Medical Device

Femasys’ FemCath, an Intrauterine Device for Selective Tubal Evaluation, Is Now Commercially Available

Femasys, a biomedical company aiming to meet women’s needs worldwide by developing a suite of product candidates that include minimally invasive, in-office technologies for reproductive health, has announced that its product, FemCath, the first FDA-cleared intrauterine catheter for selective tubal evaluation, is now commercially available. FemCath is used in conjunction with Femasys’ FemVue device for an ultrasound-based diagnostic test as part of…

Organon Invests $8M in Claria Medical to Support the Development of an Investigational Medical Device for Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

Women’s health focused pharma company Organon has made a $8M strategic investment in Claria Medical, a privately-held company developing an investigational medical device being studied for use during minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomy. The agreement also grants Organon the option to acquire Claria Medical in the future. “Hysterectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgeries for women, which is why it is critical…

Medtech Company Aspivix Adds $5M in Series A+ Funding to Expand in Europe and the US

ASPIVIX, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women’s healthcare and maker of the new generation of non-traumatic cervix stabilizer CAREVIX has raised $5 million in Series A+ funding led by HEMEX. Other participants in the round include existing investors 4FOx ventures and Zürcher Kantonalbank, as well as new investor LaunchPad APAC. ASPIVIX will use this new investment to enter the market in Europe and the…

Women’s Health Focused Medtech Company Hologic Opens a New Innovation Center in France

Hologic, a medtech company primarily focused on improving women’s health is opening a new Innovation Center in Aix-en-Provence, France today . This announcement follows Hologic’s 2019 acquisition of Aix-en-Provence-based SuperSonic Imagine. The new commercial office, training and research and development facility will support Hologic’s ultrasound, interventional and surgical solutions across the continuum of breast health care. Antoine Bara, Hologic France’s General Manager…

CooperCompanies Announces Plans to Acquire Cook Medical’s Reproductive Health Business

Cook Medical has signed a letter of intent with CooperCompanies to sell the entirety of Cook’s Reproductive Health business within the MedSurg division. CooperCompanies, a publicly held healthcare company, is focused on women’s health and fertility solutions, providing innovative products and services for every step in the ART journey. Under the proposed transaction, CooperCompanies will pay $875M comprised of $675M at closing…

Medical Device Company Caldera Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Desara TVez for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Caldera Medical, a medical device company that develops surgical products for the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, and Polyps, has announced the launch of Desara TVez. Desera TVez is the newest addition to Caldera Medical’s Desera family of products, that offers surgeons a system that is flexible and easy to use. Commenting on the Desera TVez Launch Caldera Medical CEO…

Minerva Surgical Launches a New Educational Website for Women Living with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Minerva Surgical, a women’s health company focused on the treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB), has launched a new consumer education portal: AUB and Me, which was showcased at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) 50th Global Congress earlier this week. Minerva Surgical is a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing minimally invasive solutions to meet the distinct…

Gynecological Imaging Startup Illumigyn Raises $33M to Invest in Global Expansion and Research

Gynecological imaging startup Illumigyn has raised $33M from investors including Yozma Group Korea and Ubicom Holdings Japan to fund its global expansion. The company’s vision is to disrupt the medical field of gynecology with a complete platform solution featuring the Gynescope System, a new and FDA cleared “gynecology endoscope” and cloud platform service. Illumigyn was founded in Israel by Ran Poliakine and…