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The UK takes the lead position when it comes to patent filings for point-of-care diagnostics in Europe, according to new research from Landon IP. more

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Zimmer Holdings Inc. completed the acquisition of Biomet in a deal valued at £ 8.9 billion. They also narrowed their revenue projection for the year due to selling several assets in order to complete the transaction. more

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Philips are together investing up to £16.9 million in medical device and health technology start-ups in Israel over the next eight years. more

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MEIbioeng15 is a gathering of Biomedical Engineers, Bioengineers and Medical Engineers. more

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An online polymer advisor tool, developed by DuPont Performance Polymers, can help plastics professionals narrow the choice of which high-performance thermoplastic family to consider when designing a new component or system. more

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Valedo, a digtal back training device, receives plaudits from industry for its design. more

Devices

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the launch of its ‘Thermoplastics Composites 2015’ seminar, along with Composites UK. more

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Zilico Ltd has been recognised for an outstanding 12 months at PWC Private Business Awards North West. more

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MPN looks back at a handful of newly announced medical devices from the last 10 days. more

Devices

Henniker offers expertise on plasma surface treatment for PAD printing more

Technology

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute now offers patients with irregular heart rhythm a minimally invasive option to reduce the risk of stroke, as well as enable stopping long-term use of blood thinning medication. more

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Pentagon Plastics has extensive medical moulding experience, having provided a number of medical products to the market since the 1970s. 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. more

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The annual MedPharmPlast Europe Conference brought together 60 leaders and experts from the whole European medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging supply chain at the Clariant Innovation Centre in Frankfurt. more

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Arburg was awarded the Plast Platinum Award medal in the plastics processing machines and systems category. more

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Surface Generation breaks two-minute barrier for compression moulding cycles. more

Technology

Medical device manufacturers will be subject to stiffer safety and performance rules, under the proposals backed by EU ministers on the 29 June. more

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On June 26 the U.S. District Court of New Jersey sentenced the OtisMed Corporation’s (OtisMed) former CEO, Charlie Chi, to 24 months in prison, ordering him to serve one year of supervised release and to pay a $75,000 fine. more

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Beats Medical has created an app that turns a smartphone into a medical device used to deliver treatment for Parkinson’s disease. more

Devices

Philips is showcasing its latest range of imaging solutions at the UK Radiology Congress (UKRC) in Liverpool this week (29 June - 1 July). more

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The UK’s Telegraph speculates that Google may be working on a wearable to cure cancer - using Nanoparticle Phoresis. more

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