Medical Device

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…

Women’s Health Company Hologic Plans to Acquire Bolder Surgical for $160 Million

Women’s health company Hologic has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Bolder Surgical, a privately held company that provides advanced energy vessel sealing surgical devices, for approximately $160 million, subject to working capital and other customary closing adjustments. “This acquisition will broaden our growing Surgical portfolio by adding Bolder’s differentiated advanced vessel sealing and dissection tools that are used in laparoscopic procedures,”…

Organon Receives FDA Clearance for Technological Updates to the JADA System, a Medical Device to Control Postpartum Hemorrhage

Women’s health company Organon has received clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Special 510(k) for technological updates to the JADA System, intended to provide control and treatment of abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding or hemorrhage when conservative management is warranted. The product updates include a new kit configuration with updated packaging, as well as a streamlined design to…

Gynesonics Receives FDA Clearance for its Next Generation Sonata System

Gynesonics, a women’s healthcare company focused on the development of minimally invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, has received FDA clearance for Sonata System 2.2, which provides new benefits for facilities, physicians and patients. These benefits include a 20% reduction in the smallest ablation size setting, which greatly increases the ability to treat fibroids in tighter anatomical locations, new software advances that…