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Event: Uniquity Europe 2016

Systech International is to host Uniquity Europe 2016, on 6-7 April at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel more »

Feb 8, 2016 3:28 PM News

Picking the right plastic for device design

Selecting the right medical plastic is a key consideration for device manufacturers. Bing J Carbone, Modern Plastics, offers his expertise on how to choose the right material more »

Feb 8, 2016 10:10 AM Opinion

Could this technology mean the end of traditional glucose monitors?

University of Texas at Arlington recently posed the question ‘what if a diabetic never had to prick a finger to monitor his or her blood-glucose levels and could rely on an internal, nanoscale device to analyse blood continuously more »

Feb 8, 2016 9:52 AM News

Portable ultrasound device tackles urinary tract infections

Verathon has launched its portable 3D ultrasound device, BladderScan Prime more »

Feb 5, 2016 11:00 AM News

PolyOne acquires TPE from Kraton

PolyOne has announced it has acquired certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers, including products that serve the medical device market more »

Feb 5, 2016 9:30 AM News

Medtronic’s drug-eluting stents get EU approval

Medtronic has been awarded CE (Conformité Européene) Mark for an expanded size matrix of the Resolute Onyx DES, a drug-eluting stent more »

Feb 5, 2016 9:00 AM News

Phillips Medisize completes new clinical and pilot facility

Phillips Medisize has increased its medical device and drug delivery capability with a 17,000 sq ft facility. more »

Feb 4, 2016 11:38 AM News

Society of Plastics Engineers members to get additive manufacturing training

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and UL, the global safety science company, will offer UL’s additive manufacturing (AM) training programme to SPE members more »

Feb 4, 2016 11:00 AM News

OsteoCool to help cancer patients with bone metastases

Medtronic has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and launch of the OsteoCool RF Ablation System more »

Feb 4, 2016 9:00 AM News

TE Connectivity enters medical device sector with Creganna purchase

Acquisition establishes TE as a key supplier to the minimally invasive interventional medical device segment more »

Feb 3, 2016 12:19 PM News

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Silicone sensors monitor the brain then dissolve

Tiny implants measure intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed into the body more »

Feb 3, 2016 11:00 AM News

MPN’s most read stories of January 2016

As the first month of 2016 is already over we look back at our most popular stories from the medtech sector so far more »

Feb 3, 2016 9:00 AM Opinion

The evolution of medical technology and the heart

James Riches from defibshop, a UK-based independent supplier of automated external defibrillators, looks at some of the most important advances, from the early ECGs through to today’s wearable solutions more »

Feb 2, 2016 1:22 PM Opinion

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