INDUSTRY TRENDS

Diagnostics Sector Saw Increased Investment, Exits in 2018

Life science and health care companies had a banner year in 2018, with a record-breaking year for venture capital investment, according to Silicon Valley Bank's Trends in Healthcare Investments and … [Read more...]

EQUIPMENT

Innovation in Urine Collection Cuts Contamination, Retesting

Forte Medical (United Kingdom) characterizes traditional urine collection as a "start-stop-start-and-aim" endeavor that often devolves into a "hitand- miss process." To improve the … [Read more...]

REGULATORY

FDA Medical Device User Fees Rise as Part of Reauthorization

On Oct. 1, the new 2018 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees go into effect. Diagnostics manufacturers will notice increased medical device user fees, including a doubling of 510(k) … [Read more...]

EQUIPMENT

Survey Finds Expected Growth in Analytical Instrumentation Purchases

By Lori Solomon, Editor, Diagnostic Testing & Emerging Technologies A new survey reveals that laboratories are planning to increase equipment purchases this year, with analytical instrumentation … [Read more...]


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