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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
Accelerators provide lots of helpful things to startups, but don't really generate venture capital returns, according to a recent panel. Read more about the discussion.
Getting government funding can be difficult for life sciences startups, but it can be done. Read more for tips on how to get SBIR and STTR grants.
Although the compensation structure for venture capital funds may not be ideal, it does not appear to be changing anytime soon. Read more about the pros and cons of the VC pay model.
Medical device startups need to know when it’s worthwhile to make use of the pre-IDE process. The FDA review team can provide valuable insight to the medical business, but there are drawbacks, too. Read more to find out the pros and cons of the pre-IDE process.
More hospitals are realizing the profitability of medical device licensing in the healthcare business. Read more on intellectual property ownership in hospitals.
The FDA has been sluggish in the approval of innovative medical devices. Read more on how delayed approval could endanger venture funding for medical device startups.
Earlier this month, Johnson & Johnson pulled out of the heart stent market amid struggling sales of its products. Read more on how this move reveals the need for continuous innovation in the healthcare business landscape.
Creators of new innovative medical devices need to know how to protect their ideas. Read more for tips on the best ways to do this.
Pharmaceutical companies are benefitting from partnerships with academic medical institutions, but can biotech companies do the same? Read more on clinician impact on medical device innovation.
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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