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Issue 34

At the University of California, scientists have created what they’re calling a Wolverine-inspired transparent, self-healing, conductive material with a range of potential uses including powering artificial muscles more

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IBM Research state that the development of nano medical devices will help us know if we need to see a doctor. more

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Clinical results presented by surgeons at the 2016 annual meeting of the North American Spine Society have shown high fusion rates at six months as well as beneficial clinical outcomes for patients when PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced is used. more

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A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona has successfully performed Spain’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. more

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Frost & Sullivan, Gary Jeffery comments on the implications of Brexit for businesses both in and out of the UK. more

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Tegra Medical explains how the installation of Universal Robots had doubled production and enabled the company to keep up with customer demand more

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Richard Padbury, Lucideon looks at high performance polymers with superhero properties – what’s available today and for the future. more

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Josh Robertson, Compounding Solutions outlines the place that lubricious additives hold in medical device manufacture. more

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Iowa-based Accumold has been busy with expansion, growth, and innovation. Vice president of marketing and customer strategy, Aaron Johnson, shares Accumold’s thoughts on micro moulding, medical manufacturing and the future of the industry more

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Markus Rössler, Raumedic outlines how silicone has a crucial role to play in the manufacture of medication and feeding pumps more

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Alex Butler, MasterControl, looks at the importance of cleanroom quality and planning and maintaining operations in the manufacture of medical devices. more

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Aneta Clark, medical packaging and advanced materials, Eastman Chemical Company outlines how to address industry needs for medical device packaging with advanced materials. more

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Rachel Nagy, Owen Mumford explains why a combined approach makes all the difference when managing manufacturing and design projects more

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Knowing what's involved when medical devices are reprocessed can help manufacturers understand what’s needed in the design and material choice. Stephen Spiegelberg, Cambridge Polymer Group, explains more

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Chinaplas 2017 will be held in Guangzhou from May 16 -19. Not only will more than 3,300 exhibitors introduce innovative solutions for the plastics industries, but there will be a range of events to meet the industry’s needs. more

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Maliha Carey, from legal firm, Stevens & Bolton asks is your app a medical device and why does it matter? more

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James Alexander, Procorre, explains how device manufacturers can prepare for the changes and gives practical steps on becoming fully compliant. more

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After the political excitement of 2016, the world is viewing 2017 with interest and the medtech sector is no exception, says Lu Rahman more

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As many of you know, the start of 2017 saw the launch of MPN North America, making our medical plastics community increasingly global. more

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Karsten Krone, for Schott, outlines when and with what drug, pharmaceutical manufacturers make the decision to use polymer in pre-fillable syringes more

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