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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A microprinter can print piezoelectric films 100 times faster for the production of MEMS for sensors, wearable, or implantable medical devices, offering the possibility to lower the mass production costs.
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Features: Medical
With COVID behind them and patients and their physicians returning to elective procedures, Smith & Nephew is seeing strong market revenue growth in 2022, according to CEO Deepak Nath, who spoke during its first quarter trading update.
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Briefs: AR/AI
With the help of an AI, researchers have succeeded in designing synthetic DNA that controls the cells’ protein production.
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Features: Materials

Hoses and tubes are extensively used within the healthcare and medical industry in a variety of applications, from wound drains and catheters to drug...

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Features: Test & Measurement

Over the last few decades, additive manufacturing (AM)/ 3D printing has fundamentally changed the way that manufacturers approach product development. Industry is now...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Microfluidic devices are compact testing tools made up of tiny channels carved on a chip, which allow biomedical researchers to test the properties of liquids, particles,...

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Features: Medical

Plastic consumables for medical applications are often very complex and sophisticated devices. Before these devices can be used by healthcare workers or home care patients, they...

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Features: Medical
Learn how a dedicated team of experts at a rapid development center (RDC) can improve the design process.
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Briefs: Wearables
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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Technology Leaders: Packaging & Sterilization
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
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Applications: Robotics, Automation & Control
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
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Features: Design
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
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Technology Leaders: Energy
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
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Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
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Features: Tubing & Extrusion
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the U.S. aerospace business in 2020, a Massachusetts-based contract manufacturer was forced to improvise.
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Features: Medical
Senior Director Asmita Khanolkar tell us what she sees for the medical materials industry, in a post-COVID world.
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Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
It is essential to incorporate PCBA cleaning into the planning and production of wearables.
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R&D: Medical
Researchers have 3D printed unique fluid channels at the micron scale that could automate production of diagnostics, sensors, and assays used for a variety of medical tests and other applications.
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Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
The latest benchtop dispensers provide a high degree of process control, capable of dispensing adhesives, solder pastes, and all other assembly fluids with high consistency.
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R&D: Medical
Genetic material is delivered without producing inflammation or toxicity in the body.
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Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Weighing your testing options is imperative to submission success.
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Features: Test & Measurement
Regardless of the pace of production, quality control testing is still required to ensure that the products being sent to our front lines will perform as required.
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Applications: Medical
Major ventilator manufacturers began implementing "crash programs" to expand their production lines, attempting to cram multiple years’ worth of output into the span of a few months.
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Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
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Features: Medical
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
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Briefs: Medical
In the process, a high-yield electrodeposition is applied on certain conductive substrates.
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R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control

Engineers have developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. The innovation is a critical step in pushing...

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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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