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Founded Year

1999

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$94.94M

Valuation

$0000 

About MicroCHIPS Biotech

Microchips Biotech develops implanted medical devices. The Company offers glucose monitors, wireless drug delivery devices, and pace makers. MicroCHIPS serves customers in the United States. On November 20, 2019, Microchips Biotech was acquired by Dare Bioscience at a valuation between $55-101.5M.

MicroCHIPS Biotech Headquarter Location

128 Spring Street Suite 310

Lexington, Massachusetts, 02421,

United States

781-778-7320

Latest MicroCHIPS Biotech News

Implantable Drug Delivery Devices Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Growth And Change to 2030

May 10, 2021

2021: COVID 19 Growth And Change to 2030" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p06071077/?utm_source=GNW , and Psivida. The global implantable drug delivery devices market is expected to grow from $18.821 billion in 2020 to $20.137 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7%. The growth is mainly due to the companies resuming their operations and adapting to the new normal while recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $29.846 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 10%. The implantable drug delivery devices market consists of sales of implantable drug delivery devices and related services by companies that manufacture them. Implantable drug delivery devices are drug delivery systems implanted by surgery to allow site-specific drug administration at the tissue or organ where the drug is most needed. Companies and researchers are focusing on developing 3D implantable drug delivery devices. 3D printed titanium transcutaneous ports are implanted behind the patient’s ear, allowing healthcare professionals to access the catheters. For instance, in February 2020, Renishaw and Herantis Pharma announced the award-winning device, which received positive results in phase 2 trials, that consists of up to four catheters implanted in the relevant brain areas. Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have introduced a miniaturized drug delivery system suitable for in-vivo biomedical applications. The system consists of an electrolytic pump, which operates a micro bellows membrane as an actuator for delivery through microneedles. A two-photon 3D printing technique was used to make a reservoir equipped with a microneedle. The implantable drug delivery device market covered in this report is segmented by product into contraceptive implants; spinal implants; brachytherapy seeds; drug-eluting stents; bio-absorbable stents; intraocular stents; infusion pumps; others. It is also segmented by technology into diffusion; osmotic; magnetic; others, and by application into contraception; ophthalmology; cardiovascular; diabetes; oncology; autoimmune diseases; others. The rising number of product recalls and lawsuits associated with the implantable drug delivery devices is expected to hinder the market.In the past few years, there had been an increase in product recalls and lawsuits connected with these devices. For instance, in December 2019, around 7,000 Medtronic SynchroMed II implantable drug infusion pumps were recalled due to the presence of foreign bodies in them.Nexplanon, a small rod contraceptive implant inserted into the skin of the upper arm to prevent pregnancy for up to three years, is facing a lawsuit, and lawyers and attorneys at National Injury Help have been investigating all such cases against those injured by Nexplanon. Therefore, the rising number of product recalls and lawsuits concerning implantable drug delivery devices is expected to hinder the growth of the market. In November 2019, Dare Bioscience, a USA-based biopharmaceutical company with a special focus on women’s health, has acquired Microchips Biotech for an amount of $102 million.Through this acquisition, Microchips has become the wholly subsidiary of Dare Bioscience. Microchips Biotech is a USA-based company developing innovative drug implants. The rise in the incidence of target diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other chronic diseases is expected to drive the implantable drug delivery devices market.According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the global prevalence of diabetic retinopathy was around 27% between 2015 and 2019. Implantable drug delivery devices are used for site-specific drug administration where the drug is most needed, such as Gliadel® wafer as an implant used in the treatment of brain tumors, Lupron® depot for the treatment of prostate cancer. Hence, due to the site-specific drug administration nature of implantable drug devices, which help in the treatment of target diseases, is driving the implantable drug delivery devices market.

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Expert Collections containing MicroCHIPS Biotech

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

MicroCHIPS Biotech is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Medical Devices.

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Medical Devices

7,867 items

Companies developing medical devices (per the IMDRF's definition of "medical device"). Includes software, lab-developed tests (LDTs), and combination products. *Columns updated as regularly as possible.

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Nanobiotechnology

707 items

These companies apply nanotechnology to clinical medicine. They research or develop highly specific, nanoscale interventions to aid in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of biological systems.

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Health Monitoring & Diagnostics

2,390 items

Companies developing or offering products that aid in the assessment, screening, diagnosis, or monitoring of a person's state of health/wellness. Excludes companies focused solely on fitness/sports performance

D

Diabetes

1,750 items

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Digital Health

11,220 items

Companies leveraging digital technology for healthcare, consumer health, clinical research, and life science (e.g. biopharma, medtech) applications.

MicroCHIPS Biotech Patents

MicroCHIPS Biotech has filed 40 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Implants (medicine)
  • Dosage forms
  • Drug delivery devices
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