All articles by Julian Turner

  1. The evolution of e-labelling in Europe

    The use of electronic labelling and instructions, known as e-labelling, is widely thought to have helped many users of medical…
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    16 Jun
  2. Moving mountains: the medical device supply chain

    Today’s medical devices are manufactured across the globe and can end up almost anywhere in the world. Manufacturers have complex…
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    30 Sep
  3. A patent is a virtue: brand protection

    Everyone knows something about patents, yet they remain widely misunderstood, and have, over the years, attracted their fair share of…
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    23 Sep
  4. Magnetic filtration: a new weapon

    Magnetic filtration has been actively applied in industrial processing, food processing and wastewater management strategies over several decades as a…
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    16 Sep
  5. IVDs: the outsourcing essentials

    In-vitro diagnostics (IVDs) are fundamental tools in the diagnosis of many medical conditions and incorporate many different technologies. Alongside the…
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    26 Aug
  6. How to select the right sterilisation partner

    Selection of the method of sterilisation to be used for a medical device occurs during product development and is an…
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    19 Aug
  7. Into the light: innovations in optoelectronics

    The use of optoelectronics, particularly in areas such as endoscopic medicine and surgery, biotechnology and ophthalmology, has grown significantly in…
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    12 Aug
  8. Microelectronic technology: IEDs spark into life

    The end of the 20th century provided the test bed for IED markets, demonstrating benefits such as reducing pain, extending…
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    5 Aug
  9. Take the green approach: drive growth with sustainable manufacturing

    The rising cost of raw materials, energy and waste management, as well as high-profile sustainability issues such as climate change…
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    29 Jul
  10. Age of the machines: automated manufacturing

    One of the greatest challenges to the growth of robot use in medical device manufacturing is the perception that robots…
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    22 Jul