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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Products & Services: June 2020 Medical Design Briefs
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Trackwise, Tewkesbury, UK, is expanding its flexible printed circuits (FPCs) to better service the medical technology industry
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers Develop First Ultrasound Biosensor
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
Drug-Loaded Microrobots Attach to Cancer Tissue
A drug-loaded microrobotic needle effectively targets cancerous tissue in lab experiments without needing continuous application of a magnetic field.
The smart toilet automatically sends data extracted from any sample to a secure, cloud-based system.
A study has identified new ways in which nano-pillars can damage bacteria.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
E-Skin Powered by Sweat Can Monitor Health
A researcher has developed an electronic skin that is applied directly on top of real skin.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible, Powerful, Fast Bioelectronic Devices
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
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Researchers from the University of Sydney have collaborated with Columbia University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to...

As COVID-19 has swept through the globe, it has brought with it a new normal — at least for the time being. As I discussed last month, the...

Philip Nelson, a partner with Knobbe Martens, provides some insights for device companies facing challenges with intellectual property.
Features: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced EMI Filters Improve Brush DC Motors
Billions of brush DC motors are manufactured annually worldwide, a figure that is expected to increase over the next 10 years.
Micromolding can be seen as the latest technological innovation that enables the design, manufacture, and clinical use of groundbreaking medical devices.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Products & Services: May 2020 Medical Design Briefs
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Cavity pumps, transfer tubing, proportional valve, and more.
Toray Industries has launched Raytela® polymer optical fibers for minimally invasive surgery.
An artificial intelligence (AI) device may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots
Engineers have created tiny needles that mimic parasites that attach to skin and could replace hypodermic needles.
A new, inexpensive technology could save lives and money by routinely screening women for breast cancer without exposure to radiation.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers Bioengineer 3D Implants for Tissue
Researchers are literally carving grooves into plastic threads used to build 3D printed tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells.
Scientists have discovered a new material that can be 3D printed to create tissue-like vascular structures.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Handheld 3D Printers Treat Musculoskeletal Injuries
Researchers have developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that could revolutionize the way musculoskeletal surgical procedures are performed.
Learn why stainless steel fixtures and equipment are the best choice for high-traffic and high use installations.
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds — and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process.
Features: Test & Measurement
Your MDR Strategy: Start with a Gap Analysis
How to make sense of the 566-page Medical Device Regulation (MDR). This article focuses on a strategy to address material information and what should be included in a gap analysis.
Here are five medical device specific strategies UEGroup recommends to make stronger products with stronger FDA submissions.
Cold plasma has been used for decades to treat surfaces in a variety of industries.

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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.

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