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.
Proteus Digital Health has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, noting that its efforts to raise money or sell the company fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company missed a $100 million funding target in December. Once valued at $1.5 billion, Proteus previously raised $420 million from investors including Novartis Venture Fund […]
UK medtech regulators on Monday announced that manufacturers of paclitaxel-eluting balloons for use in peripheral arteries must add a warning label about the devices’ risks. A meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Heart Association in 2018 suggested that patients treated with paclitaxel-coated balloons and stents for peripheral artery disease could be at a higher risk for late death compared […]
Bigfoot Biomedical has brought on Dr. Jim Malone — a 21-year clinical research veteran at Eli Lilly & Co. — as its chief medical officer, the diabetes treatment tech company said today. Malone, an endocrinologist specializing in diabetes, also spent 12 years in clinical practice. “Jim’s blended experience in medical practice and device development bring […]
B. Braun announced today that Caroll H. Neubauer will retire at the end of August after 24 years leading the Melsungen, Germany–based medical and drug delivery device giant’s North America operations. Jean-Claude Dubacher, a former Johnson & Johnson and Abbott executive who already took over Neubauer’s role as CEO of B. Braun Medical at the […]
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 […]
Merck has exercised its option to use Vaxxas‘ High Density Microarray Patch (HD-MAP) platform as a delivery platform for a vaccine candidate, the companies announced today. The companies did not disclose what the vaccine candidate is supposed to treat. But Merck this month announced two COVID-19 vaccine development efforts: a collaboration with IAVI and plans […]
Ocular Therapeutix (NSDQ:OCUL) announced that it commenced an underwritten public offering of an undisclosed amount of its common stock. The Bedford, Mass.-based eye condition therapy developer filed with the SEC to confirm the offering with the shares at a par value of $0.0001 per share. The common stock at market close on May 18 prior to the announcement […]