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WaveLight AG

Division of Alcon Inc.
www.wavelight.com

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In Europe, Contrarian VC Wellington Partners Favors Medical Devices

In September, Wellington Partners announced that it closed on €70 million ($91 million) in new venture capital, the first commitment for a fund devoted to life science investing. The target size of Wellington Partners IV Life Science Fund is €120 million, a significant increase over its previous fund devoted to the life sciences, which raised €78 million. Five years ago, this event wouldn’t even have been news, but in a world where venture capital funds are generally contracting, and specifically with regard to life sciences, Wellington offers medical device start-ups a bright spot of hope.

Medical Device Business Strategies

Market & Industry Briefs

Brief summaries of recent medtech market and industry developments. This month we cover refractive surgery highlights from AAO, Novartis' takeover of Alcon, and DOJ's increased interest in device manufacturing and safety issues.
Medical Device

ESCRS 2009: The Next Wave in Cataract and Presbyopia Devices

The 2009 Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and Presbyopia International 2009 Symposium took place against a backdrop of relative optimism within the refractive surgery industry. There are signs that the laser vision correction market may have hit bottom during the middle of 2009.
Medical Device

Cataract and Refractive Surgery: Hoping For a Rebound

April's annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery took place against of the darkest market backdrops in memory. The mood at ASCRS was not all gloom and doom, however. Cataract and refractive surgery technology continues to advance and a number of new product were introduced at the meeting.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
    • Implantable Devices
    • Laser
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Ophthalmic
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • Germany
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Alcon Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Max Reindl, Pres. & CEO
  • Contact Info
  • WaveLight AG
    Phone: (49) 91 31 61 86
    Am Wolfsmantel 5
    Erlangen, 20166
    Germany
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