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

21 Mar 2016 16:44

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

15 Jun 2015 16:23 News

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

8 Apr 2015 11:46 News

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

14 Jan 2015 11:20 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

7 Jan 2015 10:00 Technology

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

10 Dec 2014 15:29 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

4 Nov 2014 09:35 News

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(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

15 Oct 2014 14:24 Technology

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

8 Sep 2014 15:12 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

25 Jun 2014 12:35 News

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

8 Jun 2014 21:57 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

22 Jan 2014 16:49 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

2 Jan 2014 12:02 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

12 Nov 2013 10:03 Technology

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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

20 Feb 2013 00:00 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

1 Nov 2012 00:00 Devices