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  • How a versatile epoxy is enabling brain stimulation

    Rohit Ramnath, Senior Product Engineer, Master Bond In but another example of how useful and critical epoxies can be, researchers in Israel used a two-part epoxy to construct a magnetic coil to stimulate animal brain neurons via a magnetic field. Designers of medical electronics assemblies have many options to choose from when selecting one or […]

  • Pros and cons of MDNR and MDMA medical device registration in Saudi Arabia

    By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Now that Saudi Arabian medical device regulators have exempted some low-risk products from full registration requirements, qualifying manufacturers should consider whether standard or fast-track access to the Saudi market best suits their business needs. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog […]

  • How middleware is changing medtech

    Medtech developers can take advantage of middleware technology to gain a competitive advantage. By Tim Gee, principal of Medical Connectivity Two macro trends are affecting how medical devices and systems are designed: Adoption of off-the-shelf (OTS) computing technology to extend the power and capabilities of traditional embedded system medical devices; and the evolution of software […]

  • How have medtech launches and prototyping evolved with 3D printing?

    Here are three basic ways that 3D printing can help you get your medical device project off the ground. Jim Medsker, Keystone Solutions Group Additive manufacturing, commonly referred to as 3D printing, began to surface in the 1980s. Since then, the technology has quickly become a valuable tool for creating plastic prototype parts in a rapid […]

  • Appirio launches solutions for Salesforce Lightning Bolt

    Wipro company Appirio recently launched new solutions that are built on Salesforce Lightning to deliver personalized and industry-specific services. The solutions that the company is ordering are all Lightning Bolts which are frameworks that allow companies to create functional and customer-facing websites. It is designed to increase collaboration and communication during crucial interaction points while […]

  • Sterigenics parent company is now Sotera Health

    Sterigenics International said today that it has changed the name of its parent company to Sotera Health, with Nelson Labs, Nordion and Sterigenics as Sotera’s three operating companies. The new name drew its inspiration from the name of the Greek goddess of safety, Soteria, and is meant to reflect the company’s commitment to global health. […]

  • Scapa Healthcare introducing new ultra-flexible silicone gel adhesive

    Scapa Healthcare – maker of skin-friendly adhesives – will introduce its new ultra-flexible Scapa Soft-Pro Silicone Gel 6058 at the 2017 Medica Trade Fair, Nov. 13–16 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Silicone Gel 6058 is the most flexible silicone in Scapa’s product portfolio, according to the Windsor, Conn.–based company. It is conformable and contours to challenging anatomical […]

  • Chesapeake IRB, Schulman IRB merge to form Advarra

    Chesapeake IRB and Schulman IRB have merged to form Advarra, a new provider of IRB, institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and research compliance services. “By coming together as Advarra, we are merging the highest quality review organizations in the industry,” Jeffrey Wendel, president and CEO of Chesapeake IRB said. “Through a customer-centric integration, we will be […]

  • Greenlight Guru adds Grow to quality management software platform

    Greenlight Guru recently announced the introduction of its Grow software product to assist medical device companies with quality management after product launch. The Indianapolis-based company’s first product, Go, focused on helping medtech companies utilize design control, risk management and document management software to bring FDA and ISO-compliant medical devices to market in less time. Many […]

  • Enhancing catheter steerability and deflection

    It’s all in the tip when it comes to making catheters with state-of-the-art steerability and deflection. Andy Black and Tanner Hargens, Medical Murray Steerable catheters Catheters often need to navigate tortuous anatomy with precise control of the catheter tip. Steerable catheters are often utilized for access into side branches from parent vessels to introduce guidewires […]

  • Report: Q3 medical device recalls down 39%

    Medical device recalls have declined 39% for the third quarter, settling at 167, the lowest quarter the US has seen since the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a new Stericycle Expert Solutions report. Recalled units were up, however, rising 1% to 68 million which positioned it higher than 16 of the last 19 quarters, […]