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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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Rapid prototyping and tooling technologies are essential to the medical device design cycle. Explore the medical innovations that impact applications in 3D printing, laser etching, and rapid prototyping.

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Continued innovation is at the heart of the medical device industry, with new technology supporting critical outcomes such as earlier...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers at RMIT University have flipped traditional 3D printing to create intricate biomedical structures, advancing the development of technologies for regrowing bones and tissue. The...

News: Medical

Microfluidic devices underpin lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technologies that are developed to provide the rapid diagnoses needed at point of care for the swift, effective treatment of many...

White Papers: Research Lab
A Practical Energy Efficiency Solution For Life Science Utilizing Industry 4.0

“Internet of Things” (IoT) and “Industry 4.0” (I4.0) are buzzwords in the process manufacturing and automation world, with far-reaching benefits...

Features: Packaging & Sterilization
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Fluid-dispensing systems, a micro-dosing pump, solenoid valves, and more.
Products: Motion Control
A smart function kit, thermoelectric coolers, positioning stages, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Briefs: FDA/Regulatory
Deadlines are approaching for compliance.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New data shows that during the pandemic, the medtech industry created more, better-paying jobs than the manufacturing sector overall.
INSIDER: Medical

To better align its five co-branded shows, Informa Markets had rebranded MD&M West with a new logo and renamed the conference Design. Engineer. Build.

Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Wearables
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Products: Design
Reference design kits, smart textiles, thermoplastic elastomers, and more.
Products: Materials
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Automation removes the possibility of human error in high-precision or repetitive processes.
Briefs: Materials
Flexible hones enable machining of complex parts with cross-drilled holes.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using a new minuscule device, researchers can implant insulin-secreting cells into diabetic mice
R&D: Electronics & Computers
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn why the global market for medical device technologies is projected to grow from $605.7 billion in 2020 to $796.9 billion by 2025.
Blog: Medical

Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer American PAPR LLC is ramping up manufacturing of respirators across its 17-state supply chain in answer the...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
EMI filters, plastic optic fibers, power modules, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.

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