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North America Issue 8

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? 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. more

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

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

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

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

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

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