10 Orthopedic Device Company Partnerships and Acquisitions

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Friday, 07 October 2011 20:21
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Here are 10 recent orthopedic device company partnerships and acquisitions.
Cayenne Medical partnered with Parametrics Medical to co-market the company's high quality bone and tissue autografts.

DJO Global recently entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Exos to sell the company's upper extremities products and incorporate its thermoformable polymer technology into American markets.

ImagIQ, a Cleveland-based medical device company, has partnered with Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute for continuing joint replacement research using three dimensional imaging analytics to enhance orthopedic implant wear studies.

Integra LifeSciences acquired upper-extremities device company Ascension Orthopedics for $65 million.

Medtronic completed the acquisition of two device companies: PEAK Surgical, which is focused on incision technology for general surgery, ENT and plastic reconstructive applications; and Salient Surgical Technologies, which his focused on devices that use advanced energy for haemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone for orthopedic, spine and thoracic procedures.

Smith & Nephew signed a distribution agreement with French biotechnology company Grafty's to distribute the company's fast-setting, macroporous calcium phosphate bone void filler.

Stryker recently completed its $135 million acquisition of Concentric Medical, a company focused on developing minimally invasive products for treating acute ischemic stroke.

Stryker has also partnered with the OrthoSensor Knee Trial designed for use with Stryker's Triathlon Knee System.

Wright Medical Group signed an agreement with ArthroCare to distribute ArthroCare's devices associated with soft tissue fixation of the foot and ankle.

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Integra LifeSciences Introduces Two New Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Tools

Stryker Completes Acquisition of Concentric Medical

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