DTW #45: Kamen talks 3D organs; Todd Pope returns as CEO; Joe Mulling says Medtech’s time is now

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Please lift this jam-packed episode of the DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast  with your legs, not your back.

We’ll hear inspirational words from the legendary Dean Kamen who is shifting his life’s focus into medtech. Todd Pope takes the CEO seat at a new company built to tackle hospital-acquired-infections and COVID Joe Mullings of the Mullings Group explains why now is the best time to be in the Medtech industry.

Chris Newmarker, executive editor of life sciences, delivers a murderers row of #newmarkersnewsmakers with Philips, Medtronic, iRyhthm, Canary Medical and Apollo Endosurgery.

To hear Dean Kamen’s entire interview with Design World’s Paul Heney go here.

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WellAir acquires UV Innovators, former TransEnterix CEO appointed to corner office

WellAir announced today that it has acquired UV Innovators in a deal that combines WellAir’s FDA-cleared portable air cleaning system with UV Innovators’  medical-grade handheld UVC disinfection technology.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Todd Pope, who has been executive chairman of Cary, N.C.–based UV Innovators since 2017, has been appointed CEO of Dublin, Ireland–based WellAir.

“Combining UVI’s handheld surface disinfecting device with WellAir’s best-in-class air cleaning platform creates a unique, broad-spectrum and highly scalable solution to enable safe, healthy, and productive spaces for all individuals,” WellAir’s board chair Bill McCabe said in a news release.

Pope has 30 years of medtech and leadership experience and is an operating partner at Revival Healthcare Capital. He served as the CEO of robotic surgery company TransEnterix for 11 years, until 2019.

“His experience bringing innovative m…

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