• Nanotechnology’s New Frontier

    Nanotechnology can make an important contribution to medicine. But only if innovation can be encouraged and a wary public can be reassured on its safety.

  • Ray of Hope: X-rays Promise Efficient Sterilisation

    Developments in high-energy, high-power x-ray equipment and processing facilities offer new sterilisation methods. X-ray processing, in particular, offers attractive features for disposable medical devices.

  • Device Packaging Developments

    John Spitzley and Curt Larsen of the IOPP tell Medical Device Developments about the latest trends in medical device packaging.

  • Medical Device Firms Seek Outsourcing Partners

    The medical device industry may not have been an early adopter of outsourcing to reduce costs. But, as Andrew Kinross of Navigant Consulting tells Medical Device Developments, there is now...

  • New Medical Devices Act Needs Full Funding

    The US government needs to finance a new act which is meant to improve the approval process for medical devices. Mark B Leahey of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association argues...

  • Assembly Technologies for Medical Devices

    Christine Kallmayer and Eric Jung of Fraunhofer IZM look at the flip-chip process and other innovations. All allow the assembly of electronic devices into small, highly reliable packages perfect for...

  • Testing the Future for In Vitro Diagnostics

    Raising awareness of in vitro diagnostics is the key to unlocking their value as tools. They are suitable for identifying and alleviating heathcare problems and reducing the costs associated with...


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