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Issue 40

Joey Glassco, Elena Draganoiu and Carey Boyum, Lubrizol LifeSciences, explain how implantable drug-eluting devices provide a novel approach to patient care more

News

Experts at the University of Warwick have produced microscopic footage of the potentially deadly E. coli bacteria being wiped out in just two hours on an antimicrobial treated ‘intelligent’ surface. more

News

A team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has developed a micro-fabrication approach that enables the assembly of robots from composite materials. more

News

Jeremy Russell, OR Productivity, surgical robot expert, pinpoints where the challenges and opportunities are in the surgical robot market more

Opinion

The benefits that robotic systems can bring to medical device manufacturing are well-known. Lu Rahman looks at some successful installations and some of the future developments ahead. more

Opinion

Dr Michail Karavolos from antimicrobial technology specialist, BioCote, shares his expertise on coatings that control infections. more

Opinion

Graham Reynolds, West Pharmaceutical Services, explains how patient-centric drug delivery is having a marked effect on device manufacture. more

Opinion

Anja Flossbach, Velox. explains what is at stake when it comes to the right material choice for the development of medical and pharmaceutical devices. more

Opinion

Invibio looks at augmented biomaterial for the next generation of spinal implants. more

Opinion

Dassault Systèmes’ Living Heart project not only puts a new perspective on medical research but also provides a valuable tool for medical device manufacturers. more

News

With new requirements on quality management for medical devices set for March 2019, FMI asks how OEMs can recognise whether suppliers will achieve certification on time? more

News

Industry 4.0 is a buzzword in the industry at the moment. LeaderMES examines how this next industrial revolution will impact medical manufacturing. more

Opinion

Huthwaite International is a global provider of sales, negotiation and communication skills development. The company’s David Freedman, director at sales, explains five ways to help secure a sale. more

Opinion

Trinseo explains how polymers are boosting quality in drug delivery devices, enabling patients to lead an active lifestyle. more

Opinion

Scotland has much to offer the global life science sector. So why are we hearing that it’s not reaching its potential? more

Opinion

The pelvic mesh scandal isn’t going away with many women reporting severe adverse effects of the product. Reece Armstrong has been following events and outlines where we are now more

News

Head of content at MPN, Lu Rahman reflects on 2017, discussing the gender pay gap and where medical plastics fit into the world's plastic waste problem. more

Opinion