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  1. VitalConnect Secures Fifth U.S. FDA Clearance For Patient Monitoring Device

    The VitalPatch wearable biosensor will include 5-day wear duration in alignment with nation’s average hospital stay.

  2. Stryker To Acquire ENT Leader Entellus In $662M Deal

    Entellus Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTL) announced today a definitive merger agreement by which Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) will acquire Entellus in an all cash transaction for $24.00 per share, or an equity value of approximately $662 million. The Entellus Board of Directors unanimously approved entering into the agreement.

  3. Dance Biopharm And Phillips-Medisize Enter Into Joint Development Agreement For Advanced Inhaled Insulin Delivery

    Dance Biopharm Holdings Inc. (“Dance”), a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of Dance 501, a proprietary ‘soft-mist’ inhaled insulin product to treat diabetes, is pleased to announce that Dance has entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with Phillips-Medisize, LLC, a subsidiary of Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC, a leader in electronic solutions, to develop a version of the Dance 501 device that has data connectivity for better management of diabetes treatment.

  4. LivaNova To Acquire ImThera Medical, Inc.

    LivaNova PLC (“LivaNova” or the “Company”), a market-leading medical technology company, recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining outstanding interests in ImThera Medical, Inc. (“ImThera”).

  5. Ultrasound Imaging Needle To Transform Heart Surgery

    Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

  6. Flexicare (Group) Limited Acquires Medisize B.V.

    Flexicare (Group) Limited (“Flexicare”), a leading UK headquartered manufacturer of medical devices, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Medisize B.V. from an affiliate of Phillips-Medisize, LLC (“Phillips-Medisize”).

  7. Proto Labs Reaches Agreement to Acquire RAPID, Expands Services With Sheet Metal Fabrication

    Proto Labs (NYSE: PRLB), a global leader in technology-enabled manufacturing, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held company Rapid Manufacturing Group, LLC (“RAPID”). RAPID is a New Hampshire-based custom parts supplier specializing in quick-turn sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining. With the acquisition, Proto Labs will be able to offer its customers another quick-turn manufacturing service while expanding its CNC machining capabilities.

  8. MKS Announces Ophir® BeamWatch AM, Non-Contact Laser Beam Monitoring System For Additive Manufacturing

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® BeamWatch® AM, the industry's first non-contact laser beam monitoring system for additive manufacturing. BeamWatch AM is a lightweight, compact system designed for real-time measurement of focal shift during laser startup of powder bed fusion manufacturing processes. It measures key beam size, position, and quality parameters, including focus spot size and beam caustic. These measurements allow users to more easily determine when the beam is aligned and in focus, providing more consistent metallurgy. Measurements can be displayed as tabular, 2D, and 3D views, providing a quick and realistic display of laser characteristics.  

  9. Clinical Leader Forum Names Boston and Philadelphia As 2018 Locations

    Philadelphia Agenda Announcement and Advisory Board Introduction

    November 20, 2017, Erie, PA: Life Science Leader and are excited to announce that Clinical Leader Forum will take place in Boston and Philadelphia in 2018. The Boston event is scheduled for October 3 – 4, 2018 at the State Room Boston. The Philadelphia event is scheduled for May 9-10, 2018 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue.

  10. MTD Micro Molding Expands Overmolding Capability

    MTD Micro Molding (, a long-time leader and expert problem solver in micro injection molding for the medical device industry, has made a significant investment to expand their overmolding services. As part of this investment, they recently acquired a new vertical injection molding machine, which has been designed and further customized for higher capacity overmolding.