Category Archives: Medical Technology

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Could Star Trek’s Replicator Become a Reality with 3D Printing Technology?

The TV franchise Star Trek featured some amazing technological advancements that have continued to intrigue us for many years. For example, the “replicator” was a device that was able to instantly produce nearly any object, food or medicine on demand. Imagine how such a technology could change the way we live, the food we eat, and … Continue Reading

Your Health in the Cloud

As companies continue to implement mobile health apps, aggregate clinical trial results, and isolate disease through computer modeling, they are also focused on possible risks. Harnessing cloud technology gives rise to a constant concern about keeping sensitive data secure. Medicine has led the drive for nimble handling and accessibility of information.  Electronic health records and clinical … Continue Reading

Ingenuity in Israel’s Water

Israel is a garden of inventiveness and Israelis have a strong tradition of contributing to technology and life sciences. Breathing the innovation when I lived there, I was privileged to test PrimeSense’s 3D camera, help bring Notal Vision’s tool to gauge macular degeneration to the United States, deliver a turn-key VoIP network in Nigeria and Zambia … Continue Reading

M&A, Investment or Partnering Checklist for Medtech Companies

Emerging medical device companies should consider these points when weighing a potential merger, strategic partnership or investment: 1. Identify unmet medical needs Medical device titans are actively looking to acquire new technologies to treat unmet medical needs and drive market adoption. Larger medtech companies often view early-stage companies as outsourced R&D labs, and will pay a … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts MedTech Partnering Day

On Oct. 23, 2014, Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group hosted its inaugural MedTech Partnering Day from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the firm’s Boston office. This first of its kind event connected some of New England’s most innovative emerging medtech companies with strategic partners to maximize opportunities for collaboration, new business … Continue Reading
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