Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are touting a computational model that could prevent microparticle clogging during injections. Microparticles, which are about the size of a grain of sand, can be difficult to inject if they get clogged in a typical syringe. The research team at MIT developed this new model that determines […]
Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) announced today that it estimates revenue growth for its recently ended second quarter to total approximately 10%. Waltham, Mass.-based Thermo Fisher said in a news release that its reported and organic sales growth for the quarter (ended June 27) was primarily driven by global sales of PCR-based tests and other products and […]
Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) announced today that its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility will be powered by solar-based, renewable energy. The Acton, Mass.-based facility is set to turn to the new energy source, beginning this week. The company covered its 58,000 square-foot manufacturing facility with approximately 2,800 solar panels to, during optimal climate conditions, generate enough energy to […]
Lantheus Medical Imaging (NSDQ:LNTH) parent company Lantheus Holdings announced the completion of its merger with Progenics Pharmaceuticals. Progenics, an oncology company developing medicines and artificial intelligence-based technologies for finding, fighting and following cancer, entered into a merger agreement with Lantheus that was first announced on Oct. 2, 2019. Get the full story at our sister site, MassDevice.
The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Dept. of Defense (DoD) announced a joint effort to increase manufacturing for vials earmarked for COVID-19-related drugs and vaccines. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), as part of HHS, collaborated with DoD to provide funding for U.S.-based companies Corning Inc. and SiO2 Materials […]
Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) announced today that it won an expanded pediatric indication from the FDA for its t:slim X2 insulin pump. The t:slim X2 with Control-IQ technology won FDA clearance for controlling Type 1 diabetes in December, which was followed by a commercial launch in the U.S. the next month. Tandem touts t:slim X2 with […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it received CE Mark approval in Europe for its MiniMed 790G next-generation insulin pump. The closed-loop insulin pump system is indicated for treating Type 1 diabetes in people aged 70 to 80 years old. It uses Medtronic’s SmartGuard algorithm to automate the delivery of basal insulin and correction boluses every five […]
Diabetes treatment tech company Bigfoot Biomedical announced today that it raised $55 million to close its Series C financing round. Abbott (NYSE:ABT) led the funding round with participation from new investor Smile Group and existing investors Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson and Cormorant Asset Management. Get the full story at our sister site, MassDevice.
Canada reportedly signed a contract to purchase 37 million syringes from Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) in preparation for a potential COVID-19 vaccine. A report in The Record revealed that Public Services & Procurement Minister Anita Anand said the country made a purchase order from the Canadian branch of BD in an effort to make sure Canada is ready for […]
Propeller Health announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for connecting patients using its Symbicort Inhaler to its digital health platform. The Madison, Wis.-based company’s digital health platform already connects to inhalers used by asthma and COPD patients, including ones manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and Orion, along with other generic equivalents. Get the full […]