New medical technology development is active and driving the formation of many new medical technology companies. In MedMarket Diligence’s tracking of medtech startups (with an emphasis on medical device technologies as well as those complementary to, or directly competing with, them), over 280 companies have been founded since early 2006. Below is a distribution of the startup companies by the area of clinical and/or technology focus (multiple possible; e.g., minimally invasive therapies and spine surgery):
Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC, "Medtech Startups Database."
The technologies represented in recently founded companies are listed here.