Category: Medical

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

FDA shares plan for restarting facility inspections, warns backlog will persist into 2022

May 7, 2021

Via: MedTech Dive

FDA postponed all routine inspections in March 2020. The agency continued doing mission critical inspections, carrying out eight device-related assessments and more than 800 in total from March 2020 to March 2021. In July, FDA resumed prioritized domestic inspections and […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

New PPE Production Facilities Planned For Louisiana’s Acadiana Region

May 5, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

SafeSource Direct LLC, a joint venture between Ochsner Health and Trax Development, will invest $150 million to develop two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment (PPE) in Louisiana’s Acadiana Region. The project will create a combined 1,221 new direct jobs […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Essity acquires remaining shares in ABIGO Medical AB

April 27, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

“We are very pleased with this acquisition, which is a natural step in our ambition to strengthen our positions in medical solutions. ABIGO has unique expertise and innovation capacity that will contribute to accelerating Essity’s growth in advanced wound care,” […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

World Vaccine Production To Double This Year

March 29, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

That is nearly twice the amount of the five billion vaccine doses of all types produced across the world before the pandemic struck. Even so, it is still less than the 11.5 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine needed to meet […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

The next technological frontier in pharmaceutical manufacturing

March 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

For pharmaceutical companies, every step of the production line and every aspect of their processes need to be approved by the regulator. Although this provides security, it also presents the challenge of how to incorporate changes into production. Flexibility is […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process, Quality Control

Intelligent Multi-Camera System Provides Vaccine Bottle Quality Control

March 18, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Combating the Covid-19 pandemic is at the top of the global agenda. Providing vaccine to populations around the globe means providing around 8 billion doses. In addition to the availability of the vaccine, a decisive factor in the race against […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

5 things medtech can expect from FDA in 2021

March 15, 2021

Via: MedTech Dive

To say that 2020 was a challenging year for FDA would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic stretched resources thin as it grappled with unprecedented regulatory demands as a result of the U.S. public health emergency. FDA’s response to the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Biogen To Invest $200M In NC Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

March 5, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Biogen Inc. will invest approximately $200 million to build a new gene therapy manufacturing facility at its Research Triangle Park (RTP) campuses in North Carolina. The company will expand its existing operations and add approximately 90 new jobs to its […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Moderna Raises Covid-19 Vaccine Production Estimate

January 5, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Moderna Inc. said it will be able to make at least 600 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, 100 million more than it had been projecting. The Cambridge, Mass., company also said it is making investments and adding […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Today’s Top Medical Technology Startups

November 9, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Many medical technology startups are reshaping the healthcare field using innovative systems, software, tools, and devices. Here is a list of today’s top medical technology startups. 1. Truvian Health Truvian Health is part of the blood-testing industry. They have developed […]