In October 2019 the Independent Review of Adult Screening Programmes in England released...
Prototyping Challenges with Micro Moulding
A lot has changed in the last 20 years. Just two short decades ago, the top speed of a personal computer processor was 386MHz, and hard drive space and RAM memory were still measured in megabytes.
Health screening: the need for a more proactive approach
In October 2019 the Independent Review of Adult Screening Programmes in England released its full report, praising the NHS’s adult screening programmes, but noting that uptake of screening services is falling or stagnating in many cases. Chloe Kent looks into the report’s recommendations for organisational reshuffling and improved digitisation.
Coronavirus: China boosts medical supplies imports, cuts tariffs
The Ministry of Commerce of China has issued a notification on the expansion of imports of medical supplies and daily necessities to fight the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the country.
EpiPen shortages: prospects brighten for UK supply
While EpiPen supply chain issues are ongoing, prospects appear to be improving for users as the device stock starts to return to normal. Chloe Kent takes a closer look.
FDA reclassifies medical image analysers as class II devices
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final order to reclassify select radiological medical image analysers, including computer-assisted detection (CADe) devices, from class III to class II devices.
BioProtect closes Series D equity financing at $13m
Bioabsorbable polymer spacer balloon company BioProtect has announced the initial closing of its Series D equity financing round at $13m.
Unwrapping the FDA’s voluntary programme for medical devices
The US FDA is introducing a voluntary program for certain medical devices and device-led combination products that could improve the safety of currently available treatments. Medical Technology takes a look at the draft legislation to see how the change will impact medical device manufacturers.
US Senate permanently repeals medical device excise tax
The US Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to permanently repeal the 2.3% medical device excise tax.
Truffle Capital raises €250m for medical venture fund
Major European venture capital fund Truffle Capital has closed two new institutional funds, BioMedTech and Fintech-Insurtech, having successfully raised €390m from international institutional investors.
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On 5 April 2017, two new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR) on medical devices were adopted, and they entered into…