54 blogs about the topic
Posted on 22.03.2023
Can IVD market sustain stellar growth?
Europe’s in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market has expanded sharply since 2020, with demand for SARS-CoV-2 tests driving double-digit growth for the past two years. In 2020, total revenues for the IVD sector rose by 29.1%That striking growth rate was eclipsed by 2021’s unprecedented growth of 43.7%.
Posted on 08.11.2022
International trade in medical technology leaves the COVID-19 pandemic behind
COVID-19 dampened global trade in medical technology products. So, when we compiled the latest edition of MedTech Europe Facts & Figures (F&F), we knew readers would be keen to see whether the sector had rebounded. (Spoiler alert: it has!) F&F is the ‘go to’ guide to Europe’s medical technology sector. Packed with robust data drawn […]
Posted on 05.10.2022
Thinking of joining an EU project? Read our top tips
The new Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has prompted companies in the medical technology industry to think about taking part in more EU projects. For some, this is a new opportunity to build on existing experience. For others, it’s a new venture. With the right preparation, there are real benefits on offer thanks to this exciting […]
Posted on 04.03.2021
Gender equality in the medtech sector: can Europe catch up?
I started my career in consumer goods in 1995, then medtech in 2005, and have seen attitudes to gender equality evolve, with growing awareness about the gender gap, and the importance of working with diverse teams. US companies in particular have been actively promoting diversity and inclusion in the past 10 years or so. In […]
Posted on 22.07.2019
Inspire today to better care tomorrow
Love at first sight At the age of seventeen, I was good in Math and Sciences, but I did not know what to study after secondary school. Five years later, I was going to be graduated from ULB (Brussels university) as a mechanical engineer, dedicating myself to mechanical structures and engines development. Then, through my […]
Posted on 08.07.2019
‘Will it make the boat go faster?’ Adopting a pragmatic approach to value-based healthcare
Sometimes innovations come along which transform the way we deliver healthcare. Despite the strain the global healthcare system is under, it’s a time of great opportunity. Advances in medical technology have the potential to make a huge difference to a lot of people’s lives. We’re seeing examples of wearable technologies which can help diagnose conditions […]
Posted on 12.12.2018
Unlocking the power of big data – Without compromising patient privacy
Deep learning is a form of machine learning with the potential to extract meaningful information from the mountains of data generated by healthcare companies. One of the major obstacles to embracing deep learning in the world of health arises from challenges around data sharing. As we all know, while there is no shortage of patient […]
Posted on 24.05.2017
Solution offers in the medtech industry – the diamond of successful monetization
From the medtech sector’s growth figures and revenue outlook, you would assume the industry’s success is guaranteed. Across the world, the population is aging, pushing up the demand for medical devices. However, as we dig a little deeper into market trends, we see that a positive revenue outlook doesn’t necessarily result in profitable growth. In […]
Posted on 20.12.2016
Reach More Patients. Restore More Lives.
A 2015 report from The Lancet Global Surgery Commission found that nearly one-third of the global burden of disease can be treated surgically and that 5 billion people lack access to safe and affordable surgical care. At Johnson & Johnson, we are looking to improve the standard of care and treatment, accelerating our pace of […]