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Lee Stacey, product evangelist, Thingstream, writes about challenges faced by the medical device industry amidst the growth of IoT, and new European regulations that come into force next year. Read more

Opinion

David Stirling, group chief executive officer, Zotefoams explains how thermoforming could offer medical device manufacturers the flexibility to design and produce a variety of custom thermoformed applications in a cost effective manner. Read more

News

MedPharmPlast Europe welcomed more than 50 industry experts during a two-day event in Frankfurt. Read more

News

NICE has released updated guidelines involving the use of surgical mesh products which were previously halted following an independent review. Read more

News

LIMB-art, a British design and manufacturing company announces plans to present new prosthetic leg cover designs at trade show, Naidex. Read more

Devices

Liners manufacturer Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, is displaying its latest pouch and lidding structures for medical device and pharmaceutical applications at MD&M West. Read more

News

Plastics technology researcher and developer Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that it claims could replace the traditional plastic used in medical equipment. Read more

News

Eight medical device firms have been selected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help prevent and treat opioid use disorder. Read more

North America

A patient has been successfully implanted with an eye pressure sensor for monitoring glaucoma provided by Implandata during its clinical study. Read more

News

Vancive Medical Technologies is featuring the company’s new products for advanced wound care, skin care, medical wearables and other medical device applications at Medica 2018. Read more

News

Qosina has introduced five new bonded, off-the-shelf extension lines to its product inventory. Each of these extension lines are designed with a combination of components. Read more

Devices

A crackdown on fake medicines and medical devices by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has netted a haul of illicit products worth in excess of £2 million. Read more

News

The Ram Group has launched what it’s calling ‘quantum sensor technology’, as a competitor to silicone-based sensors. Read more

Devices

CorWave, a French medical technology company has obtained patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office: for an ‘Implantable pump system having an undulating membrane’. Read more

North America

PolyVisions has developed a high-durability, highly chemical resistant, flame retardant material designed for housings and enclosures in medical device and lab instrumentation applications. Read more

Technology

International product design company, IDC (Industrial Design Consultancy), has announced it has transitioned to the medical device standard, ISO 13485:2016. Read more

News

Neil Oliver, Accutronics, looks at how wearables could help medical services manage the long-term health conditions that an ageing population brings Read more

Devices

Tim Steele, Microspec Corporation talks to MPN about the benefits and challenges of extrusion and why OEMs should take this process seriously Read more

Technology

Costa Rica’s medical device industry is being represented by the CR Med Supply consortium at MD&M East this week. Read more

News

Tim Jennings, Custom Case Group, explains why augmented and virtual reality technologies are primed to transform the medical device industry. Read more

Technology