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How to Cut Software-Related Medical Device Failures and Recalls

13/07/2017
Medical device recalls nearly doubled from fiscal years 2003 to 2012, according to the FDA. While some attribute the spike to increased reporting on the part of device manufacturers, others blame...

DEALING WITH ELECTRONIC COMPONENT OBSOLESCENCE IN MEDICAL DEVICES

06/07/2017
While many consumer devices have lifecycles of 18 months, medical device developers often must deal with lifecycles in excess of a decade. Click the link to read the complete article
Robert Fischell

4 LIFE LESSONS FROM A MEDTECH PIONEER

19/06/2017
Robert E. Fischell, PhD, winner of the 2017 MDEA Lifetime Achievement Award, shared some of the wisdom he has gained from more than 50 years in the medical device business during MD&M East this...
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Time for Change—Understanding the New European Medical Device Regulations

12/06/2017
A regulatory expert discusses the most significant changes in the new European Medical Device Regulation that manufacturers will need to look out for and gives guidance on how to adapt your business...
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RAUMEDIC features its polymer expertise in silicone injection molding, micro molding, catheter assembly operations as well as customized syringe systems

30/09/2016
Galway – RAUMEDIC will present World Class Polymer Solutions at the leading event for medical device technologies in Ireland. This year RAUMEDIC focuses on its polymer expertise, in silicone...
New Multiport Series

The West Group - New Multiport Series can connect up to 10 Fluid Lines

29/09/2016
Contains 1/16" flow capacity. Made from Durable, Natural Acetal Thermoplastic. Linktech have recently released the new 100AC Series couplings, featuring an intuitive slide latch that easily connects...
Robotic Services

Collision Force Measurement Tool for use in Collaborative Robotics

27/09/2016
27/09/2016 The Collision Force Measurement tool allows for CE Marking & Safety Validation of Robotic and Collaborative Robotic Applications (COBOT). This product by Pilz ensures full compliance...
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Gary Marriott, from Advanced Chemical Etching explains TiME® – Titanium Molecular Etching

20/09/2016
Titanium is renowned for its strength and lightweight properties but it is difficult to etch due to the fact that it rapidly forms a protective oxidised coating when exposed to air; a coating that is...
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Latest Robot Safety technology from Mitsubishi Electric to be displayed at Medtec Ireland 2016

15/09/2016
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new optional Safety Solution called “MELFA SafePlus” for its MELFA F Series industrial robots. The new technology limits the speed, range of movement or torque of...
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3P Innovation Ltd - MA3 – Cleanroom and aseptic automation platform

07/09/2016
MA3 – Cleanroom and aseptic automation platform Helps customers to reduce time-to-market by >60%. MA3 enables accelerated product development and reduced development costs, delivering rapid...
Diabetes

Garry Duffy Interview: Research Project Explores New Ways to Fight Diabetes

20/06/2016
An EU-funded project is working on a new technique and novel devices to enhance the transplant and survival of insulin producing pancreatic islets for the treatment of diabetes. Garry Duffy, senior...
Sean McNulty

Sean McNulty Interview: Insights into Designing Wearable Technology Services and Products

20/06/2016
Wearable technology can help to solve many problems in the healthcare industry in the future. But to convince patients to use the technology, manufacturers need to work hard to get the design of the...