Despair engulfs smaller device companies
The nightmare on the public markets is not confined to the bigger groups.
Freenome aims to take on the big beasts
Forthcoming data in colorectal cancer screening could put the company’s liquid biopsy on the market – but it looks like Guardant might get there first.
Pacbio is in it for the long run
The sequencing sector is changing fast, but Pacbio believes its technology can hold out against its rivals.
Diabetes device makers lead the smaller medtechs
Insulin pumps and glucose sensors flew off the shelves, whereas liquid biopsy developers both soared and sank.
Smaller medtechs suffer, but not from Covid-19
Emergence from lockdown is the driving force behind many – but not all – of the small and mid-cap share price moves.
Invitae borrows against the future
Cancer diagnosis is likely to see a huge resurgence in demand as the pandemic ebbs, and Invitae wants to be ready.