January VC medtech investment already at $400 million

In a sign of an aggressive start to the new year, venture capital investment in medical technology for the month of January has already hit $400 million, a rate of investment substantially over pace of any month during the last year. Several large investments in medtech contribute to this total, but there are also a large number of smaller investments.  The range of investments also encompasses a healthy distribution of investments from seed stage and Series A to Series D and later investments, reflecting a good balance of risk-taking at all stages.

Below are the key investments in medtech to date in January:

  • Intuity Medical — $64 million
  • Circulite — $32.5 million
  • Tandem Diabetes — $31 million
  • CeQur SA — $30 million 
  • Proteus Biomedical — $24.5 million
  • Microfabrica — $22.5 million

See the complete list of financings to date for January 2010 at link.

Medtech reports 2009/2010:

  • Tissue Engineering & Cell Therapy Worldwide Markets, Report #S520
  • Wound Management Market Worldwide, Report #S247
  • Drug-Eluting, Bare Metal and Other Coronary Stents Market Worldwide, Report #C245
  • Surgical Sealants, Glues and Wound Closure Markets Worldwide, Report #S175

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