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

Apr 27, 2017 2:50 PM Opinion

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

Apr 18, 2017 11:37 AM News

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

Apr 1, 2017 12:05 AM 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

Mar 15, 2017 11:30 AM 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

Mar 1, 2017 10:00 AM News

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

Feb 23, 2017 2:00 PM News

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

Feb 7, 2017 9:30 AM 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

Feb 6, 2017 10:00 AM 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

Jan 27, 2017 3:16 PM 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

Jan 18, 2017 3:35 PM News

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

Jan 18, 2017 12:15 PM News

Foster Corporation, provider of polymer solutions for healthcare markets, has been appointed as a North American distributor for supplier of specialty polymers, Solvay. more

Jan 17, 2017 2:15 PM News

Karsten Krone, for Schott, outlines when and with what drug, pharmaceutical manufacturers make the decision to use polymer in pre-fillable syringes more

Jan 2, 2017 12:20 PM News

A new wearable, silicone-based material has been developed by scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, biomaterial research group, Olivo Labs and biotech company Living Proof. more

Dec 7, 2016 11:30 AM News

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of polymer bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants more

Nov 28, 2016 2:35 PM News

Polymers that scavenge debris from dying cells appear to halt the cycle of chronic inflammation in lupus, while enhancing the body’s ability to combat flu, according to Duke Health studies in mice more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 PM News

Materials testing leader, Lucideon, has announced the release of a new research paper on biodegradable polymers published by a research team from the University of Cambridge. more

Nov 14, 2016 4:50 PM News

Hoan Tran, Kuraray America, explains how safety and performance lead the way for use of thermoplastic elastomers in the medical industry more

Nov 8, 2016 12:00 PM News

Solvay has appointed Foster Corporation as its newest distributor of Udel polysulfone (PSU) and Radel polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resins for the North American healthcare market. more

Nov 1, 2016 3:07 PM News

Leading supplier of specialty polymers, Solvay has announced that multiple of its medical grade polymers have been used to develop a lighter, more ergonomic and highly cost-effective kit of reusable instruments for spinal surgeries. more

Oct 26, 2016 10:45 AM

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

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