Dedicated to design & manufacturing for medical device
25-27 September 2019 | Shanghai,China
2018.10.26 8 Medtech Manufacturing Trends You Need to Know
The manufacturing industry is on an upward growth trajectory, fueled by a strong economy and steady demand for products. But the $6.2 trillion industry is also faced with a host of challenges that are making it tough for
2018.10.26 5 Steps to Move 3D Printing Processes from Prototyping to Production
Thanks to 3D printing, mass customization of medical devices offers a number of benefits to both patients and the healthcare system.
2018.10.24 Making Injection Molding More Efficient
Thanks to a new validation and part process, molders can now replicate transferable plastic conditions that can save millions of a dollars a year and reduce machine downtime.
2018.07.26 Coming Clean: Developing Standards for Cleaning Reusable Devices and Instruments
Five years ago, I shuddered to read the headlines about “dirty” endoscopes being used in colonoscopies and the speculation that followed. Are colonoscopies really safe? Is this what’s creating new superbugs? Why weren’t hospitals doing a better job of removing biomaterial and debris on these reusable devices?
2018.06.26 Simplifying Medical Device Labeling in a Complex Environment
How simple labeling changes can drive big results for medical device manufacturers.
2018.06.01 Insourcing vs. Outsourcing: What’s the Right Option for You?
You may be considering bringing more functions in-house, but be sure to consider the real costs.
2018.03.27 5 Ways Cyber-Physical Systems are Transforming Manufacturing
Dr. James Truchard believes that cyber-physical systems (CPS) are ushering in the next industrial revolution.
2018.03.09 New 3D printing method to insert sensors in soft robots
Harvard researchers have developed a platform for creating soft robots with embedded sensors that can sense movement, pressure, touch and temperature. Credit: Ryan L Truby / Harvard University.
Researchers at the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in the US have developed a new approach to generate robotic actuators with integrated sensing capabilities.
2018.03.01 7 Considerations for Designing Medical Device Mechanisms
A mechanism is a system of parts working together to create motion or transmit force. Mechanisms can be the defining feature of a successful medical device, but deserve careful consideration as the wrong choices can lead to safety and efficacy problems, which means added effort to fix problems in the best case or patient harm in the worst.
2018.02.24 Repeat sterilization for adhesives in reusable and non-disposable devices
Here’s a review of the common adhesive materials and their reaction to sterilization processes.