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Visitors to this year’s Compamed event in Düsseldorf are being invited to stop by the Eastman Chemical stand, where the company is showcasing its latest regulatory compliant copolyesters including the Eastman Tritan copolyester and Eastar copoly more

News

Medical technology manufacturer Raumedic is presenting a range of polymer solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry at this year’s Compamed. more

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Qosina has introduced five new bonded, off-the-shelf extension lines to its product inventory. Each of these extension lines are designed with a combination of components. more

Devices

Health brand consultancy company Arcadia Group has announced the launch of an Amazon exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. more

News

Irish-based recruitment firm, FRS Recruitment, has issued an offer to Irish nationals living in Australia that they can have a free flight home if they are successfully placed into a medical or healthcare sector job in Ireland. more

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The FDA has released a statement discussing its efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients. more

Devices

The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has issued an apology on behalf of the Scottish government to women affected by a growing scandal centred around vaginal mesh implants. more

News

Compounding Solutions, a global leader in custom medical plastics compounding, has been named the distributor of Evonik’s portfolio of medical grade polymers more

North America

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has announced a $200 million investment in the company’s facilities in Nebraska that will create 300 new jobs statewide. more

North America

A research team from Boston University has developed a self-lubricating condom that is hoped could increase an uptake by potential users and help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections. more

North America

PureLab Plastics has joined the EcoVadis “Together for Sustainability” initiative (TfS) and has been awarded the bronze medal, placing PureLab Plastics in the top 65% of companies assessed by EcoVadis. more

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have entered a partnership to help address cybersecurity in medical devices. more

Devices

The musculoskeletal healthcare specialist Zimmer Biomet, and renowned tech-giant Apple have announced the launch of a major clinical study detailing patient experience and improving joint replacement journey. more

North America

A recently published article in the New York Times has suggested that the Series 4 Apple Watch, which comes equipped with an in-built electrocardiogram, should not be considered a medical device. more

Opinion

An International campaign has been launched by Evonik industries Evonik’s Performance Materials Segment to highlight the advantages and properties of its material CYROLITE to a larger audience. more

News

For the first time in Europe, DuPont and Dow Silicones Corp, subsidiaries of the specialty products division of DowDuPont are bringing together two strong material portfolios to showcase at the Fakuma trade fair. more

News

Data concerns could be holding back a potentially lifesaving introduction of smart inhaler products, that’s according to medical device developer and manufacturer, Bespak. more

Devices

A research project was recently launched at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences that focuses on the 3D printing of tissue models, aims to produce organ models with realistic material properties. more

Technology

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) and SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals have announced they will continue to collaborate on their student program partnership for an additional year through September 2019. more

North America

Injection moulder and med-tech supplier Boddingtons have announced the purchase of a custom-made 160 tonne locking force Engel injection moulding machine. more

Technology