held intelligent interface company that delivers AI-powered solutions for customer engagement and workforce support in the likeness of an intelligent virtual assistant.
30 Oct 2017

Clinical study of non invasive vagus nerve stimulator

Completion of an initial series of clinical studies evaluating the utilization of transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation for the relief of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
19 Oct 2017

FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make diabetes treatment decisions without calibration using a blood sample from the fingertip.
14 Aug 2017

Robots offer key advantages in esophageal surgery

Based on what is believed to be the largest study of its kind, researchers say robotic assisted transhiatal esophagectomy (RATE) is effective and safe for a carefully selected group of patients.
8 Jun 2017

International Neuromodulation World Congress

IDTechEx attended the International Neuromodulation World Congress, hosted by the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) in Edinburgh.