Stryker Becomes Smart Robotics Joint Replacement Parter Of Minor League Baseball

KALAMAZOO - Stryker and Minor League Baseball have entered into a first-of-its-kind multiyear national partnership, designating the medical device company as The Official SmartRobotics Joint Replacement Partner of Minor League Baseball. Stryker is also the presenting partner of Own the Walk – the first national platform that encourages fans of all ages to stay active

By |2021-05-05T12:31:48-04:00May 4th, 2021|Featured, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Henry Ford Innovations Invites Entrepreneurs To Digitize Health Inquires

DETROIT – Henry Ford Innovations, in partnership with Google Cloud and Miracle Software Systems, will launch an international competition hosted in Detroit, inviting entrepreneurs to propose their top ideas for reducing health inequities through the use of digital technology. Henry Ford Innovations is the innovations arm of Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System.  The winner will

By |2021-05-03T18:28:13-04:00May 3rd, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Genomenon Completes $5.3 Million Financing Round

ANN-ARBOR—Genomenon, the genetics informatics company, has completed a $5.3 million financing round, company officials announced.  The financing will enable the company to expand its commercial operations, which serve genetic testing labs, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biopharma companies. New investors in this round of financing included BroadOak Capital Partners LLC of Bethesda, Md., Green Park & Golf

By |2021-03-26T15:10:29-04:00March 26th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Healthcare Services Leader Ted Bucknam Joins Hygieia As President

LIVONIA  – Hygieia, a digital health company for insulin therapy management, has appointed Ted Bucknam as president. Bucknam will spearhead the company’s clinical expansion, working with endocrinologists, referring physicians and clinic partners throughout Michigan and the U.S. Bucknam’s decades in healthcare operations include senior leadership positions with Concentra, Inc., a national provider of occupational medicine

By |2021-03-25T21:19:12-04:00March 25th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Swift Biosciences Bought By DNA Technologies – To Remain In Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR - Swift Biosciences, a pioneer in the development of Next-Generation Sequencing library preparation genomics kits for academic, translational, and clinical research, has been acquired by Integrated DNA Technologies, an Iowa-based comprehensive genomics solutions provider. Terms were not announced.  IDT develops and makes nucleic acid products for academic and commercial research, agriculture, medical diagnostics,

By |2021-03-13T11:44:15-05:00March 13th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Newsweek Names Several Michigan Hospitals As Best In World In 2021

DETROIT - Several Metro Detroit and Michigan hospitals have been recognized as some of the best in the country and in the world by American news magazine Newsweek, including Michigan Medicine and Beaumont. For its third consecutive year, Newsweek has published its list of the “World’s Best Hospitals 2021,” in which global data is used

By |2021-03-07T10:47:41-05:00March 7th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

XlerateHealth In Flint Seeks Applicants For July Health Startup Cohort

ANN ARBOR - Sabastian Alvim from Flint's XlerateHealth said his accelerator is seeking applicants from healthcare startups and early stage companies to participate in its July cohort. Only six companies will be selected. But here are some of the details: Calling all Flint and Genesee county healthcare entrepreneurs, innovators and startups! Apply for the 2021

By |2021-02-18T15:32:40-05:00February 18th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, mitechtv|

VibeTech Partners With Metal Components To Make Portable Vibration Therapy Device

ANN ARBOR - Jeff Leismer, the CEO of VibeTech, a Wisconsin-based vibration rehabilitation therapy, is now working with Metal Components of Grand Rapids, MI., to build a portable version of its therapeutic device that can help people with leg injuries regain bone and muscle mass. VibeTech Enterprises LLC has cut a deal with Grand Rapids-based

By |2021-02-16T21:18:31-05:00February 16th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, mitechtv|

Wisconsin Medical Device Company Cuts Deal With Grand Rapids-Based Metal Components

SHEBOYGON, WI – VibeTech Enterprises LLC has cut a deal with Grand Rapids-based Metal Components to make a strength and mobility-improving medical device for seniors. VibeTech is a NASA spin off company that develops and commercializes state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment incorporating therapeutic vibration. As part of this arrangement, Metal Components will help VibeTech gain market traction

By |2021-02-14T16:19:28-05:00February 14th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

XLerateHealth Incubator In Flint Seeks Applicants For Its 2021 Startup Cohort

FLINT - XLerateHealth, a healthcare accelerator, is starting to recruit for its 2021 Flint Startup Cohort. Sebastian Alvim from XLerateHealth will be on MITech TV at 2 pm Feb. 15 to discuss. But here are some of the details: Calling all Flint and Genesee county healthcare entrepreneurs, innovators and startups! Apply for the 2021 XLerateHealth

By |2021-02-13T17:22:36-05:00February 13th, 2021|Featured, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|