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Issue 31

Connect 2 Cleanrooms describes how it can deliver customer-driven cleanroom innovation for medical plastics manufacturing more

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Recent research has predicted that one in three jobs will be automated using robotics or software by 2025. Graham Mackrell, Harmonic Drive UK, looks at the future of robotics and the role they will continue to play. more

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New production processes using cyclic assembly, at LPKF have had a positive effect on the company’s clients and efficiency. more

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Hoan Tran, Kuraray America, explains how safety and performance lead the way for use of thermoplastic elastomers in the medical industry more

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According to EnXray its sterilisation product for the medical sector will improve efficiency as well as cutting costs allowing manufacturers to sterilise devices at the point of production. more

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King’s College Hospital improves patient care for complex cranio-maxillofacial disfigurement procedures since integrating Stratasys 3D printing. more

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Alan Thomas, Zwick Roell discusses catheter testing and how to address any challenges. more

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Darren Cooper, Stibo Systems, explains how the product-as-a-service model is disrupting the medical device market. more

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Amith Belawadi, The Tech Group, examines how 3D printing is being used in medical device contract manufacture and the benefits that improve lead times from concept to development and validation more

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Work by Evonik on biodegradable composite materials could replace metal in implants designed for repairing fractured bones as well as offering surgical benefits to patients more

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New research has led to the development of a biofilm which could mean an improved success rate for implants and the surrounding bone more

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The importance of medical devices is indisputable. But designing a successful product is a complex process taking into account not only the final function of the device but a range of additional factors too, including its interaction with humans. more

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Leading supplier of instruments systems and technology, Henniker, explains how plasma can aid catheter manufacture. more

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Rubber and plastic manufacturer Cikautxo Medical outlines the latest developments in vascular access devices and antimicrobial trends. more

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Christoph Lhota, Engel Medical, outlines the way in which innovative technologies are paving the way for efficient pharmaceutical packaging and drug carriers more

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The FDA has approved the testing of Medtronic’s Visualase laser ablation system in an epilepsy clinical trial. more

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Teknor Color Division has launched new colour concentrates with exceedingly small traces of an anti-counterfeit marker or taggant. more

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Inventor Alex Berry and UK heart surgeon Richard Trimlett are using the 3D technology to slash design and production costs, making what Trimlett describes as, "a quantum leap in medical research". more

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Work at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking at the way polymer-based materials can be turned into artificial muscles. This could mean says the NSF, that “robots of tomorrow may be able to squish, stretch and squeeze”. more

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International tennis superstar Andy Murray is set to become an ambassador for digital health devices more

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