Baltimore Medtech Sector a Key Asset for Ascending Biotech Cluster, Part Two

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This is Part Two of our series on the vibrant Baltimore medtech ecosystem gaining significant momentum in Baltimore. Part One featured five exciting companies, including CoapTech, JuneBrain, ClearMask, LifeSprout, and NextStep Robotics. 

Baltimore MedTech Sector a Key Asset for Ascending Biotech Cluster, Part One

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BioBuzz has been reporting on myriad medtech university system spinouts and maturing companies from the Baltimore area for a number of years; we’ve featured a number of exciting and promising individual companies. However, as we’ve stepped back a bit to examine more recent Baltimore biohub developments, it’s become clear that there is an unmistakable groundswell of medtech activity that’s transforming the Baltimore life sciences sector.

CoapTech Announces IDE Approval from FDA to Initiate Clinical Trial for its PUMA-G Peds System for Pediatric Gastrostomy

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CoapTech, Inc, a medical device company focused on delivering transformative solutions for minimally-invasive surgery, announced today it has received an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial for its PUMA-G Peds System, a device designed to provide a safer and more efficient way to place feeding tubes in children.

CoapTech Awarded Seed Fund Grant from Pennsylvania Pediatric Device Consortium

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CoapTech, Inc, a medical device company focused on delivering transformative solutions for minimally-invasive surgery, announced today it has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (“PPDC”) for its PUMA-G Peds System, a device designed to provide a safer way to place feeding tubes in children.

Baltimore’s CoapTech Receives CE Mark Approval and CPT Procedure Code for Its PUMA-G System

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CoapTech, Inc, a medical device company focused on delivering transformative solutions for minimally-invasive surgery, announced today it has received CE Mark certification, as well as an approved CPT Procedure Code for its PUMA-G System, the world’s first and only ultrasound gastrostomy system that allows physicians to place gastrostomy tubes at the point of care, using solely ultrasound imaging.

5 Questions with Bill Niland, CEO, ReGelTec, Inc.

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Bill Niland is a serial healthcare entrepreneur who has founded and successfully exited four different companies in the healthcare space. He holds 22 patents, is an angel investor, and sits on multiple medical device company boards.