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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.
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.
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.
Features: Electronics & Computers
Thermal Considerations for Incubators

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...

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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...

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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.
Yu is passionate about helping customers realize their vision for new products.
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Dr. Teng has worked for Promex for over 6 years and is currently the CTO.
Color video technology paired with artificial intelligence holds great development potential for the future optimization of patient care.
This feature presents insights from industry leaders, inventors, entrepreneurs, and those inspiring other women through education.
Through a new process, it is now possible to laser-weld two optically clear plastic parts made of a wide range of polymer materials for medical applications.
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
The digital revolution under way in medtech manufacturing will continue to transform the industry into a more connected, efficient, and agile ecosystem.
Booth offers advice to other women looking to work in biomedical engineering and science.

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