Programmable polymer developer Tissium announced that it raised nearly $43 million in a Series B funding round to support expansion. The company’s funding round reached approximately $42.8 million (€38.8 million) and included new investors BNP Paribas Developpement, the European Investment Fund, M&L Investments and ValQuest Partners, along with returning investors Bpifrance, CM-CIC Innovation, CapDecisif Management, […]
Chemists from the Mass. Institute of Technology developed a nanoparticle that they can pack with 3 or more drugs to create custom combination therapies for cancer, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The team also revealed that cisplatin, a powerful anti-cancer drug, doesn’t work using the […]
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Companies combining valuable devices with known drugs may be able to land a high-value exit before ever hitting the market, MIT researcher Michael Cima told a group of medical device industry leaders today.
Speaking at the Cooley Medical Device Growth conference in Boston, Cima urged med-tech companies and investors to consider drug-device combinations, acknowledging a higher up-front risk with the potential for an earlier and larger reward.