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Business incubators: What you should look for when choosing one
OConnell Brian
7/26/2011
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Interested in getting your fledgling healthcare business into a business incubator? That’s fine – even commendable – but just make sure you do your due diligence first.

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Medical device startup launched by home designer with an idea
Glenn Brandon
7/27/2011
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Medical device startups often are created out of the entrepreneur’s desire to solve a medical problem. It’s no different with Continental Dry Works and its male urinary incontinence product, The Pocket.

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Lessons from an entrepreneur after a near-death experience
OConnell Brian
7/28/2011
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If you had a near-death experience, would it change your life – and the way you run your business? Read what an entrepreneur and plane crash survivor has to say.

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Healthcare startup investments strong in Minnesota, Ohio
Glenn Brandon
7/29/2011
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Healthcare startups in Minnesota and Ohio are leading the Midwest in attracting investment dollars this year, but healthcare startup investing for the Midwest as a whole has fallen.

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IOM report is a step backwards for medical device companies
Healing Innovation
8/1/2011
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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report recommending the 510(k) process be scrapped. Read more about the medical device industry’s reaction.

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Tracking your employees' social networking activity: Should you do it?
OConnell Brian
8/2/2011
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If a healthcare business owner tracks employees’ social media activity, it requires striking a balance between company reputation monitoring and employee privacy.

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Seed money going to two healthcare projects at N.C. State
Vinluan Frank
8/3/2011
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Innovations receiving funding at North Carolina State University include two projects with healthcare applications: work on a new Salmonella vaccine and wound-healing bandages.

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Science-based startups to benefit from new National Science Foundation program
OConnell Brian
8/4/2011
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Scientific researchers -- and their ideas -- will benefit from a new National Science Foundation effort to bring innovative ideas to market. The NSF Innovation Corps will fund 100 projects a year.

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New marine biotech center to support commercialization of biotech products
Vinluan Frank
8/5/2011
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A new marine biotech center will be established to help companies commercialize biotech-based products originating on the North Carolina coast. The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded a $2.5 million, four-year grant for the center.

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FDA medical device reviewers to undergo training
Parmar Arundhati
8/8/2011
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been criticized for its reviewers at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health. In response to this, the CDRH will launch a reviewer certification and training program in September.

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