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  • Mechanical Ventilation Innovation Challenge

    According to press releases, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) and Edison Nation Medical have partnered to search for innovations for improving the process, outcomes, and comfort for patients requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation.  Respiratory Care Therapists are encouraged to submit product invention ideas to be evaluated for safety and efficacy, intellectual proper ...
  • Penumbra Files for $115 million IPO

    Alameda, California-based medical device company Penumbra, Inc. registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise up to $115 million. The company will be traded under the symbol PEN on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). According to its S-1 filing, Penumbra develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices focused on ...
  • FDA Announces 2016 Medical Device Fees

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a notice announcing the fiscal year (FY) 2016 medical device user fees, which apply to, among other things, applications for medical device approval.  The National Law Review reports that the new fees reflect an increase of greater than 4%. The new fees will apply from October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016.  Some of the standard ...
Conferences
  • Sep

    17

    SYNAPSE 2015

    Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI)

    September 17 - 19, 2015

    Phoenix, AZ

    A workshop event taking medtech ideas from mind to matter. Synapse is more than just an event, it is a combination of education and resource sponsors designed to light a fire under new medical technologies. In addition to a wealth of education, participants have the opportunity to reach prototype, patent pending application and vetted business […]

  • Oct

    12

    TCT 2015 – Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

    October 12 - 16, 2015

    San Francisco, CA

    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the world’s largest educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For over 25 years, TCT has been the center of cutting-edge educational content. TCT showcases the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research. Our longstanding commitment to lifesaving innovation translates into improved patient care.

  • Nov

    02

    Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA)

    Wynn Hotel

    November 02 - 5, 2015

    Las Vegas, NV

    VIVA is the premier global, multidisciplinary course for vascular intervention and medicine. For the past 11 years, VIVA has defined excellence in professional education by offering attendees an innovative, provocative, and balanced educational experience, enhanced by the use of technology and electronic interaction between participants and faculty experts.