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Weekly Round Up
29 September 2016
Latest Companies

Vertellus Biomaterials - Biocompatible Coating Materials

Haselmeier AG - Self-Injection Devices for the Medical Device Industry

NSF Health Sciences - Experts in Medical Device Training, Testing, Consulting, Auditing and Regulatory Support

Konplan - Mechatronics and Software Architecture Concepts

Cendres+Métaux - Micromachining and Precious Metal Alloys for Medical Applications

Press Releases

Rhenus Contract Logistics Celebrates New Logistics Centre in Eindhoven
Rhenus Contract Logistics has announced it will build a new contract logistics centre in Ekkersrijt, the Netherlands.

Tekscan to Present VEGA-3 at MS&T in Salt Lake City
Tekscan have announced it will be demonstrating its VEGA-3 large-chamber scanning electron microscope (SEM) with an Oxford Instruments electronic data system (EDS) at the MS&T in Salt Lake City, Utah.

maxon motor's Brushless DC Motors Play Important Role in High-Tech Prosthesis Michelangelo
Helping return quality of life to people who have lost a hand, the Michelangelo prosthesis uses two maxon Brushless DC motors to imitate the human hand as closely as possible.

Formacoat to Exhibit at MEDICA in Düsseldorf
Provider of contract medical device coating services Formacoat has announced it will be exhibiting at the MEDICA Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany.

German Design Council Grants Haselmeier German Brand Award
Haselmeier has won German Brand Award 2016 following the GOOD DESIGN™ Award and the Red Dot Award: Product Design in 2015.

White Papers

Milling Services Using Rotary Transfer Machine
The rotary transfer machine is particularly well-suited for milling components with complex geometries and dimensions of approximately 8-42mm, which have a processing time of up to 12...

Your Flexible Friend
Willem Boersbroek, Rhenus Advanced Services general manager, speaks to about his company's success, which he puts down to a close focus on high-quality administration and a flexible...

Voxdale: Medical Equipment
Voxdale (Antwerp, 2005) is a design, engineering and research agency for mechanical and mechatronical development of medical devices, medical equipment and production...

Mikron's Automation Solutions
Mikron's automation solutions are developed to run around the clock and provide you with the best...

Acquiring an Application Advantage
Worldwide, brushless motors are used for their optimised performance-per-package-size, which no other technology can...


August’s top stories: Implantable wifi devices by University of Washington researchers, Myriad to acquire Assurex Health.
University of Washington researchers introduce implantable wifi devices and Myriad plans to acquire Assurax Health for 225m. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps up the key headlines from August.

July’s top stories: Roche confirms CoaguChek XS System efficacy, LabCorp to acquire Sequenom
Roche confirms efficacy of CoaguChek XS System for patients on anticoagulation therapy, and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sequenom for about $371m. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps up the key headlines from July 2016.

June’s top stories: Bowel cancer home testing kit launched, Medtronic to acquire HeartWare
Belgium-based molecular diagnostics company Biocartis has secured Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Idylla Ebola Virus Triage Test (Idylla EBOV Test) to detect the Ebola Zaire virus in patients.

May’s top stories: Bausch + Lomb collaborates with IBM, RoundTable to acquire Symmetry
Bausch + Lomb collaborates with IBM to develop a new application for iPhone and iPad for surgeons who perform cataract surgery, and RoundTable signs agreement to acquire Symmetry for $140.3m. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps up the key headlines from May, 2016.

April’s top stories: Toshiba’s Aquilion Lightning CT, Abbott to buy St Jude Medical for $25bn
FDA grants clearance to Toshiba's Aquilion Lightning CT system, Abbott has agreed to St Jude Medical for $25bn. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps up the key headlines from April.


The Double Coating that Spares Everything Except Fungi
Fungal attacks on elastic polymer materials in the body, such as silicone and polyurethane, are a serious problem.

Standardising USB in Medical Applications
USB is gaining popularity in the medical segment. One of the major challenges for medical designers is medical standards compliance, as Cuauhtemoc Medina Rimoldi explains.

Connecting Healthcare with USB
Telehealth systems enable the healthcare industry to cope with an ever-increasing elderly population and the associated chronic diseases. David Niewolny and Dr Jose Fernandez of Freescale Semiconductor explore the next revolution in the form of USB.

The Perfect Cure: IR Spot Curing Speeds Production and Saves Energy
Abstract: A new generation of advanced infrared spot curing systems delivers optimal curing quality, cuts cure time four-fold, and mitigates the energy consumption and environmental impact of oven curing.

Medical Surgical Instrument, MLE and Plasma Surgical – Developing the PlasmaJet®
"MLE possess a remarkable technical ability; they are brilliant at understanding a brief and are very passionate and sincere about providing a good result. We would recommend them to anyone and wouldn't dream of going elsewhere," Peter Gibson, Plasma Surgical.

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