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Alliqua secures $13M


LANGHORNE, Pa. - Alliqua has closed a set of deals that brings the company two new products and $13 million in investments, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.

Alliqua lands $1M to ramp up wound care biz


LANGHORNE, Pa. – Alliqua has obtained $1 million in financing from Crossover Healthcare Fund to fund key initiatives in the wound care space, the company announced Nov. 12.

KCI buys U.K.-based wound care company


SAN ANTONIO – Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Systagenix, a provider of wound care products based in the U.K., for $485 million.

From 'Classroom to Bedside'


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Smith & Nephew's Terry Coggins spent several months asking wound care providers how the company could provide better tools to help them care for patients.

Study: Worldwide wound care market poised for major growth


The worldwide demand for wound care products is expected to grow by about 6% for the next few years, according to "World Wound Care Markets 2010" by Kalorama, a market research company.

New competition in the NPWT market?

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Could this be competition for the negative pressure folks? An MIT doctoral student has invented a hand-powered suction healing system.


Investors target wound therapy


he three companies--Aurora Capital Group, Hollywood Capital and Moelis Capital Partners--joined forces recently to merge RecoverCare and MedaStat, creating a wound care distributor with revenues approaching $200 million, said Hollywood Capital's Chairman Mark Bidner, who will serve as the new company's CEO.

Smith & Nephew remains positive


Smith & Nephew first entered the negative pressure wound therapy market in 2007 when it bought Blue Sky Medical, but the company has a long track record--150 years--of working in wound care. The NPWT market, currently about $1.2 billion annually in the United States, presents a "big, attractive opportunity," says Tom Dugan, president, North America for Smith & Nephew advanced wound management.