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  • 20 April 2017

    Liquid biopsy: cancer diagnosis made simple

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  • 22 February 2017

    Bolt-on acquisitions continue to rise in medtech

    As market pressures have increased, the pace of consolidation in the medical device industry has been accelerating in the past five years. However, the game-changing megamergers may be behind us.

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Rolf Rihs Q&A: Automation solutions for the production of disposable medical devices

Mikron Automation

Rolf Rihs has been working at assembly system manufacturer Mikron Automation for nearly 17 years. Over that time, he has…
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