Dedicated to design & manufacturing for medical device
25-27 September 2019 | Shanghai,China
2019.08.19 New 3D printer's build chamber can be converted into a cleanroom
A new 3D printer with an integrated temperature control and filtration system allows users to create a cleanroom environment within the build chamber. Developed by Munich-based startup Kumovis, the 3D printer enables the manufacture of patient-specific implants and other medical products in high-performance plastics, including PEEK. The R1 3D printer went into series production this week.
2019.03.15 Medtech Injection Molder Sees the ‘Digital Light’
Diversified Plastics adopts Carbon’s novel approach to additive manufacturing technology.
2019.01.29 Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2019
Alternate therapies for pain. The use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. Expanded window to treat stroke patients. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of doctors and researchers.
2019.01.08 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 companies to recruit and retain a sufficient workforce. A new report from Aerotek, a recruitment and staffing agency based in Hanover, MD, points to several modern manufacturing trends that are creating a hiring dilemma across the industry, including in the medical device sector. According to the report, companies are adjusting to these obstacles by making workforce plans for a future that could look very different.
2018.12.07 Why Are Devices the Last-in-Line Treatment for Chronic Pain?
Despite the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States, guidelines don’t list alternative device therapies such as neurostimulators as options for treating chronic pain. What gives?
2018.12.05 How Can Nanotechnologies Aid Implantable Drug-Delivery Systems?
An industry expert shares how emerging micro and nanotechnologies could shape the next generation of implantable drug-delivery systems.
2018.09.04 Immersive Technologies in Medical Device Development: Today and Tomorrow
A medtech expert said the exploratory phase of the design process often begins with the need to understand an existing product, its use environment, and the impact of the user’s ability to perform tasks successfully and safely.
2018.08.28 New Hip Replacement Procedure Launches
The FDA-cleared system customizes implants as well as surgical instruments to get the best fit for each patient.
2018.08.10 How robots are revolutionising medical device manufacturing
The factory of the future is a term that has been thrown around for a number of years now but what does it me
2018.08.06 Brain cancer stem cells manipulated on a ‘lab on chip’ for first time
Sumcastec is a new European research collaboration between academic universities and the industry partner Creo Medical. The project is aiming to develop microtechnology devices that will ultimately be able to combat tw