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Top 10 Start-Up Spotlight Stories In 2020: Theradaptive’s ‘Bone Paint,’ BioIntelliSense’s BioButton, Heart Tech, Portable Ultrasound, Digital Health
A look back at Medtech Insight’s 10 most-read Start-Up Spotlight stories in 2020 pointed to diverse interest among our readers focusing on orthopedics, innovations in cardiac surgery, portable ultrasound tech and digital tools for tracking vital signs and monitoring patients at home.
Start-Up Spotlight: BioVentrix Expects Revivent TC Heart Failure Device To Succeed Where Others Failed
Two-year data from a European trial showed BioVentrix’s Revivent TC system significantly reduces left-ventricular volume and improves left-ventricular function in patients with heart failure following a myocardial infarction. The company expects to complete a US pivotal trial of the device in 2021 and launch the device in the US with funding from a planned initial public offering.
BioVentrix Inc. has its sights set on US market approval for its hybrid transthoracic-endovascular Revivent-TC system, a unique device that enables a minimally invasive approach to treating patients who develop ischemic heart failure following a heart attack.
Despite contraction in the number of funds and VC firms investing in life sciences, 2013 was a strong year for private investing in medtech, with private investors putting $2.54 million into 129 medical device deals, according to Informa’s Strategic Transactions. Looking at where investors placed their money revealed some emerging trends.
- Implantable Devices
Surgical Equipment & Devices
- Minimally or Less Invasive