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Scotland’s life sciences companies raised a record £85 million of equity investment during the past year, including a surge in international venture capital support, according to new figures released by Life Sciences Scotland. Read more

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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has announced a $200 million investment in the company’s facilities in Nebraska that will create 300 new jobs statewide. Read more

North America

Life sciences investment manager Deepbridge Capital has announced the launch of Deepbridge Syndicate, an online investment platform created to facilitate investment by elective professional investors in to healthcare innovation. Read more

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The Israeli medical device sector offers opportunities for companies across the globe. Daniel Green partner at Israeli law firm Yigal Arnon & Co, examines the rise of Chinese investment in the Israeli medical device industry. Read more

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Theresa May will announce a ten-point industrial strategy as part of the government’s interventionist approach to help boost the UK economy. Read more

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A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for selling investors fake medical devices inspired by the sci-fi TV show Star Trek. Read more

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Earlier this month, medical technology and services company Medtronic cut its full-year earnings and saw shares fall by more than 8%. Read more

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Government business support group Innovate UK is offering a range of funding for innovations and services across the life sciences sector. Read more

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Life sciences technologies company Surmodics has announced the creation of 100 new medtech jobs following the company’s acquisition of Creagh Medical in Ballinasloe, Galway in November 2015 Read more

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Gilde Healthcare IV, a €250 million fund targetting digital health, medtech and therapeutics, which is backed by major players including Philips and Johnson & Johnson, closes today Read more

The 2016 Healthtech Summit featuring 3 learning and panel sessions will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland on June 21st. Read more

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Amadeus, a global technology investor, has invested in Inotec’s advanced wound care technology Read more

Devices

Victrex will invest up to £15m ($22.7m) in downstream manufacturing for the medical and industrial sectors Read more

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James Baillieu, senior associate at global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, lists the trends and developments we can expect to see in the life science sector in the coming years Read more

Opinion

Cavidi has been loaned €10 million by the European Investment Bank for developing a next generation automated resting device for HIV viral load Read more

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