Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics focuses on in vitro diagnostics for blood testing.
In March 2018, Auris Health also became a threat to Intuitive Surgical when its catheter-based Monarch Platform gained FDA clearance.
FDA Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for AuriNovo
3DBio Therapeutics has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Rare Pediatric Disease designation for AuriNovo™, an investigational combination product for reconstruction of the outer ear in patients with microtia.
Johnson and Johnson (J&J)
Johnson and Johnson (J&J) exhibited at the event a VR setup for training surgeons.
Funding for essential tremor therapy
Cala Health will use the funds to introduce a breakthrough therapy for hand tremors in people with essential tremor, to the market as well as expand its therapeutic pipeline.
Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019
The MedTech Forum 2019 took place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May 2019 in Paris, France. It was preceded on Tuesday 14th May 2019 by the fifth annual Start-Up Innovantes du Dispositif Medical event, which enables French MedTech start-ups to showcase their technology. This report was compiled by IDTechEx analysts Ivan De Backer and James Hayward who both attended the events.
Johnson & Johnson $3.4 billion in cash for Auris surgical robots
Johnson & Johnson announced that Ethicon Inc entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auris Health Inc for approximately $3.4 billion in cash.
Carbon and Ford expand collaboration on parts
Carbon has showed the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for Ford Motor Company. Carbon and Ford have expanded their collaboration to design and produce several new digitally manufactured, end-use parts.
Johnson & Johnson
IDTechEx attended a presentation by Ajay Khatri, Director, Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Innovation at Medical MEMS & Sensors 2018.
Progressing 3D printed biological implants
The overall goal of TRANSITION, the five-year project funded under Science Foundation Ireland's Spokes programme, is to develop a new class of 3D printed biological implants that will regenerate, rather than replace, diseased joints.