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Global biotech firm Covidien PLC has acquired Israeli medical tech company Given Imaging Ltd. for $860 million, a move that will allow Covidien to expand into the multibillion dollar gastrointestinal product market. The acquisition is expected to add between $40 and $50 million in quarterly revenue for Covidien. more
The second annual SkillsUSA Rhode Island student bioscience competition on March 8 drew 36 students from Coventry High School, Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, Davies Career and Technical High School, and the Woonsocket Career and Technical Center. more
Nearly halfway through fiscal year 2014, National Institutes of Health grants to Rhode Island institutions are well short of the pace set in the previous year, according to figures on the NIH’s website. more
MedMates grew up out of a simple premise: Put enough health-tech industry members in a room together, and innovation will take care of itself. more
Medical robotics company Medrobotics Corp. announced the appointment on March 17 of Russell M. Singleton as the company’s senior vice president of research and development. more
Global biotech firm Covidien PLC reported Friday that its net income rose five-tenths of a percent in its fiscal second quarter, totaling $441 million, or 97 cents per diluted share, compared with $439 million, or 92 cents per diluted share, during the same period a year earlier. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
Nabsys Inc. has begun a search for CEO candidates with experience in life sciences commercialization, as the company moves closer to bringing its high-speed DNA sequencing technology to market, current CEO Dr. Barrett Bready told Providence Business News. more
Tech Collective, an industry association for information technology and bioscience, has announced a call for applicants for its 2014 Rhode Island Bioscience Awards, the program’s second year following its launch in 2013. more
U.S. stocks fell a second day from record levels, with the Nasdaq Composite Index tumbling the most since April, as investors sold Internet and biotechnology shares before the start of earnings season. more
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