A new £10 million “Polymer Innovation Centre” has been opened by polymer solutions provider Victrex. more

30 Nov 2017 12:20 News

Biofabrication of Orthopaedics in a New Era (BONE) will study how biodegradable polymers with bioactive properties can steer cell activity and tissue regeneration more

25 Oct 2017 09:00 News

Lindsay Brownell, Wyss Institute, explains how medical-grade bio-glue inspired by slugs sticks to biological surfaces without toxicity. more

6 Oct 2017 09:50 News

Medical compounds manufacturer Tekni-Plex will be exhibiting its latest and closure liners for medical devices and pharmaceutical applications at CPHI InnoPack, 24-26 October. more

5 Oct 2017 10:50 News

Provider of raw material specialities for the plastics industry, Velox, is returning to this year’s Compamed after several years of not attending. more

3 Oct 2017 16:10 News

Lu Rahman talks about the recent findings of plastic being found in water across the globe and what the medical plastics industry holds for future innovations. more

29 Sep 2017 11:54 Opinion

Plastic has a valuable role to play in manufacturing, particularly medical polymers. Let’s make sure the recent report on plastic fibres in global water supplies pushes us to think about how we address the way we dispose of plastic goods more

7 Sep 2017 11:39 Opinion

Specialty materials company Velox is set to attend this year’s international trade fair for plastics processing, Fakuma, taking place 17 – 21 October in Friedrichshafen, Germany. more

7 Sep 2017 09:10 News

Research projects have highlighted the increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practice as well as the potential benefits to patients. more

30 Aug 2017 10:25 News

APMT explains how its ACOMP system provides real-time monitoring, characterisation and control of polymer properties for medical applications. more

27 Apr 2017 14:50 Opinion

Vaginal polymer implants said to caused pain and severe discomfort to over 800 women more

18 Apr 2017 11:37 News

Scientists at Hatzövf University in Germany have developed what they believe could be a cure for baldness using polymer-based technology. more

1 Apr 2017 00:05 News

A new report released by TMR Research, provider of market research and consulting services, has outlined the key trends in the global medical polymers market, highlighting the industry’s dependence on the growth of the pharmaceutical industry. more

15 Mar 2017 11:30 News

Lindsay Mann, MTD Micro Molding, examines micro moulding bioabsorbable polymers. What impacts quality, performance, cost-effectiveness, and speed-to-market? And why aren’t they your average thermoplastic? more

1 Mar 2017 10:00 News

Richard Padbury, Lucideon looks at high performance polymers with superhero properties – what’s available today and for the future. more

23 Feb 2017 14:00 North America

Covestro (the spin-out which previously formed Bayer's material science division) promises punters "game-changing applications" at MD&M West in Anaheim this week. more

7 Feb 2017 09:30 News

Polymer and component system provider for the medical technology and pharmaceutical industry, Raumedic are exhibiting at the MD&M West show in Anaheim. more

6 Feb 2017 10:00 News

To serve the needs of the pharmaceutical industry and users, Nemera and Terumo agreed to cooperate to confirm compatibility between PLAJEX COP pre-fillable syringes and the Safe’n’Sound platform. more

27 Jan 2017 15:16 News

This May, paper five pound notes will cease to be legal tender. And since the average fiver has at least 136 exchanges a year, we thought we’d find out how clean the new polymer notes are, so you know just what you’re putting your hands on. more

18 Jan 2017 15:35 News

Specialty chemical company, Clariant, has announced it will exhibit at Pharmapack Europe this year. more

18 Jan 2017 12:15 News

Teknor Apex's restructured product portfolio offers device designers and manufacturers multiple raw material options more

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