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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.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report recommending the 510(k) process be scrapped. Read more about the medical device industry’s reaction.
If a healthcare business owner tracks employees’ social media activity, it requires striking a balance between company reputation monitoring and employee privacy.
Innovations receiving funding at North Carolina State University include two projects with healthcare applications: work on a new Salmonella vaccine and wound-healing bandages.
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.
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.
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.
Healthcare entrepreneurs looking for a unique but effective route to financing should consider innovation parks.
Physician-consultants and medical device startups often don’t realize that failure to draft a tight physician-consultant contract could result in violations of federal laws and criminal and civil penalties. Read more about the guidelines for these contracts.
A medical device startup with a better way to penetrate coronary artery blockages plans to use a Third Frontier grant for human testing of the device, followed by application for FDA clearance.
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