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Electronic components provider Schurter has passed the initial ISO 13485 medical standard certification as well as the occupational health and safety standard ISO 45001. Read more

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3M has announced that the company will be manufacturing an authorised generic version of Proventil HydroFluoroAlkane (HFA) in the United States. Read more

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Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe will be on stand G29 at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo. Read more

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Organ preservation university spin-out OrganOx has signed a five-year manufacturing contract with ITL Group for its portable, performance-critical medical device, metra, a normothermic perfusion system. Read more

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Medical device tubing producer Polygon is exhibiting its PolyMed Composite Tubing for surgical applications at MD&M West. Read more

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Polycarbonate supplier Covestro has introduced a new drug delivery conceptual device aimed to ensure medicines are delivered on time, accurately, and can connect medical providers and pharmacies with patients and caregivers. Read more

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Plastics technology researcher and developer Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that it claims could replace the traditional plastic used in medical equipment. Read more

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Eight medical device firms have been selected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help prevent and treat opioid use disorder. Read more

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Reece Armstrong looks into Netflix's latest documentary, The Bleeding Edge and examines the FDA's regulatory approvals for medical devices and why it needs to change. Read more

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Medical devices could revolutionise the treatment of wounds – but the NHS is still using a cost-per-unit approach to procurement. Paul Trueman, VP market access at Smith & Nephew, argues a performance-based strategy would cut costs in the long-term. Read more

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An IT expert has called for better data collection on medical devices to see if they have contributed to patient harm. Read more

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A new generation of brain scanner has been developed that allows patients to move around naturally whilst being scanned. Read more

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China’s ten-year national plan to help propel its biomedical and medical device manufacturing industry will increase competition in the Chinese medical market, according to data analytics company, GlobalData. Read more

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The company behind designs for a neonatal birth unit which uses blockchain technology has announced it will raise €15 million to help get the product to market. Read more

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