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As medical device design and technology offers us innovative products with increasingly sophisticated functionality, security issues are becoming key, says Lu Rahman. more

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Dr Albrecht Poth, Dr Knoell Consult, examines biological evaluation and the challenges and consequences for the medical device industry. more

Opinion

The organiser of NPE2018  says this year’s event – which takes place on 7-11 May in Orlando, Florida ­– will allow visitors to track trends, innovation, new products and connect with industry leaders. more

News

Lorna O’Gara, Ultrapolymers looks at polymer innovation in healthcare through inter-material replacement more

Opinion

Microscopic flaws in material structure can lead to stent deformation after implantation, by Anne Trafton, MIT News. more

News

Chinaplas 2018 offers a wealth of informative features at this year’s show including Medical Plastics Connect and the Industry 4.0 Conference. more

News

Lu Rahman looks at the state of China's healthcare market and asks why it is growing at an unprecedented rate. more

Opinion

Cikautxo Medical OEM explains the benefits of integrated sensors in catheters. more

Opinion

Thor Rollins, Piet Christiaens and Matthew R Jorgensen, Nelson Labs, explain why E&L testing offers an expedited path towards enhanced patient safety. more

Opinion

Head of content at Medical Plastics News, Lu Rahman, discusses the positive and negative impacts that innovation can have within the healthcare and medtech sectors. more

Opinion

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

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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

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

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