Vascular Solutions

Devices & Diagnostics

Vein access company signs agreement with imaging firm to help clinicians see veins more clearly

A Minneapolis company has inked a marketing and distribution agreement with a vascular imaging company that aims to help clinicians see veins much more clearly. Publicly held Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ:VASC) said that the three-year marketing agreement with VueTek Scientific LLC that runs through Dec. 31, 2015 will put its Veinsite vascular imaging system in the […]


BIO 2010: Minnesota faces crossroads in its high-tech future

To BIO or not to BIO? That’s the question confronting Minnesota as it ponders its economic future. In some ways, the answer is obvious. The state boasts a lot of expertise and money in medical technology. Lawmakers have already earmarked millions of dollars to build a “Biomedical Discovery District” in Minneapolis and an “Elk Run […]


St. Cloud State adds master’s degree program for medical device trials

One big gripe about Minnesota’s medical device community is the lack of college graduates ready to hit the ground running. Speaking at a governor candidates forum last week, Vascular Solutions CEO Howard Root said finding enough workers, including quality engineers and regulatory specialists, is the “number one obstacle” facing his company. He took direct aim […]