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Deloitte Tackles Pros and Cons of Europe For Medtech

A new report commissioned by trade group MedTech Europe finds that while EU medtech businesses benefit from some government support and a strong talent pool, they continue to lag in attracting investors and face mounting regulatory challenges.

Europe Market Intelligence

European IVD Industry On Rocky Road; Veer Toward 'Pockets of Growth'

Despite challenges and projected European decline, the in vitro diagnostics market has enticing "pockets for growth" post-pandemic, industry leaders revealed at the MedTech Forum conference. Key drivers include healthcare decentralization and consumer pull for control over health. Opportunities exist in neurology, oncology, and direct-to-consumer testing.

Europe EU

German IVDs At The Turning Point: Digital And AI Show Future Market Direction

Europe’s largest national in vitro diagnostics market is evolving post-COVID, under the effects of new digital laws, artificial intelligence-enabled devices, apps on prescription and the rising popularity of continuous glucose monitors. The VDGH industry association’s latest survey indicates a changing market landscape for IVDs in 2024.

Germany Policy

J&J Refines Direction For Ottava

Delays have plagued J&J's soft tissue surgical robot. However, the company has now solidified at least its near-term plan and hopes to commence trials later this year.

Robotic Surgery Business Strategies

'Blah-Blah' May Subside, But Harnessing AI Ethically, Impactfully Is Key For Medtech In 2024

Views from medtech industry leaders and investors on the most significant uncertainties and opportunities facing the sector in 2024. 

Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity

Time Running Out To Comply With New EU Sustainability Legislation

At a webinar organized by the Association of the European Self-Care Industry, sustainability expert Onur Durmus, partner at ERM, gave an overview of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive and what consumer health companies must do to ensure compliance.

Sustainability Legislation

‘Faster, Better, More Efficient’ – Why Bayer Is Investing In ‘Precision Health’

Bayer's head of R&D and chief scientific officer David Evendon-Challis talked to Medtech Insight about the company's prescision health business, including a holistic and personalized approach to digital self-care.

Business Strategies Digital Health

Pear Bankruptcy Filing Highlights Difficult Challenges Facing Digital Therapeutics

Pear Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April and sold its remaining assets in an auction for about $6m. The demise of one the pioneers in the prescription digital therapeutics industry highlights the challenges PDT developers face getting their products reimbursed.

Digital Health Business Strategies

Haleon's Nick Tate: Tech Partnerships Key To Unlocking Digital Consumer Health Future

“There’s no one company, government, person or technology who is positioned to ‘solve’ the health of the world,” notes Haleon's Nick Tate. Which is why OTC companies are partnering with tech firms large and small to create the next generation of consumer healthcare products and services. In the first part of an exclusive interview on the future of digital consumer health, Tate – who heads up the firm’s incubator business, Haleon NEXT – discusses some of the complications of tech innovation that make such collaboration attractive.

United Kingdom Health

MDIC Cybersecurity Benchmarking Maturity Report: An ‘Honest Reflection’ Of The Industry

In an event hosted by the Medical Device Innovation Consortium, cybersecurity experts discussed a benchmark report on the state of cybersecurity in the device industry. The director of digital health product security policy at Medtronic previewed the updated Joint Security Plan.

Regulation Market Intelligence

So, You Built A Surgical Robot. How Do You Sell It?

CMR Surgical has grown rapidly since being founded just over eight years ago. However, unlike most other medtech companies, CMR is not selling a ~$30 diagnostic test, or a ~$5,000 pacemaker. It is selling a complex surgical robot, called Versius, with a price tag rumored to be in the seven figures. 

Robotic Surgery Growth

UK Diagnostic Capacity And Spending Below European Average

The UK’s diagnostics sector has faced “significant underinvestment” over recent years, according to researchers at health think tank The King’s Fund. A new report shows how the UK’s spending on diagnostics compares to other European countries.

Europe EU

Bisazza To Take The Helm As CEO of MedTech Europe From Early 2023

There is to be a smooth transition at the top of the EU’s largest medtech industry association as news emerges that Oliver Bisazza will step into the CEO position from early January.

EU Europe

LumiraDX And BIVDA Speak On Challenges Of Driving Adoption Of Valuable Diagnostics

Diagnostics such as c-reactive protein tests are more sensitive than ever before, but manufacturers are still struggling to place them in primary care and community settings where they can make huge differences.

Market Intelligence Platform Technologies

MedTech Europe’s 2022 Report: Germany Top For Medical Device And IVD Sales

MedTech Europe’s latest annual report unveils facts and figures that contextualize the European market against the global stage and highlight which countries are leading the way for medtech sales and employment.

Europe EU

Report Digest: A Trio Of Drug Delivery Technologies

In this episode of Report Digest, UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering speaks to analyst Carrie Neptune about three Meddevicetracker reports on drug delivery technology.

Drug Delivery Technology Market Intelligence
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