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As summer 2020 gives way to fall and we continue grappling with unprecedented challenges, healthcare industry efforts persist to ensure that medical supplies are available when and where they are...

Engineers are thinking of creative ways to design a packaging system that will ensure safe arrival of a medical device.
Machine-to-machine communication, deep learning, XR, and AI are all going to have an extraordinary will require low-latency manufacturing.
See how six-robots are being used to produce medical devices.
Learn how liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is playing a major role in the fabrication of new medical devices.
Medtech devices have become smaller over this last decade, and the advancements in connected technology are just beginning.
Medical device developers are providing more options through intuitive user interfaces (UIs).
A secure communications channel protects the privacy and integrity of a patient’s information
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
A number of manufacturers are still in the process of confirming who qualifies as an "Economic Operator."
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
Instruments used in minimally invasive surgeries today often require elaborate features, and greater attention to detail in the product-design process.
A plasma etching process called electron enhanced material processing (EEMP) has been shown to improve performance of metal and alloys.
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
Features: FDA/Regulatory
Q&A: How Do You Protect Your IP?
Philip Nelson, a partner with Knobbe Martens, provides some insights for device companies facing challenges with intellectual property.
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.
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.

Incubators, used for cell and tissue cultivation in hospital and laboratory settings, grow and maintain cell and tissue samples under controlled conditions for hours, weeks, or even months. They create...

Why Class I manufacturers should not place European Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) compliance at the end of their to-do lists.
Kolhoff has established herself as a subject-matter expert for Nitinol, a material that’s still considered exotic by many due to its unique shape memory and superelastic properties.
Features: Materials
The Benefits of Tungsten Cable

There is no one-size-fits-all material when producing mechanical cable. The material chosen to produce wire rope can vary from one application to the next, because commonly, no two applications place the same...

BACKGROUND

Kristin has worked at The Lee Company for 11 years. She is a Lead Project Engineer for the Scientific Products Group with a product focus on...

Nakhjiri is a veteran in creating emerging technologies and loves dealing with their ambiguities and challenges.
As the founder of the Soft Systems program at Flex, Yolita brings electronics, smart textiles and computation together to create new products, digital experiences and functionalities through fibers and textiles.

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