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The surprising truth about succeeding with innovation

Business

1 Apr '15

What you can learn from Coloplast’s perspective-driven approach to innovation. Coloplast, a long established leader in ostomy and continence care, was losing its competitive edge. Despite an endless stream of new products with ever more new features in the pipeline, they kept missing their sales targets. Coloplast found that its traditional market research was only leading them further astray: the research reported that there were thousands of possible problems to...

Mikkel Brok-Kristensen ReD Associates
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What the ''take-off'' of digital health...

Digital, Business

29 Apr ‘15

2015 has been predicted, by many commentators, as the year that digital health will officially ‘’take off’’ due to increased consumer-wide acceptance, a growing array of digitally enabled...

Charlie Hayward Financial Times Live

Beefing up safeguards against corruption: Where is the medt...

Ethics

21 Apr ‘15

Eight years ago, I was interviewing executives of a prospective Chinese distributor for my employer, a publicly-traded medical device company based in California. “We understand that it is...

Carolyn M. Bruguera, Esq. R-Squared Services and Solutions, Inc.

Horizon Prize for better use of antibiotics – Compete, inno...

Value

15 Apr ‘15

The European Commission launched a €1 million prize for a diagnostic test to combat antibiotic resistance. The challenge is to develop a rapid test that will allow healthcare...

Birgit Van Tongelen European Commission DG Research &...

The MedTech Industry and Startups: they NEED each other and...

Business

7 Apr ‘15

Europe is known for its excellent startup ecosystem. Moreover, the medtech industry in Europe is made up of 95% SMEs. If we want the innovation successes of past...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

The surprising truth about succeeding with innovation

Business

1 Apr ‘15

What you can learn from Coloplast’s perspective-driven approach to innovation. Coloplast, a long established leader in ostomy and continence care, was losing its competitive edge. Despite an endless...

Mikkel Brok-Kristensen ReD Associates

New EP, new Commission, another Presidency – Where does the...

Regulation

18 Mar ‘15

When the European Parliament finalised their amendments for the Proposal for a Regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices in October 2013, they set the scene for a...