CSIRO has developed an innovative ‘goo’ coating that could be used to improve medical devices and implants more

Mar 21, 2016 4:44 PM

Whitford Corp, manufacturer of fluoropolymer coatings for industrial and consumer industries, is establishing a medical group. more

Jun 15, 2015 4:23 PM News

Whitford Corporation, a manufacturer of fluoropolymer coatings for industrial and consumer industries, has set up a new medical coatings group. more

Apr 8, 2015 11:46 AM News

MicroCare Medical will add to its portfolio of medical device cleaning, coating and lubricating products at MD&M West this year. more

Jan 14, 2015 11:20 AM Technology

Biotectix, a developer of conductive coatings for medical devices designed to allow communication between devices and physiologic systems, has launched a new durable, electro-conductive polymer coating. more

Jan 7, 2015 10:00 AM Technology

Jay Tourigny, senior vice president, MicroCare Medical, looks at cleaning and coating, and how to overcome challenges in device design and manufacturing more

Dec 10, 2014 3:29 PM Opinion

This year DSM was recognised with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan award for growth excellence leadership for medical device coatings. Dr Hinke Malda, director of medical coatings, DSM Biomedical, explains what means for the company. more

Nov 4, 2014 9:35 AM News


(Credit: James Weaver, Harvard’s Wyss Institute)

Im-plant-able: A new coating for implantable medical devices has been developed using FDA–approved materials, which are inspired by the slippery surface of the carnivorous pitcher plant. more

Oct 15, 2014 2:24 PM Technology

Win win: Frost & Sullivan has recognised DSM Biomedical with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Excellence Leadership. more

Sep 8, 2014 3:12 PM News

Cover story: Bayer MaterialScience will be giving three presentations. The focus will be on the sustainable developments involving the formulation and application of coatings. more

Jun 25, 2014 12:35 PM News

Second that: Biomedical company Encapson has closed a second financing round from the Twente Technology Fund and the Innovation Fund Enschede. more

Jun 8, 2014 9:57 PM News

DSM, a global leader in biomedical materials science and regenerative medicine, has announced that the company has launched a new facility to offer coating services for its ComfortCoat coating technologies. more

Jan 22, 2014 4:49 PM Technology

A tropical carnivorous plant – the pitcher plant – which traps its prey inside its body with a virtually frictionless surface is inspiring a new generation of coatings capable of repelling liquids including blood, oil, honey and even ice. more

Jan 2, 2014 12:02 PM Technology 1 Comments

Analytik, a leading supplier of innovative analytical instrumentation, has reported on the use of the GeSiM Nano-Plotter system being used at the UK's University of Greenwich to study polymeric coatings for medical devices. more

Nov 12, 2013 10:03 AM Technology


Source: Weidmann.

Coatings are added to plastic microfluidic channels to give a point of care diagnostic device a specific functionality. At Medtec Europe in February Swiss moulder Weidmann demonstrated this technology. more

Feb 20, 2013 12:00 AM Technology

A proprietary ultra-thin abluminal (outer) bioresorbable PGLA polymer coating has been used in US medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific's Synergy everolimus-eluting platinum chromium coronary stent system, which received CE Mark approval on O more

Nov 1, 2012 12:00 AM Devices

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