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Antimicrobials

Lu Rahman looks at some of the latest antimicrobial offerings for medical device manufacture. Read more

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A new method developed at University of Warwick enables hundreds of polymers to be synthesised and tested for ability to kill superbugs Read more

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MedNet, a German supplier to the medical device industry, will be representing Foster Corporation at Med-Tech Innovation Expo in the UK this week. Read more

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Experts at the University of Warwick have produced microscopic footage of the potentially deadly E. coli bacteria being wiped out in just two hours on an antimicrobial treated ‘intelligent’ surface. Read more

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Dr Michail Karavolos from antimicrobial technology specialist, BioCote, shares his expertise on coatings that control infections. Read more

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Two experts have teamed up to create what they say are Europe’s first antimicrobial nitrile examination gloves Read more

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Lawrence Acquarulo, Foster Corporation, looks in detail at antimicrobial masterbatches for medical plastics Read more

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Provider of polymer solutions for healthcare markets, Foster Corporation has introduced antimicrobial master batches for blending with medical device polymers. Read more

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Rubber and plastic manufacturer Cikautxo Medical outlines the latest developments in vascular access devices and antimicrobial trends. Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic is now selling Heroc’s plastics with antimicrobial and aseptic properties Read more

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Shu Wang of the Chinese Academy of Science and the his team have developed polymers with antimicrobial activity that can be turned on and off Read more

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Mike Casey, CEO of FutureNova talks about the use of digital technology in the NHS and how FutureNova ’s new product is helping to battle the spread of infection within hospitals Read more

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Cathleen Hess, Sabic’s Innovative Plastics business looks at protecting staff and patients with high performance plastics Read more

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Parx Plastics has created a biocompatible technology to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the surface of plastic Read more

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BioCote explains the need for antimicrobial polymers in a healthcare environment Read more

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Iker Principe, Cikautxo Medical outlines the company’s latest R&D developments in leaching / non-leaching antimicrobial solutions for its vascular access catheter portfolio. Read more

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There has been growing development and use of antimicrobial plastics in response to public, private and institutional demands for plastic products and product components that inhibit microbial growth. Read more

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NPE 2015 is running a Startup Garage, which will incorporate a new firm working on anti-microbial polymers. Read more

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Passion for plastic: Michael Van Der Jagt, Parx Plastics and Additives, is at the forefront of an exciting development which sees biocompatible and non-leaching anti-microbial technology offer new possibilities in medical plastics. Read more

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Vancive Medical Technologies and CareFusion have announced an exclusive agreement for the licensing and distribution of Vancive’s BeneHold chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial adhesive technology for applications in vascular access. Read more

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