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In Europe, a Medical Device Accelerator Takes Root

This article was originally published in Start Up

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Device giant Medtronic and venture capital leader Sofinnova have teamed up to see if they can help seed the promising ground of device start-ups in Europe, providing an outlet for novel ideas of the continent's physicians.

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MD Start, a European medical device incubator, was launched in 2009 as a collaboration between medtech giant Medtronic Inc. and Paris-based venture firm Sofinnova Partners, to help European physicians bring their ideas to market. The incubator announces two new shareholders in the venture, reinforcing both its US and European connections: Milan-based cardiovascular leader Sorin Group SPA and US venture firm Versant Ventures.

Medtronic: Doing Just What the Doctors Order

Medtronic has recruited physician opinion leaders for strategic management positions in most of its operating divisions. The company believes this strategy will help bring them closer to customers and expedite the bedside-to-bench process for developing new products.

Medtronic: Doing Just What the Doctors Order

Medtronic has recruited physician opinion leaders for strategic management positions in most of its operating divisions. The company believes this strategy will help bring them closer to customers and expedite the bedside-to-bench process for developing new products.

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