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  • Intellirod Spine Signs Licensing and Distribution Agreements With X-Spine Systems Inc.

    Intellirod Spine LLC is, according to its website, a medical device company developing wireless sensing technologies for use in spinal care.  According to Orthopedic Design and Technology, Loadpro is the company's forthcoming disposable microelectronic sensor, which is designed to be used in conjunction with rod-based pedicle screw systems for corrective spinal surgeries.  During the surgery, th...
  • Orthofix secures option to acquire eNeura for $65 million

    On March 31, 2015, Orthofix International N.V. announced it entered into an 18-month option agreement to acquire eNeura, Inc. Orthofix’s website states that the focus of the company is on “improving patients' lives by providing superior reconstructive and regenerative orthopedic and spine solutions to physicians worldwide.” In May 2014, eNeura received FDA 501(k) clearance for a portable, no...
  • Shift Labs Continues Trend Toward Consumer Wireless Healthcare Devices

    The medical device market is expanding into more private healthcare products in hopes of bringing healthcare directly to the user.  For example, the increase in popularity of wearable diagnostic devices, such as FitBit, and Apple's recently released ResearchKit, turning iPhones into medical devices, illustrate that users are ready to look after their own health. Following this trend, Medica...
Conferences
  • Apr

    29

    2015 MDMA Annual Meeting

    The Liaison Capitol Hill

    April 29 - May 1, 2015

    Washington, DC

    Plan to attend Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)’s 2015 Annual Meeting in our Nation’s Capital, Apr 29th – May 1st, 2015. MDMA’s Annual Meeting will cover key issues impacting the United States’ leadership position in med tech innovation, and how we can all help shape the regulatory and legislative agendas. This year’s meeting will provide […]

  • May

    04

    The 10x Medical Device Conference

    Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

    May 04 - 6, 2015

    San Diego, CA

    Now in its 3rd year, 10x is the thought leaders forum for medical device execs and the annual meeting for the Medical Devices Group, the world’s largest medical device community. The 10x Conference limits participation to 200 guests to keep it intimate and meaningful. And you’ll meet people with the skills and services you need […]

  • May

    06

    BIOMEDevice Boston

    Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

    May 06 - 7, 2015

    Boston, MA

    New England’s source for every aspect of medical device design and development. From initial start-up and R&D through end-product marketing, find the materials, technologies, ideas, equipment, and suppliers you require to bring your product to concept to market. Compare hundreds of the world’s best and most qualified suppliers side by side, quickly and easily.