2021 Blog Rewind

What a year 2021 has been!⁠ In the midst of the world-wide healthcare crisis, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, we are adapting ourselves to the new normal. With the vaccines rolling out, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and finally the comeback of in-person events, this year has been nothing short of a rollercoaster! In a similar zestful manner, we …

Institut Curie equips its surgeons and radiologists with AVATAR MEDICAL’s virtual reality medical image solution

It is the first hospital worldwide to buy this state-of-the-art medical image visualization solution. Institut Curie, France’s leading cancer center, combines an internationally-renowned research center with a cutting-edge hospital group. As part of its drive to remain at the forefront of patient care, Institut Curie Hospital group (Paris location) has decided to equip its surgeons and radiologists in its breast cancer …

AVATAR MEDICAL presented as the future of orthopedics visualization at the 2021 AAOS Annual Meeting

On September 2nd, 2021 Dr. Matthew Colman presented AVATAR MEDICAL at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) held in San Diego, California.  Paris-based, AVATAR MEDICAL has developed a Medical Image VR platform that aims at facilitating the preparation of complex surgeries. As part of his presentation to the AAOS, Dr. Colman presented AVATAR MEDICAL as …

Why should you launch your French MedTech in the United States

Several Medtech startups such as DNA Script, Atlantic Therapeutics, and Congenica have recently crossed the Atlantic in search of a breakthrough in the United States. The common objective of French Medtechs is to deploy their technology internationally. The reason behind their desire to internationalize is to tackle a huge market, take advantage of consumption habits and regulatory aspects, as well …

Understanding your competition in the US

The combination of robust business infrastructure and openness to innovation makes the US seem like a logical next step for many innovative startups abroad. With such a vast opportunity, though, comes more competition. There is nothing more suspicious than a startup with no competition, especially in the U.S.! However, most Europeans underestimate how crowded and loud the US market is, …

XClinical to Merge with Carenity and Fortress Medical Systems Forming a New Data Science Company Serving Life Science Markets Worldwide

big bang factory is happy to share the great news! We have been lucky enough to work with Carenity to support their rapid international expansion. XClinical, a leading vendor of eClinical software has announced a merger with France-based Carenity, a social platform supporting patients and caregivers worldwide, and Fortress Medical Systems, the US-based vendor of Clindex®, an integrated CTMS and …

AS2D enters into exclusive negotiations with Creative Specific Software with a view to acquiring a majority stake

big bang factory is happy to share the great news! We have been lucky enough to work with VA²CS on their go to market strategy to support their rapid international expansion. The AS2D joint venture, created by Arkéa Sécurité, a subsidiary of the Crédit Mutuel Arkéa group dedicated to connected services, and Delta Dore, a major player in the connected …

A SaaS company’s guide to international expansion

In general, businesses view international expansion as a difficult task. As an example, even for a European startup, scaling in Europe is not just about work. It’s about identity, tradition, style, provenance, and socialization that revolves around food and drink. You will need to learn the nuances of different cultures and languages that despite globalization – influence everything from communicating …

Join the PROGRESS USA 2021 program

In 2021,  PROGRESS USA  returns for a 3 rd edition in which  20 regional companies will receive individual guidance allowing them to refine their development strategy in the US market. For 2 days, the selected companies will have the chance to be digitally supported by big bang factory consultants,  strategy specialists on the American market directly based in the United States. Led by risingSUD,  this program is 70% …