Dealing with Electronic Component Obsolescence in Medical Devices

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 full article
Robert Fischell, PhD.

4 Life Lessons from a Medtech Pioneer

4 Life Lessons from a Medtech Pioneer 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...
David Kleidermacher

Im Gespräch mit David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer bei BlackBerry

David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer bei BlackBerry, wird am Dienstag, den 04. April 2017 auf der Medtec Europe anwesend sein. Wir haben die Gelegenheit genutzt, ihm im Vorlauf der Messe...
Beim Auftakttreffen der neuen Konferenz »Medical Device Manufacturing« diskutieren internationale Experten u.a. über Technologien wie 3D-Druck. Im Bild eine generativ gefertigte Fußprothese.

Kongress für Medizintechnik kommt nach Stuttgart

03.03.2017 Zeitgleich zur Medtec Europe will das Fraunhofer IPA in Kooperation mit dem Messeveranstalter UBM und der Landesmesse Stuttgart ein neues Kongressformat etablieren. Die Fachkonferenz »...

Oliver-Tolas® Healthcare Packaging & Mangar Medical Packaging announce shared company name, Oliver™

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA – January 25, 2017 – Oliver-Tolas® Healthcare Packaging and Mangar Medical Packaging joined forces in May of last year and announce today that they will do business as...
bionic eyes

Bionic Eye Receives Approval for Trials in UK 0

Kristopher Sturgis A life-altering bionic eye device that could partially restore eyesight for patients suffering from retinitis pigmentosa has received NHS approval in the UK. The National Health...
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Zimmer Biomet Launches Personalized Shoulder Implant

The Comprehensive Vault Reconstruction System is meant to meet an unmet need for shoulder specialists. Chris Newmarker Zimmer Biomet recently announced the launch of its Comprehensive Vault...
bionic eyes

Bionic Eyes Are Getting Even Better

French medtech firm Pixium announces the first successful implantation of its 150-electrode bionic vision system, with the person receiving the implant reporting that he can see light again. Nancy...
Primasil guides Mobile Onboard

Primasil guides Mobile Onboard through successful proof of concept

Primasil Silicones’ expertise and ‘can do’ attitude have helped transform a bright idea into a practical and potentially life-changing solution for bus passengers with visual or hearing impairments...
A New Design for Opioid Overdose Treatment

A New Design for Opioid Overdose Treatment

An industrial designer witnessing opioid addiction in his community creates a new, improved device designed to deliver treatment in case of an overdose.

Digitization - What it really means for the Medical Devices Industry

Jürgen Zimmermann, Sales Executive, Siemens Industry Software GmbH (Germany), and Olaf Haupt, Sales Director, Camstar Europe, Siemens Industry SoftwareGmbH (Germany) will be at Medtec Europe this...

Financing for early stage Med Tech start-ups

Jürg Martin, President, MSM Group AG, will be at Medtec Europe talking about the importance of financing for start-ups. He's spoken to us ahead of his session and given us an overview of what he will...