Category: Medical

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 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Cleanrooms in Medical Manufacturing

October 16, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The medical industry needs supplies devoid of harmful pathogens. Medical devices, such as retractors, urinary catheters, face masks for oxygen administration, and single-use anoscopes, should provide care without adding risks to patients and other users. Hence, it’s essential to have […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

GM facility to continue building ventilators after completing $489.4 million government contract

August 12, 2020


A former General Motors auto facility in Indiana will continue building critical-care ventilators following the expected completion of a $489.4 million government contract this month for 30,000 of the devices for the national stockpile. GM will lease the building on […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Nexa3D Unveils Its Expanded Ultra-Fast Polymers for Manufacturing Aerospace and Medical Products at Virtual ASME AM Industry Summit

August 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast polymer production 3D printers, announced today it plans to demonstrate its expanded portfolio of polymer production solutions that now include both photoplastic and thermoplastic capabilities at the virtual ASME AM Industry Summit on August 11 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

How a Struggling Company Won $1.6 Billion to Make a Coronavirus Vaccine

July 16, 2020

Via: The New York Times

In late February, as the coronavirus spread around the world, Dr. Richard Hatchett, the head of an international nonprofit that gives money to vaccine developers, got on an important call to discuss vaccine candidates after his plane touched down at […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Unum Therapeutics Inc. Announces Acquisition of Kiq LLC

July 6, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Unum Therapeutics Inc. (“Unum”) (NASDAQ: UMRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for solid tumors, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Kiq LLC (“Kiq”), a privately held, biotechnology […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Affinity discovers potent SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

July 2, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

Melbourne-based Affinity Biosciences Pty Ltd (Affinity), a privately held company focused on antibody discovery for cancer therapeutics, today announces the discovery of potent antibodies with therapeutic potential against COVID-19. In March, Affinity commenced screening its proprietary library of one hundred […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

U.S. awards new $628 million contract to boost output of potential COVID-19 vaccine

June 1, 2020

Via: Reuters

As drugmakers race to develop vaccines, tests and therapies for the disease, the United States is looking to secure manufacturing capacity under its “Operation Warp Speed” program announced in May to accelerate vaccine development. “Securing more manufacturing capacity here in […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Trump signs deal with company in effort shift drug manufacturing to U.S.: New York Times

May 19, 2020

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The United States will announce on Tuesday that it has signed a $354 million contract with a company to make generic medicines and pharmaceutical ingredients in the country needed to treat COVID-19, the New York Times reported late […]