The coronavirus outbreak has caused unprecedented levels of chaos and disruption around the world. As the global need for protective equipment, intensive care and infection prevention has grown exponentially, the medical device industry has become instrumental in the battle...
Just over a month ago, when the WHO announced that the number of coronavirus cases outside China was officially bigger than inside-China infections, we began to see the implications of COVID-19 for businesses and the global economy. As of today,...
With the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic all over the globe, most companies have now implemented a full-time work from home policy until further notice. While for some people this way of working is nothing new, for most...
The global medical device industry enjoyed another dynamic year in 2019. The past 12 months were marked by a spectacular rise of new trends and technologies, notably across digital health, wearables and robotic surgery, as well as regulatory upheaval. As...
What are the biggest medtech news and key developments that have marked 2019 so far? Let's take a look at some industry highlights across regulatory approvals, innovation and clinical trials, funding and M&A as picked by our medtech community: 1. Implantable...
Since the beginning of the 21st century, we‘ve seen a massive upsurge of innovative combinations between drugs, devices, biologics, and most recently software and AI. Drug-eluting implants, ingestible electronics, smart pacemakers, insulin pumps, patches and all sorts of wearables...
Industry 4.0 or the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ refers to an ongoing process whereby manufacturing technologies are moving into the realm of the Cyber-Physical, gradually replacing the processes and technologies of the 'digital' or 'third' industrial revolution. Indicative elements of this...
For many of us, blockchain technology exists in our consciousness merely as a companion concept for cryptocurrency transactions. We understand that it has revolutionary capability because of this, but we know little else about the wider capability of blockchain to...
In 2018 the number of medical devices on the market grew larger than ever before. At Guided Solutions we keep our ear to the ground and provide daily updates on the most important industry developments across innovations, clinical trials,...

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