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Smart health is the name of the game at this year's Medtec Europe, which is taking place this week in Stuttgart. Patrick von Meiss, head of sales at Swiss contract manufacturer Valtronic explored the many evolving challenges of using electronics in m Read more

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Every business wants to know what lies ahead. As smart devices become the norm, Aaron Johnson, Accumold, looks at the future of medical device design and the role that micro moulding has to play Read more

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Researchers at Tufts University, in collaboration with a team at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, have come up with an electronic implant that eliminated bacterial infection in mice Read more

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Crux Product design ltd is unveiling for the first time its innovative Smart electronic inhaler prototype in Hall 8B Stand K16. Read more

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At Medica this month in Düsseldorf, Germany, UK-based product design and engineering consultancy eg technology will introduce a novel medical device which helps treat children who wet their beds. The device is the Orion Enuresis Monitor. Read more

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Source: Holst Centre.

Plastic electronics are revolutionising consumer products, especially audio visual. This round up, written by the organisers of K, Messe Düsseldorf, presents some of the most exciting advances, including OLEDs and flexible electronic paper. Read more

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Source: Morgan Advanced Materials.

Implantable pulse generators (IPGs) are battery-powered micro-electronic neurostimulators. This article from Morgan Advanced Materials explores the use of advanced ceramic materials in neuromodulation applications. Read more

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IDC MS MONITOR

Source: IDC.

Two recent IDC projects have reached completion—an electronic device to monitor signs that an MS patient is nearing an inflammatory attack, and an additively manufactured microfluidic plastic device with an embedded microchip. Read more

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Plastic electronics

Source: Engel.

The development of smart plastics—moulded components with capacitive electronic functionality—offers device manufacturers the opportunity to develop wipe-clean electronic buttons and switches while improving production and achieving better designs. Read more

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Clariant has moved into supplying inks for printed electronics through its acquisition of nano-silver ink technology platform from German chemical giant Bayer. Read more

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