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Rui Soares, CENTIMFE - technological center for the moldmaking, special tooling and plastic industries from Engineering & Tooling Cluster in Portugal, presents a case study on advanced technological approaches for the development of medical devices. Read more

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Stephanie Steichen, technical service and development specialist, DuPont explains the challenges associated with medical wearable technologies. Read more

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The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) has been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expansion of the Case for Quality and medical device cybersecurity programs. Read more

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Over 2,400 medical device manufacturers from around the world have signed up to use the Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN), the de facto global standard for identifying the world’s medical devices, since April 2019. Read more

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The UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October. This will bring important changes to doing business. Here are six things life science companies can do now to get ready. Read more

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Cybersecurity solutions provider Nova Leah has achieved certification for quality management and information security management. Read more

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NHS Tayside says Datalogic laser marking technology has been an ‘essential asset’ to track and trace reusable medical devices and ensure the prevention of high-risk instrument migration at its Central Decontamination Unit (CDU). Read more

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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

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Using design teams in both the UK and China, Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC), has developed the G3 sleep apnoea device for Chinese medical company, BMC. Read more

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The MHRA has reiterated guidance on how medical devices will be regulated in the event of a no deal Brexit. Read more

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Care providers are more susceptible to cyberattacks than ever, according to new research from digital platform security firm Irdeto. Read more

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Polygon Composites Technology, a producer of composite tubing, bearings, and cylinders will exhibit its tubing for surgical applications at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis. Read more

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Oval Medical Technologies, which develops patient-centric autoinjectors, has signalled a new stage in its growth with a move to a purpose-designed facility in Cambridge Research Park. Read more

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Provisional findings from the Pharmapack innovation Index is showing that innovation in drug delivery is accelerating across Europe – and that Switzerland has overtaken Germany as Europe’s most innovative drug delivery market. Read more

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Web content editor Ian Bolland spoke to Morgan Palmer, chief technology officer and Kim Wakeman, solutions engineer at ETQ about the FDA’s decision to formally end the Alternative Summary Reporting (ASR) Program. Read more

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Stacie Hoffmann, digital policy and cyber security consultant at Oxford Information Labs and the lead author of the IoT Security Foundation’s healthcare white paper, writes about the security requirements needed for medical devices. Read more

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Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies has announced that Ethicon has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its VistaSeal open and laparoscopic Dual Applicators, to address surgical bleeding Read more

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Cognizant has agreed to acquire Zenith Technologies, a privately-held life sciences manufacturing technology services company headquartered in Cork, Ireland. Read more

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Teleflex Medical OEM, a medical device development and manufacturing services specialist announces the opening of two new centres in Mansfield, Massachusetts and Maple Grove, Minnesota. Read more

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Mark Turner, managing director of Medical Engineering Technologies (MET) discusses the new relevance of chemical characterisation in medical device compatibility. Read more

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