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A team of researchers from ETH Zurich has developed a silicone heart that closely resembles a human heart. more

1 Aug 2017 15:10 Devices

Supplier of medical tubing solutions Natvar, has expanded its product portfolio with new silicone extrusion tubing capability. more

5 Jun 2017 09:20 Devices

A new tight-tolerance microextrusion medical tubing product line and a global expansion of its silicone extrusion capabilities will be featured by Natvar, at MD&M East, June 13-15, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City. more

15 May 2017 10:20 Technology

Markus Rössler, Raumedic outlines how silicone has a crucial role to play in the manufacture of medication and feeding pumps more

15 Feb 2017 10:00 News

Contract research and manufacturing organisation, Foster Delivery Science, and manufacturer ProMed Pharma have announced a commercial partnership to provide comprehensive contract services for pharmaceutical and combination device applications. more

13 Feb 2017 16:00 News

Global provider of silicones and silicon-based technology, Dow Corning, is exhibiting at MD&M West in Anaheim this year. more

8 Feb 2017 10:30 News

Breast implants and medicine in the UK are to be printed with barcodes to help improve patient safety. more

3 Jan 2017 08:20 News

Supplier of silicones and silicone solutions Dow Corning has presented its latest advances in high-end silicone technology at Compamed 2016. more

14 Nov 2016 11:45 News

Master Bond MasterSil 910Med is a one part acetoxy type silicone system that meets USP Class VI specifications for biocompatibility and ISO 10993-5 testing for cytotoxicity. more

8 Nov 2016 14:50 News

Primasil and Mobile Onboard, an on-bus technology developer, have collaborated on a silicone rubber wearable device that vibrates and flashes to tell visually or hearing impaired passengers when their stop is approaching more

10 Jun 2016 14:36 Devices

Christine Weber and Audrey Wipret, Dow Corning outline how silicone pressure sensitive adhesives are helping to meet the challenges of medical device adherence more

9 Jun 2016 11:07 , Devices

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A silicone-based polymer has been developed that can temporarily protect skin and with further development could be used to deliver drugs more

16 May 2016 14:53 Technology

The Helios silicone ring sits just inside the eye and delivers time-released drugs to help reduce glaucoma symptoms more

13 May 2016 11:49 Devices

At Chinaplas 2016, Dow Corning has launched its new silicone masterbatch designed to reduce the coefficient of friction (COF) in high-speed form-fill-seal (FFS) packaging operations more

27 Apr 2016 15:05 News

Silefin is the connection between silicone and polyolefin, says Raumedic more

12 Apr 2016 10:03 News

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved the marketing of a contact lens device that can help in the treatment of optic nerve damage more

25 Mar 2016 10:10 News

Sil-Pro is to take sole ownership of Sil-Pro Machining Solutions, formerly MMI Precision more

5 Jan 2016 16:01 News

Lubrizol LifeSciences is investing £9.9m ($15m) to expand its global manufacturing facilities more

11 Dec 2015 12:19 News

An ingestible sensor has been developed that can measure heart and breathing rates from within the digestive tract more

1 Dec 2015 11:45 News

Primasil Silicones is showcasing its cooling cap, developed in collaboration with The University of Huddersfield for Paxman, at Compamed more

19 Nov 2015 09:20 News