ShiraTronics Raises $33 Million, Adds CEO

Spun off from the accelerator NuXcel, ShiraTronics is a med-tech startup working on migraine headache treatment.

Feds OK CVRx Inc.’s Heart Failure Treatment Device

The Minneapolis medical device maker has received federal premarket approval for what it claims is the world’s first heart failure neuromodulation device.

Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific Launch Med-Tech Accelerator

The new Motion Medical will accelerate the development of medical technology and new minimally invasive treatments for “unmet medical needs.”

Former Congressman Erik Paulsen Named to Cardiovascular Systems’ Board

The Republican politician, who lost his House seat to Dean Phillips in the 2018 election, replaces a retiring member of the board of directors of the St. Paul-based medtech company.

Eden Prairie Medical Supplier Key Surgical Acquires German Company

Two years after merging with a German competitor to form the world’s largest healthcare sterilization product supply company, Key Surgical has acquired German wholesaler Insitumed GmbH.

Medical Alley Reports $15 Billion in M&A Activity in 2019’s First Half

Acquisitions by UnitedHealth Group and 3M made up the bulk of M&A activity.

Minneapolis-based Agiliti Acquires Zetta Medical

The transaction is aimed at building Agiliti’s presence in the clinical engineering space.

Organ Implant Maker Miromatrix Spins Off Medical Device Arm

The spinoff enables Miromatrix to focus on its long-term goal of developing transplantable livers and kidneys from regenerated pig tissue.

Maple Grove Medical Device Maker MicroOptx Raising $16.8 Million

In its fifth and largest funding round yet, the company has raised $13.8 million from 48 investors.

Sansoro Health and Datica Health Merge

The new healthcare record-keeping company will be named Datica, and Sansoro’s CEO will lead it out of Minneapolis.

Medtronic Reports Cybersecurity Flaw in Insulin Pumps

The flaw could make the devices vulnerable to hackers, according to the company.

Bio-Techne Acquiring U of M startup B-MoGen BioTechnologies

The acquisition builds Minneapolis-based Bio-Techne’s cell and gene therapy product portfolio, and marks its 15th acquisition in five years.

Conventus Orthopaedics Names Rick Epstein CEO

Epstein brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the medtech industry.

Upsizing Upsher-Smith Labs

Pharmaceutical company plans expansion to Maple Grove campus as Minnesota's pharma biotech sector continues to grow

Medtronic Denies Hiding Reports About Defibrillator Incidents

Medtronic rebuffs a claim that the FDA allowed the company to hide reports of issues with its Sprint Fidelis defibrillator—recalled in 2007.

Tech Company Promises Sweet Dreams for Nightmare Sufferers

Feds say they'll fast-track review of NightWare Inc.’s nightmare-curbing app.

3M Acquiring Texas-Based Medical Device Co. Acelity

The estimated $4.3 billion deal, considered 3M’s largest ever, will improve 3M’s presence in the medical device space—the only area that saw sales growth in Q1.

A Breath of Fresh Air

Breathe99 is developing a high-tech breathing mask that offers protection—and looks cool.

RxFunction Seeking $12 Million in New Financing

Company won 2018 Tekne Award in medical device category.

Pops! Diabetes Care Kicks Off Commercial Launch of Phone Case Glucose Tester

After obtaining FDA approval in November, the five-year-old company is bringing to market its Pops! One system, which boasts a virtual care approach that’s less invasive than other offerings.

Minneapolis Lung Treatment Device Developer Nuvaira Raises $79M

The capital will go partly toward a U.S. clinical trial for Nuvaira’s Lung Denervation System, a new market-alternative treatment of cardiovascular obstructive pulmonary disease.

Medtronic Launches Mobile App Linking Pacemaker to Your Smartphone

In addition to debuting the MyCareLink Heart app this week, Medtronic also enrolled its first patient for a new study examining an alternative, safer solution to oral opioids for back pain treatment.

U of M Launches Startup Developing Bioengineered Tissue That Could Shake Up Medical Device Market

The Stillwater-based startup, Vascudyne Inc., will move to commercialize two cardiovascular-related products that utilize its novel technology: living replacement tissue made of skin cells.

Mayo Clinic Startup Phenomix Sciences Initiates $1M Seed Funding Round

The startup focuses on personalizing chronic disease treatment, and will use the investment money to commercialize a new blood-based test for obesity types in 2019.

Heart Valve Repair Co. NeoChord Closes $25M Series D

The St. Louis Park-based company’s products treat mitral valve regurgitation, a common heart malfunction experienced by Americans.

Remembering Earl Bakken, the Founder of Modern Medical Technology

At the age of 94, Columbia Heights native Earl Bakken passed away on Sunday. Many on Monday are remembering him for his positive (and oftentimes life-saving) contributions.

Three Figures Who Knew Earl Bakken Recall His Legacy

Former Medtronic CEO Bill George, Medical Alley Association Shaye Mandle, and David Rhees, the retired director of The Bakken Museum, offer up their thoughts on Earl Bakken.

University of Minnesota Partners with Canadian Startup to Advance Development of Alzheimer’s Detection Tech

Combining RetiSpec’s machine learning program with the U of M’s imaging system is expected to accelerate time-to-market for a groundbreaking Alzheimer’s detection tool.

Low-Shock Defibrillator Maker Cardialen Inc. Raises $17M

The Minneapolis-based medtech startup’s lifetime financing now tops $30 million.

4C Medical Technologies Wraps $17M Series A

The new capital will allow the Brooklyn Park heart therapies maker to hire up to ten new workers, expand into a larger headquarters, and fund new rounds of further testing of its AltaValve device.

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