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What are the major medical device markets? Find out here. Our news and videos focus on essential sectors, including prosthetics, drug delivery, and rehabilitation.

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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a film that not only protects wounds similar to the way a bandage does, but also helps wounds to heal faster, repels bacteria, dampens inflammation, releases active...

INSIDER: Medical

A nanofiber-based biodegradable millirobot, called Fibot, can move in the intestines and degrade in response to the pH of its environment, thus releasing different drugs in different...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened the push toward digitalization as well as patient-centric solutions in healthcare. The increasing demand for...

Features: Medical

There’s strong demand for smart, new lifesaving and life-enhancing technologies in the global medical device market. To meet this demand, medical device manufacturers...

Features: Medical

Driving growth with portfolio innovation, globalization, and new capabilities in 2022 will position Boston Scientific to deliver on its promise to “transform lives through innovative medical solutions...

Features: Medical

To fast-track time to market and gain a competitive edge, pharmaceutical and medtech development companies are increasingly implementing single-use technologies (SUTs). SUTs also...

Briefs: Medical

After a stroke, patients may lose feeling in an arm or experience weakness and reduced movement that limits their ability to complete basic daily activities....

R&D: Medical

Scientists have successfully tested in the lab a tiny biosensor they developed that can detect biomarkers tied to traumatic brain injuries. Researchers say their waterproof biosensor includes an...

Products: Materials
3D Printable Biomaterials

Evonik, Darmstadt, Germany, is expanding its portfolio of 3D printable biomaterials for medical technology. VESTAKEEP® iC4800 3DF is a new osteoconductive...

Briefs: Medical

A wireless, biodegradable sensor could offer doctors a way to monitor changes in brain chemistry without requiring a second operation to remove the implant, according to an...

Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: Medical
A system enables patients with a complete spinal cord injury to stand, walk, and more.
R&D: Medical
Researchers have developed a low-cost, highly precise focused ultrasound (FUS) device that can be used on small animal models in preclinical research.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A suite of diverse, multifunctional DNA nanotechnological tools offers unique capabilities.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Early indicators suggest that there are significant mood improvements that assist in the quality of life for the patients testing the devices.
R&D: Wearables
A polymer fiber mat is activated by heat to release drugs.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
INSIDER: Medical

The first generation of COVID-19 vaccines have been highly effective, but also have limitations: their efficacy can wane without a booster shot, and they may be less...

Features: Packaging & Sterilization
See how components suppliers can help therapeutic manufacturers choose the right material for the right application.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have developed a lighter, yet more robust knee brace for the elderly who suffer from knee problems.
R&D: Materials
Researchers are working on a coating that mimics bone tissue.
R&D: Wearables
A new technology offers a needle-free, painless and easy-to-use method for collecting blood samples.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Designer biosensors ‘switch on’ color or electrical responses to drugs.
Global Innovations: Wearables
A needle-free technology allows people with diabetes to measure blood sugar levels without having to stick a needle into their fingertips.
Features: Wearables
The company’s key markets include cardiovascular, medical-surgical, neuroscience, and diabetes.
Features: Materials
Plasma nitriding has a broad appeal to surface treat many metallic materials used in medical applications, including titanium alloys
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device infuses antibodies through the miniature fiber to the tumor to activate T cells around tumor cells.
R&D: Energy
New nanotechnology has many potential applications, including harvesting clean energy to operate devices implanted in the body through the body’s natural movements.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum sensors for the brain may soon identify brain diseases like dementia, ALS, and Parkinson’s.

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

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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Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.

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