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Explore articles that will help you test your medical devices and software. Validation techniques include environmental monitoring, biocompatibility testing, packaging validation, and sterilization services.

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An evaluation kit form Sensirion enables ventilator manufacturers to take proximal measurements of respiratory gas rates.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
INSIDER: Medical

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated a tablet-sized device that can reliably detect multiple COVID-19 antibodies and biomarkers simultaneously. Initial results show the test can...

Features: Tubing & Extrusion
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
Products: Materials
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Features: Materials
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
From the Editor: Test & Measurement
"BlowFISH" is changing the future of the healthcare landscape, providing diagnosis faster and with more accuracy than ever before.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Features: Test & Measurement
See how medical disposables are leading to a growth in the use of bioplastics.
Products: Data Acquisition
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Features: FDA/Regulatory
While many devices have received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for short-term use, new testing procedures are needed for the long-term.
News: Test & Measurement

Sotera Health, a global provider of mission-critical sterilization and lab-testing and advisory services, has acquired Montana-based BioScience Laboratories. This acquisition...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A cost-efficient COVID-19 antibody test costs less than $2 per test and is used with a desktop detection system that is suitable for point-of-care situations like clinics and physician offices.

R&D: Imaging
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Features: Materials
Sealed pump systems can dramatically improve the safety and efficiency of chemical transfer.
Products: Electronics & Computers
CAD software, edge connectors, optical adhesives, and more.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
How do know whether the system that you specify is sufficient for your demanding — and potentially lifesaving — application? Read these 6 tips.
Features: Wearables
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.

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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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