Class Action Suit Against Medtronic Remanded to District Court
Class Action Suit Against Medtronic Remanded to District Court

The lawsuit, filed three years ago, revolves around how shareholders were affected by Medtronic’s $50 billion purchase of Covidien in 2014.

Inspire Medical Systems is Minnesota’s Fastest-Growing Private Co.
Inspire Medical Systems is Minnesota’s Fastest-Growing Private Co.

The sleep apnea device maker was the only private company from the state to rank within the top 100 on the Inc. 5000 list for 2017.

Preceptis Medical is Seeking $1M
Preceptis Medical is Seeking $1M

The local startup, which won the 2013 Minnesota Cup, makes a minimally invasive device used to treat children with serious ear infections and other conditions.

EnteroMedics Sales, Profits Fall Sharply in Q2
EnteroMedics Sales, Profits Fall Sharply in Q2

Sales were down 66 percent and the medical device maker’s net loss grew by 37 percent during the April to June period.

U of M to Lead $500K Effort at Unlocking Secrets of Plant Microbiomes
U of M to Lead $500K Effort at Unlocking Secrets of Plant Microbiomes

Grant will enable new research network aimed at boosting ag sustainability.

Mayo’s Collaboration with Startup NeuroOne Includes an 11 Percent Stake
Mayo’s Collaboration with Startup NeuroOne Includes an 11 Percent Stake

It is developing implantable system to detect, treat epileptic seizures.

Strong Demand for Urology Products Drives Cogentix Toward Positive Q2
Strong Demand for Urology Products Drives Cogentix Toward Positive Q2

The medical device maker dodged going red, unlike last quarter or the same period last year, as its PrimeSight system continued to drive revenue growth.

Brightstone Wants $100M for Early Stage Tech, Life Science Startup Fund
Brightstone Wants $100M for Early Stage Tech, Life Science Startup Fund

The venture capital firm has funded a number of successful, Minnesota-based startups such as BiteSquad, Gravie and the 2016 MN Cup winner Stemonix.

Cogentix Buys British Business Partner Genesis Medical
Cogentix Buys British Business Partner Genesis Medical

The private company is expected to bring in $800,000 in additional revenue, Cogentix said, and more than $2 million in incremental revenue next year.