The layoffs will reduce cash burn and boost R&D spending to get a quality robotic surgery system “out the door fast.”
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon business unit will sell CMR’s surgical robotics system to select hospitals in Italy, France, Germany and Brazil.
There are now Versius robots in operation across Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
The goal is to commercially launch Enos in early 2025 after securing a De Novo market authorization from the FDA.
Intuitive warned COVID-19 will likely continue to have an adverse impact on da Vinci procedure volumes.
Ron Tavlin allegedly informed a friend about Medtronic’s impending acquisition announcement of Mazor Robotics in 2018.
Moon Surgical closed its Series A funding round with $31.3 million to accelerate the development of its Maestro robotic surgical system.
The deal will make certain Creo surgical technologies compatible with the surgical robotic giant’s systems.
Lawsuit alleges J&J executives misrepresented their intentions when it acquired Auris Health for $3.4 billion in 2019.
Vicarious Surgical will go public through a $1.1 billion special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deal, the robotic surgery pioneer announced. Vicarious, which has sought to bring robotics and virtual reality to minimally invasive surgery, will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RBOT after the merger with D8 Holdings. Hong Kong–based D8…
Stryker said OrthoSensor’s Verasense intraoperative sensor technology will further boost Mako surgical robots, enhancing workflow through one complete data-driven feedback mechanism.
The newly-cleared version of the system features includes an enhanced pre-surgical planning user interface, quick-change tooling, improved surgeon accessories, and advanced bone model generation.
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Titan Medical, which has been developing the Sport single-port robotic surgical system, has received U.S. patents for an in-body camera positioning system and hand gesture controls.
Geoff Martha, the new CEO of Medtronic, this week outlined plans for the medical device maker to gain leadership in robot-assisted surgical systems and other healthcare technologies.
In its quarterly earnings report, Johnson & Johnson said it would not pursue immediate regulatory approval for the general surgical robot that it is developing.
Titan Medical, which last year delayed research and development for its Sport surgical robot, has resumed work with new financing and help from Medtronic.
Smith+Nephew has launched the portable CORI Surgical System, which has FDA approval and is available in the U.S. for both total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.
TransEnterix’s newly approved Intelligent Surgical Unit enables augmented intelligence for the Senhance laparoscopic surgical system.
Intuitive Surgical had challenged J&J’s Ethicon subsidiary on the combination of a shiftable drive system with a robotic surgery platform.
Johnson & Johnson, which has acquired surgical robotics companies, will describe its plans in greater detail at an upcoming event.
Medtronic is taking advantage of its experience in medical device manufacturing and instrumentation in the development of its new modular robot-assisted surgical platform.