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PerkinElmer picks up Covaris’ sample prep portfolio in New Mountain-led deal - What remained of the previous company—namely its diagnostics, medtech and biopharma R&D divisions - officially took on a new shade of yellow two months later and currently lives under the title Revvity.

3 medtech spinoffs that reshaped the industry in 2023, and what to expect next - GE HealthCare, Johnson & Johnson and Danaher completed transactions this year. Baxter, 3M and Medtronic are now on deck.

GSK aims to slash carbon emissions with next-generation inhaler - it plans to start late-stage trials of a low-carbon version of its metered dose inhaler (MDI) Ventolin utilizing a next-generation propellant in 2024.

LinkedIn Launches ‘Guide to Creating’ To Provide More Tips for Members - LinkedIn has changed the name of its “Linkedin for Creators” profile to “LinkedIn Guide to Creating”, as it refocuses its efforts on guiding creators within the app.

What is Neural Graphics? An Introduction for Engineers - The marriage of AI and 3D graphics is pushing the boundaries of visual computing, and engineering could change forever.

10 AI Features for Simulation Engineers Coming in 2024 -

Top 4 Predictions for Manufacturing in 2024 -

Roundup: Medtech M&A slump continues but analysts predict uptick in 2024 -

Olympus receives Class I recall label for another bronchoscope safety issue -

Philips faces Class I recall for MRI machines at risk of explosion -

Roundup: Top medtech companies cut jobs in 2023 - Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Abbott were among the top companies to announce layoffs this year as the industry implemented cost-cutting measures.

An Overview of the Evolving Generative AI Landscape -

J&J's pharma group quietly works through global overhaul, with layoffs expected to reach multiple countries -

J&J to restructure orthopedics business - J&J is now focusing on its medtech and biopharma segments. The divestiture raised $13.2 billion in proceeds for J&J.

European Commission formalizes plan to extend MDR transition out to 2027, 2028 -

The FDA approved 2 renal denervation devices. There are still questions about who will benefit -

Bosch launches world’s smallest MEMS accelerometers for wearables and hearables -

Upcycling battery materials for next generation EV batteries - University of Birmingham researchers have demonstrated a method to upcycle end-of-life battery waste into materials that can be used for ‘next generation’ battery cathodes.

Spring launch for electric bike from Lotus - page 7

Recipharm Announces Collaboration with Oz-UK - Recipharm has announced a collaboration with Oz-UK, a Contract Research Organisation (CRO) and provider of solutions for respiratory R&D, to accelerate the development and manufacture of “green” pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDIs). The pMDIs will utilise valves and actuators from Recipharm’s Bespak brand, and a new generation of low global warming potential (GWP) propellants.