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Medtronic Buys Companion Medical

Medtronic Buys Smart Insulin Pen Company Companion Medical

Medtronic, a leading medical technology company, announced its plans to buy Companion Medical, a company best known for making the FDA-cleared InPen, an insulin pen that integrates a companion app. The addition of Companion Medical’s InPen to the Medtronic portfolio expands the company’s ability to serve people where they are in their diabetes journey and […]
Garmin Acquires Firstbeat Analytics

Garmin Acquires Finnish Company Firstbeat Analytics

Garmin announced that it has purchased Firstbeat Technologies’ Firstbeat Analytics, a Finnish company that Garmin relies on to turn data from its wearables into actionable health and performance information. Firstbeat Technologies will continue operating its Wellness and Professional Sports businesses. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more Firstbeat Introduces Firstbeat Sports […]
Sharecare acquires MindSciences

Digital Health Company Sharecare Acquires Behavior Change Platform MindSciences

Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced that it has acquired MindSciences, the leader in evidence-based behavior change apps. Founded by renowned neuroscientist and behavior change expert, Dr. Jud Brewer, MindSciences provides best-in-class digital therapeutics that help people reverse unhealthy habits involving food, tobacco, stress […]
StretchSense buys MocapNow

StretchSense, Maker Of Stretch Sensor Motion Capture Glove Acquires US Company MocapNow

StretchSense, creators of the world’s first stretch sensor motion capture glove, announced the acquisition of Seattle-based animation heavyweight MocapNow via a share swap, completing several months of negotiation. The acquisition cements the position of the company’s product, the MoCap Pro Glove, as the leading finger tracking device in North America, reports StretchSense. “I am super […]
Medopad Rebrands As Huma

Medopad Rebrands As Huma, Acquires Healthtech Startups BioBeats and Tarilian Laser

Medopad, a British healthcare technology company based in London, has changed its name to Huma and acquired two UK-based AI and wearable technology businesses, BioBeats and Tarilian Laser Technologies (TLT). The rebrand and acquisitions support the company’s mission to use insights gathered by remote monitoring to help healthcare, life sciences and innovation partners understand, treat […]
Medtronic buys Klue

Medtronic Buys Diabetes Management Startup Klue to Strengthen Personalized Closed Loop System

Irish Medtech giant Medtronic has acquired California-based Klue, a startup that uses gesture sensing and other behavioral health metrics to determine when a user is consuming food, providing real-time insights into eating habits. Related Klue Announces Partnership with Stanford and Crossover Health for Its Behavior Change Tracker Klue’s technology is expected to be incorporated into […]