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The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research is to present its wearable and flexible technology for medical devices at the IDTechEX event in Santa Clara more

30 Oct 2015 15:45 News

Poly-Med Inc (PMI) has been issued two patents—an intravaginal drug delivery ring and a lactide-based copolymer which, in the presence of water, transforms into degradable tissue adhering film that can be used to deliver bioactive agents in a lumen. more

11 Sep 2013 09:26 Technology

The company serves as a niche medical device component supplier with core expertise in materials science and analysis, and textile engineering technologies more

27 Aug 2013 19:06 News

Secant analysis

Source: Secant.

When assessing materials for heart valve devices, traditional choices are polyester or PTFE. But these materials may bring limitations. Looking at options for the future, Peter D Gabriele and Ryan Heniford of the USA's Secant explain. more

27 Jun 2013 08:00 Opinion