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Polymer solutions company Covestro is highlighting its material portfolio for OEMs at MD&M East this week. more

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Researchers in southern California have developed a polymer-based material to help record activity more deeply in the brain. more

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Two winners from UK universities have been awarded large grants to help fund research into new bioelectronics devices. more

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A team of researchers at the University of Melbourne are developing nanoparticles that could potentially fight some of the most dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria. more

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Teleflex Medical OEM has launched a proprietary, hydrophilic surface coating for polymer-based devices that are navigated through the vascular system. more

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European polymer distributor Ultrapolymers has announced it is extending its distribution agreement with styrenics supplier, Ineos Styrolution Styrenic Specialties. more

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Graham Engineering Corporation explains why the next generation of automatic die centering technology could help to minimize die drool. more

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Anja Flossbach, Velox. explains what is at stake when it comes to the right material choice for the development of medical and pharmaceutical devices. more

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Ineos Styrolution has presented its new styrenic solutions for the healthcare industry at Pharmapack 2018. more

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Specialty plastics provider Eastman is demonstrating its latest advancement in biocompatible medical-grade polymers for medical device housings and hardware at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West tradeshow. more

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Trinseo explains how polymers are boosting quality in drug delivery devices, enabling patients to lead an active lifestyle. more

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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