Stryker spends $500m to re-up on robots
Deal is the fifth largest robotics surgery purchase ever, and the second big move from Stryker.
Auris acquisition could prompt more mega VC rounds
The J&J-Auris tie-up will yield a huge return for investors who went in big.
J&J’s Auris buy looks like a Verb swerve
Johnson & Johnson’s $3.4bn move for the robotic surgery specialist Auris Health could be bad news for its Verb Surgical joint venture.
Fewer than 200 medtech VC rounds closed in 2018
Investors swerve traditional medical devices in favour of artificial intelligence-enabled diagnostics.