Medtech Money Flow: M&A And VC Deals, Sept. 17 - 23, 2018
Find out where the medtech money is flowing in our weekly roundup. Among other deals, Medtronic makes a mammoth acquisition to buy the remaining shares of Israeli surgical robotics firm Mazor Robotics and Israeli company MeMed secures $70m to advance its point-of-care immune system diagnostic for distinguishing between bacterial and viral infections.
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