• Growth Strategy for Life Science Companies

  • What we do

    An experienced, flexible, capital-efficient partner

    The BLG Group combines the strategic insight of a classic consulting firm and deep, industry-specific operational experience. 

    We help startup and established medical technology companies pursue new avenues of growth. Over the last 18 years, we have accumulated a track record of successful projects, and interim executive engagements. We've won repeat business and frequent referrals from satisfied clients.

  • Expertise

    The BLG Group has assisted clients in many sectors of the medical device industry -- and quickly come up to speed in new sectors

    Market sectors

    • Cardiology
    • Neuro / Stroke
    • Aesthetics
    • Diabetes / Obesity
    • Orthopedics
    • Reproductive health
    • Critical care / ICU

    Global perspective

    Our experience and contacts literally span the globe, from U.S., European and Japanese markets to emerging opportunities and shifting market dynamics and changing regulatory environments  in China, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe

    Technology base

    • Endovascular
    • Surgical
    • Remote patient monitoring
    • Bio materials
    • Neuomodulation
    • Big data and analytics
    • Diagnostics / imaging
    • Surface modification
    • Hospital automation
    • Digital health

    How we can help

    • Early stage marketing strategy
    • Commercialization planning
    • Investor presentations
    • U.S. and International regulatory pathway
    • Global reimbursement assessment
    • Interim executive assignments
  • Mika Nishimura

    Mika founded The BLG Group with the vision to help life science companies undertake critical strategic initiatives and build sustainable commercial operations

    Mairin Macaluso

    Mairin has over 20 years of experience working with healthcare companies, driving growth from start up to profitability and sustainability

  • Our network

    The BLG Group has access to a wide network of proven resources for cost-effective contributions to client projects

    Healthcare Professionals

    Physicians and financial decision makers across the healthcare industry


    Economic and patient encounter databases

    Distributor organizations

    Across the globe

    Reimbursement specialists

    Familiar with the nuances of international markets

    Regulatory experts

    From U.S., Europe, Asia to Latin America

    Market research  

    Market sizing, potential adoption, and pricing analysis

    Social media experts

    Connect with physicians, patients. Shape the conversation

    CFO / Interim financial management

    Cost effective senior-level guidance for your start up

  • Case Studies

    Successful client engagements

    Triaging Product Pipeline

    Early stage company with a unique surgical technology
    The BLG Group helped our client identify the top 3 applications for their core technology and 2 major target customer groups leading to a compelling market opportunity story and successful financing round.
    Potential Opportunities

    Charting Strategic Direction

    Drug delivery coating technology

    A start up company needed to evaluate attractive clinical applications for their novel approach to device surface modification. The BLG group identified 15 potential oppotunities where our client's technology had a unique value proposition, and narrowed these to two compelling initiatives. The result: a $15 million strategic investment.

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