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R&D: Medical
An international team of researchers has discovered a path that could lead to shape-shifting ceramic materials.
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Briefs: Medical
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
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R&D: Wearables
An ultra-thin wireless device grows to the surface of bone and could someday help physicians monitor bone health and healing over long periods.
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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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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The ventilators are simpler and cheaper to make than those currently available.
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Features: Medical
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and online.
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Features: Packaging & Sterilization
Cleaning is a critical aspect of medical device design that is often overlooked during initial planning.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
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Features: Design
A robust, optimized mechanical testing program is essential to successful quality control testing.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
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Features: Materials
Learn some of the essential areas of plasma treatment in the medical device industry.
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R&D: Photonics/Optics
Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.
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R&D: Photonics/Optics
The team designed an implant with LED emitters.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A diagnostic nanoparticle can reveal the presence of cancerous proteins.
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R&D: Nanotechnology

A prototype of a new biosensor helps detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. The development of this biosensor falls within the field known as liquid biopsy, which helps detect the...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The new coatings were inspired by the natural world.
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Global Innovations: Medical
A supersensitive magnetometer detects and records brain electrical activity.
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Features: Packaging & Sterilization
As medical devices become more advanced and innovative, so do the regulations that surround them.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
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Briefs: Materials
The wearable, noninvasive glucose monitoring device prototype is the first of its kind.
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Technology Leaders: Medical
Medical OEMs are increasingly turning to integrated rupture disk assemblies with all components combined by the manufacturer.
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Features: Design
Developing IFUs for reusable devices presents a unique challenge that requires focused attention to ensure patient safety: the reprocessing method.
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Features: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the different material options for balloon catheters.
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Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
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Technology Leaders: Medical
With longer lifespans and aging populations worldwide, the need for and importance of dialysis technology will only grow.
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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to create microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices with channels and valves smaller than ever before.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensitivity of the decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer now detects four additional biomarkers.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new design improves the conversion efficiency and power density of the chip.
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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Selecting the Best Pump for Your Medical Device
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MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.

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