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Isansys announces that its advanced wireless patient monitoring platform granted key US patent

Isansys Lifecare, developer of the world’s most advanced real-time patient data collection and analysis platform, has been granted a US patent covering a key feature of its Lifetouch cardiac sensor

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Inivata Achieves Major Milestone with Draft Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for InVisionFirst™Lung Liquid Biopsy Test

Draft Coverage Supports the Use of InVisionFirst-Lung for Aiding in the Management of Patients with Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer . Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy,  announced on 13 September that Palmetto GBA, a Medicare Administrative Contractor that  evaluates diagnostic technology through its laboratory technology assessment group, MolDx, has published a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for the InVisionFirst-Lung test.

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Wickham Laboratories will be exhibit at Medical Technology Ireland 2018

Wickham Laboratories Ltd will be exhibiting at the Medical Technology Ireland Conference on the 26 and 27 of September at the Galway Racecourse in Galway, Ireland. 

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Arecor secures £6m investment for the clinical development of its diabetes speciality pharma portfolio

On 10 September 2018 Arecor Ltd, the UK-based leader in developing superior biopharmaceuticals through the application of an innovative formulation technology platform, announced that it has secured £6.0 million of investment from new and existing investors for the clinical development of the Company’s speciality pharma portfolio of proprietary diabetes products.

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Inivata Strengthens Senior Leadership Ahead of Next Stage of Company Growth

Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy, today, 12 September, announces the strengthening of its senior leadership team with the appointment of Clive Morris, formerly Chief Medical Officer, as Chief Executive Officer, Stacy Chick as Chief Commercial Officer and Thomas Schlumpberger as VP Business Development.

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Inivata to Present New Clinical Data on the Utility of the InVision® Liquid Biopsy Platform in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer at the World Conference on Lung Cancer

Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy announces that the company and its world-leading collaborators will showcase cutting-edge data in two mini oral presentations and six posters at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) 23 - 26 September in Toronto. The details are as follows:

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BioCity Group appoints leading life sciences expert to the Board to drive growth

BioCity, the Nottingham-headquartered life sciences incubation business, has appointed Stuart Henderson to the Board to help drive its growth and further strengthen its connections within the life sciences sector.

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BTG snaps up Ireland’s Novate Medical in a deal worth up to $150M

BTG, a British specialist healthcare group has acquired Novate Medical, a pulmonary embolism-focused medtech startup. While the upfront fee is a modest $20 million, BTG is on the hook for up to $130 million more in potential commercial and sales-related milestone payments. 

Under the deal, BTG will pick up Novate’s Sentry device, a bioconvertible filter for the inferior vena cava (IVC) that scored FDA clearance last year. It is indicated for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE), or the blockage of a major artery in the lung usually caused by a blood clot that has traveled from elsewhere in the body. The Sentry filter is indicated for patients at high risk of PE for whom anticoagulants have failed or are contraindicated, and in patients requiring emergency treatment for PE. 

BTG plans to launch the device in the U.S. in the second half of its 2018/2019 fiscal year. 

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Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) Observatory initiative of the European Commission.

The KETs Observatory is an online monitoring platform that aims to provide the EU, national and regional policy makers and business stakeholders with quantitative and qualitative information on the deployment of Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) both within the EU and in comparison with other world regions (e.g. East Asia, North America). As contract holders of the second phase of this initiative, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) are currently working on on patents, production, employment and trade for each key enabling technology. The data are available in a database format, as well as in the individual country prupdating and advancing the KETs Observatory website. PwC are publishing the most recent sets of quantitative data ofiles for EU and non-EU countries. Additionally, they have published a series of analytical reports on specific promising KETs-based products, that have a high potential for large-scale manufacturing in Europe. No comparable initiative exists on this scale. This type of informatio ...

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Evox raises €37m in Series B Round

Oxford, UK: Exosome drug delivery specialist Evox Therapeutics Ltd has closed a €37.1m (£35.5m) Series B financing round led by Redmile Group and significant contributions from GV (Google Ventures) and Cowen Healthcare Investments.

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