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North America Issue 8

Lindsay Mann, MTD Micromolding explains how to overcome roadblocks when producing a micro medical breakthrough Read more

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Roger Hendrick, Specialty Products Division of DowDuPont, and Carolin Vogel, Specialty Plastics, Eastman Chemical Company, explain how new technology broadens medical device materials and design options Read more

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Morgane Lagneaux, Velox, outlines the sterilization considerations to bear in mind when choosing a particular medical plastic Read more

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Understanding the importance of TIR17 for medical device manufacturers: TIR17 has evolved over the years to be a necessary resource for device manufacturers, says Wendy Wangsgard, Nelson Labs. Read more

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Aaron Johnson, Accumold, looks at ways to harness disruptive technologies and make change work to your advantage. Read more

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We quite often hear that the medical device sector isn’t about revolution but evolution. But does it really matter? And does that detract from some of the innovative and groundbreaking products on the market? Read more

Opinion

PolyOne has collaborated with Rapid Oxygen, a Stamford, CT-based company, on polymer selection for the development of its new emergency oxygen device called R15. Read more

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Freudenberg Medical has announced several new options for medical device companies looking to accelerate time to market. Read more

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Surgical Innovation Associates receives FDA clearance to market advanced bioabsorbable mesh for reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Read more

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Press reports have highlighted the Series 4 Apple Watch’s new FDA-cleared features and focussed on its use a potential medical device. Lu Rahman looks at what the product offers and is somewhat sceptical of its latest labelling. Read more

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Maik Endler, Knoell Germany, examines the challenges for start-ups gaining medical device approval. Read more

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Elizabeth Roberts, Currier Plastics, outlines the importance of custom molding from start to finish in the IVD industry Read more

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Foster Corporation, polymer solutions expert for medical devices, has launched ProPell T which is designed to offer lower lubricity and translucency in medical device components. Read more

Technology

In the future, smart soft robotic exosuits could be worn by soldiers, fire fighters and rescue workers to help them cross difficult terrain and help them perform their respective tasks more effectively. Read more

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London-based architects Tonkin Liu has used its architectural expertise to invent a medical device. Read more

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