Medical devices before plastic

Back in time: Plastic has evolved to become one of the most important materials in the healthcare sector. However, a rare display of medical devices looks back at life in medicine before plastic was commercialised for healthcare use. more »

Oct 31, 2014 Industry News

Minimally invasives: an inside story

Opening up: PTCA balloon dilation catheters are made by Eucatech in Rheinfelden from a special polyamide mixture, and are used to expand coronary blood vessels. Frank Brunnecker, LPKF Laser & Electronics, expands on this complex technology. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Equipment and Services

Near field communication imminent in devices

A diagnostics firm and a biosensor specialist have teamed up to bring near field communication (NFC) technology for medical devices and sensors to market. more »

Oct 29, 2014 Equipment and Services

‘One-shot’ embolisation device gets €3m backing

Going solo: Embo Medical is developing the first true one-shot (one device per vessel) vascular embolisation device. more »

Oct 28, 2014 End Products

Germ warfare

Stephen Morley, Noxilizer looks at sterilisation tools for device designers and the way in which alternatives support innovation and improve manufacturing efficiency more »

Oct 27, 2014 Equipment and Services

Designed for life

Mak Joshi, Teleflex Medical OEM, discusses designing a high performance interventional catheter for stent delivery more »

Oct 27, 2014 End Products

Digital revolution

Doctor digital: The digital health sector is becoming increasingly prominent as more and more companies look to get involved. But what is it and what might its impact be on the medical sector? Steven Dodsworth, D Health, sheds some light. more »

Oct 24, 2014 Opinion


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