Medtronic Breaks Ground on Training Facility in Western China
Medtronic Breaks Ground on Training Facility in Western China

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the medical device maker said its operations in northern California appear to be standing yet inaccessible as wildfires rage on.

Mayo-Boston Scientific Collaboration Advances with New Heart Surgery Device
Mayo-Boston Scientific Collaboration Advances with New Heart Surgery Device

Two parties file patent application for unique self-centering catheter guide.

Australian Medtech Firm with Minnesota Presence Deepens Ties to Mayo Clinic
Australian Medtech Firm with Minnesota Presence Deepens Ties to Mayo Clinic

Medibio Ltd. also wrapped a nearly $14 million funding round this week.

MicroOptx Wins 2017 MN Cup
MicroOptx Wins 2017 MN Cup

The Maple Grove-based startup says their device might be able to cure glaucoma.

New SE Minnesota Angel Fund Breaks Million-Dollar Mark
New SE Minnesota Angel Fund Breaks Million-Dollar Mark

The latest investment came from Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation philanthropists.

A $2 Million Boost for Heart Valve Disease Research
A $2 Million Boost for Heart Valve Disease Research

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation already a national leader.

Murata Acquiring St. Paul-based Vios in $102M Reverse Triangle Merger
Murata Acquiring St. Paul-based Vios in $102M Reverse Triangle Merger

The Japanese electronic components maker will pay for Vios with a mix of stock and cash.

EnteroMedics to Acquire California Weight-Loss Device Maker
EnteroMedics to Acquire California Weight-Loss Device Maker

The transaction is complementary to the Roseville medtech company's offerings.

Howard Root on the State of Minnesota's Medical Device Industry
Howard Root on the State of Minnesota's Medical Device Industry

The former chief executive of Vascular Solutions beat federal charges of off-label use. Now he discusses his next move, and why government oversight is hampering the medical device industry.