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How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Sonendo)
  Name: Sonendo Location: Laguna Hills, California Amount Raised: $35  million Investors: Fjord Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, NeoMed Management As, OrbiMed Advisors...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Avinger)
    Name: Avinger Location: Redwood City, California Amount Raised: $34.8 million Investors: Lucas Venture Grop Product: The com...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Minerva Surgical)
  Name: Minerva Surgical Location: Cupertino, California Amount Raised: $25.5 million Investors: NEA, Versant Ventures Product: The company is developing a de...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Ivantis)
     Name: Ivantis Location: Irvine, California Amount Raised: $25 million Investors: Ascension Health Ventures, Delphi Ventures EDB Investments Pte Ltd, Foresite...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (iHealth)
  Name: iHealth Lab Location: Mountain View, California Amount Raised: $25 million Investors: Xiaomi Ventures Product: The company makes va...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Rotation Medical)
    Name: Rotation Medical Location: Plymouth, Minnesota Amount Raised: $21.7 million Investors: Life Sciences Partners, NEA, Pappas Venturs, Undisclosed...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (CardioDx)
  Name: CardioDx  Location: Palo Alto, California Amount Raised: $20.9 million Investors: Artiman Ventures, Asset Management Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufie...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Acutus)
Name: Acutus Medical  Location: San Diego, California Amount Raised: $20.6 million  Investors: Undisclosed  Product: Funding will help t...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (Fractyl)
  Name: Fractyl Labs  Location: Waltham, Massachussetts Amount Raised: $19.8 million Investors: Bessemer Venture Partners, Domain Associates, General Catalyst ...
(October, 2014)
How Much Did Medical Device Companies Raise in Q3? (slideshow)
Medical device companies raised more money in the third quarter than in Q3, 2014, but less than what they raised in the previous quarter. A slideshow shows the 10 companies that raised the most money in Q3.
(October, 2014)
How Much Do Hospitals Pay To Buy CardioMEMS's Heart Failure Device?
How much are hospitals paying to buy this clinically novel technology for heart failure patients?  
(October, 2014)
MAKO Surgical Robot Sales Still Missing Stryker’s Expectations
Though the company sees signs that demand for capital equipment among hospitals is improving, it’s still having trouble selling MAKO surgical robots.
(October, 2014)
Reducing Contamination Using Ionized-Air Blow-Offs
Ceiling-mounted and overhead ionization systems remove vastly more particles than regular-air blowers do.
(October, 2014)
Patent Fight Between Covidien and J&J's Ethicon Heats Up
Covidien has won a preliminary injuction to stop Ethicon from manufacturing, marketing, and selling its Harmonic Ace+7 ultrasonic surgery device.   
(October, 2014)
Qualcomm Acquires CSR in Billion-Dollar Internet of Things Deal
 Qualcomm has made a major play into the Internet of Things by acquiring Bluetooth company CSR. 
(October, 2014)
California VC Firm Raises $675M; More Than $200M Planned For Healthcare
Canaan Partners just raised $675 million. A general partner talks about how to get a shot at the roughly $200-$225 million meant for healthcare companies.  
(October, 2014)
Small Joints Market Outpaces Hips and Knees
Collectively, the small joints market in the United States has experienced and will continue to experience steady growth.
(October, 2014)
Where Does JNJ Believe The Opportunity Is For Growth in Medtech?
Growth in medtech these days is an elusive concept. Where does a senior J&J executive believe it can be found? 
(October, 2014)
FDA Approves World's First Drug-Coated Angioplasty Balloon Catheter
FDA approves the world's first drug-coated angioplasty balloon catheter to treat peripheral artery disease.  
(October, 2014)
Samsung Just Made Wi-Fi Five Times Faster
Samsung is developing a new Wi-Fi standard that promises a giant leap in speeds for connected devices.
(October, 2014)
Researcher: FDA Cyber Security Guidance Will Help ‘Stop the Bleeding’
University of Michigan associate professor Kevin Fu says FDA’s guidance on medical device cyber security will help improve the security of devices but warns that it doesn’t go far enough. 
(October, 2014)
How to Test Shape Memory Alloys
Maintaining the quality of shape memory materials requires a careful evaluation of their properties and the environments in which they will be deployed.
(October, 2014)
Medtronic Details New Post-Merger Structure Sans Covidien CEO
Medtronic creates four business groups, including a separate Covidien business, as details of a post-merger company minus Covidien CEO Jose Almeida emerges.  
(October, 2014)
Top 20 Medtech Companies in 2020 (JNJ)
                    1. Johnson & Johnson   Revenue ...
(October, 2014)
Top 20 Medtech Companies in 2020 (Siemens)
                   2. Siemens   Revenue 20...
(October, 2014)