Diabetes device makers lead the smaller medtechs
Insulin pumps and glucose sensors flew off the shelves, whereas liquid biopsy developers both soared and sank.
Telemedicine and the “Zoom effect” boost big-cap medtech
In the second half of 2020 medtech began a tentative – and possibly short-lived – recovery.
Smaller device makers put in a muted performance
Mid- and small-cap medtechs find themselves at the mercy of government responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
De novo device clearances fall out of fashion
The overall rate of device approvals in 2019 is holding steady on last year – but the types of approvals are different.
Mid cap device makers find rewards in cancer and diabetes
Investor excitement about smaller medtechs’ technology is unchecked, but these groups will have to deliver on their promises.
Zolgensma heads up spate of US approvals
The US FDA granted seven approvals in two days last week, including an eagerly awaited thumbs-up for Novartis’s gene therapy Zolgensma.