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Lu Rahman looks at the new wave of robotics. Soft and pliable these new devices take their inspiration from nature offering great potential for healthcare. Are we about to witness a new group of very useful and compliant, flexible friends? more

9 Aug 2017 09:35 News

As the healthcare sector seeks to improve, innovate and economise, Scott Rader, general manager of healthcare solutions at Stratasys, offers insight into the technology’s ever increasing importance, and what the future may hold. more

3 Aug 2017 11:55 Opinion

To help combat cyber-threats across the life sciences industry, medical device makers are prioritising better cyber-security technology and improved governance and policies. more

2 Aug 2017 14:10 News

A report has been released by the NHS on the use of vaginal mesh implants in women following controversy surrounding the devices. Campaign group disappointed at the lack of action by NHS. more

27 Jul 2017 12:10 Devices

Technical thermoplastics compounder Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio with a number of new materials. more

4 Jul 2017 12:20 News

Health technology company Philips has announced the release of a portable patient monitoring system to be used during in-hospital transport and at the bedside. more

26 Jun 2017 10:30 News

Vancive Medical Technologies has teamed up with Eloquest Healthcare on a line of transparent post-operative dressings designed to enhance patient care. The device has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. more

21 Jun 2017 13:50 News

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions explains how it’s taking 2C LSR technology to the next level. more

20 Jun 2017 08:50 News

MPN speaks to CEO of Osso VR about its virtual reality platform which is helping train physicians is using medical devices. more

19 Jun 2017 15:40 Technology

Provider of styrenics, Ineos Styrolution will present its latest products for the healthcare industry at MD&M East in New York later this year. more

31 May 2017 09:40 News

Medtec Europe 2017 - more content, innovations, start-ups and tools, say organisers. more

3 Apr 2017 09:00 News

This week prime minister Theresa May officially invoked Article 50, thus triggering the process of exiting the EU, Dave Gray, editor of MPN's sister title Med-Tech Innovation looks at the possible outcomes for the UK's healthtech sector. more

31 Mar 2017 09:30 Opinion

Renowned for its prowess on the football field, Brazil also boasts an innovative and dynamic medical devices sector. ABIMO outlines what's behind this industry which accounts for 95% of the internal market and which generates 60,000 domestic jobs. more

30 Mar 2017 10:20 News

Science and technology partnering organisation, Innovate UK, is investing up to £15 million in projects that address technical or commercial challenges in health and life sciences. more

1 Mar 2017 12:15 News

Healthcare technology company Philips launches its next generation image-guided therapy (IGT) platform Azurion. more

23 Feb 2017 09:25 News

Plastics, chemical and refining company LyondellBasell, has introduced a new polypropylene (PP) random copolymer at Pharmapack Europe. more

2 Feb 2017 09:00 News

Analysis made by consulting firm Frost and Sullivan has predicted the expected growth to be made in the healthcare sector. more

2 Jan 2017 09:00 News

Global consulting firm specialising in the healthcare industry, PA Consulting, has finished a study that found reducing the time to market is the number one need among medical device companies. more

30 Dec 2016 09:00 News

Ian Matthews, Owen Mumford 3D Printing, explains how to harness the benefits and identify the restrictions of this technology. more

26 Dec 2016 09:00 News

We’ve created our very own 12 days of Christmas for the life science sector. Medical Plastics News, Digital Health Age and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer put a festive feel on the news in 2016. more

9 Dec 2016 12:08 Opinion