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Issue 42

Professor Andrew Dove, University of Birmingham, has won the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Norman Heatley Award for 2018. more

News

This Netflix title aims to highlight the horrors of the medical device market. more

News

Best practice testing at Boddingtons, Med-Tech Innovation exhibitor. more

News

Jay Tourigny, MicroCare Medical, looks at cleaning medical device components with next generation solvents. more

Opinion

Headed up by Michael van der Jag, Parx Plastics is pushing the boundaries with antimicrobial technology. Derived from biomimicry and inspired by nature, it may have particular importance in orthopaedic procedures. more

Opinion

Plastic Granules

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Siobhan Bastiansen, Velox explains why material suppliers and device manufacturers can benefit from clarification and discusses how medical polymer producers have risen to the challenge to create indispensable value for processors and OEMs. more

Opinion

The FDA has approved Medtronic’s Infuse(TM) Bone Graft in new spine surgery indications. more

News

How Netstal expertise in high-end injection moulding is being used for in-vitro diagnostics. more

News

Jon Blaze, Jonathan Lee Contract Recruitment, explores how the use of specialised contractors can help businesses implement Industry 4.0. more

Opinion

The update to ISO 13485 doesn’t exactly make for light reading – which is why Med-Tech Innovation News asked Richard Poate, senior manager at notified body Tüv Süd for help in deciphering the revised standard. more

Opinion

Lu Rahman picks some of her favourite ways in which 3D printing is gaining ground in the manufacturing realm more

News

Dr Isabell Lang-Zwosta, Dr Knoell Consult, discusses clinical evaluation reports and the challenges and consequences for the medical device industry. more

News

The North West of the UK is a technological key driver. Lu Rahman looks at why this may benefit the UK’s uptake of Industry 4.0. more

Opinion

Reporter for Medical Plastics News, Reece Armstrong, has been making his way across Europe’s medtech sector to pick out some of its most exciting hotspots for innovation. more

Opinion

Nigel Flowers, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, examines the use and potential of bioplastics in the medical plastics sector more

Opinion

Lin Römer, co-founder of AMSilk, discusses how a silk protein coating could change implants and the safety of medical devices everywhere. more

Opinion

Tony Kaufman, and Del R Lawson, 3M’s Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division, outline the role that adhesives play in digital wearable medical devices. more

Opinion

Lu Rahman writes about how little has changed for women within life sciences and why now is time for change. more

Opinion