The Week In... Medical Devices (15-19/06)
  • Posted on: 19/06/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (15-19/06)

Medtronic receives $337m for diabetes R&D, Smith+Nephew’s Bioinductive Implant receives a CE mark, new GPS tech developed to help NHS staff track medical equipment in local communities, and a medical supply start-up pledges to help local businesses meet government guidance.

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Medtronic receives $337m from Blackstone for diabetes R&D

Medtronic intends to significantly increase research and development (R&D) funding in its diabetes group through an agreement to receive $337 million of funding from funds managed by Blackstone Life Sciences.

Smith+Nephew's revolutionary REGENETEN™ Bioinductive Implant receives CE Mark

With more than 40,000 procedures completed since its US introduction, the REGENETEN implant has had a transformative impact on the way surgeons approach rotator cuff procedures.

New GPS tech to help NHS staff track medical equipment out in local communities

North East-based health tech startup FloKi Health has developed new technology to enable the GPS tracking of medical equipment outside of hospitals and in the local community.

Medical startup providing life-saving equipment

A Huddersfield-based medical supply startup,, has pledged to help local businesses meet Government guidance for health and safety.

XR technology tools aim to transform device training and demonstrations

Virti, an extended reality (XR) and immersive technology training company led by healthcare professionals, is bringing tools to transform device-specific training and sales demonstrations to the UK market. It has already embarked on partnerships with a number of UK manufacturers.


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