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Medtech Start-Ups: Ultrasonic Moulding Technology Boosts Design Freedom in Medical Device Development

By Thomas Klein -
Barcelona-based start-up Ultrasion SL has developed a new micro moulding technology. Based on the use of ultrasonic vibration as the plastic melting agent the technique can produce intricate precise parts without heating elements, screw and barrel configuration.

Medtech Start-Ups: Small Robots Assist in Laparoscopic Surgery

By Thomas Klein -
In 2006, Clement Vidal and Patrick Henri founded the French French company EndoControl to bring robots with a smaller footprint to the operating room to perform surgery on patients.

MEDTEC Ireland Brings Together Irish Industy Leaders

By Thomas Klein -
Taking place on 1 - 2 October 2014 in Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway, MEDTEC Ireland is your gateway to inspiration and all the latest developments around Medical Device Technology.

Medtech Start-Ups: Software Automatically Analyses CT Brain Scans

By Thomas Klein -
The British start-up Brainomix is developing medical imaging software that will provide automated analysis of computed tomography (CT) brain scans of stroke patients assessing their eligibility for treatment.

Medtech Startups: Novel Device Harvests Circulating Tumor Cells in Vivo

By Thomas Klein -
The start-up GILUPI was founded 2006 in Berlin to develop a medical device that enables the detection of rare cells directly from the blood of patients.

The Most Promising European Medtech Start-Ups

By Thomas Klein -
Start-Ups are the lifeblood of the Medtech Industry. Young companies introduce new technologies, disruptive business ideas and lifesaving treatments. EMDT starts an article series that portrays young, exciting high-tech start-ups.

Medtech Start-Ups: Italian Company Develops Novel Leads for Neuromodulation Therapy

By Thomas Klein -
The Milan- and Berlin-based start-up WISE Srl (Wiringless Implantable Stretchable Electronics) develops novel implantable Neuromodulation leads for the treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson's disease.

Point-of-Care Device Detects HIV within Two Hours

By Thomas Klein -
A spin-off company of the University of Cambridge has developed an easy to use and cheap DNA assay for point of care diagnostic of HIV in developing countries.
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A Reverse Approach to Cancer Cell Identification

By Ute Eppinger -
Cancer cells are a tricky bunch to understand. Some just stay in the primary tumor forever, while others start roaming around and start to metastasize. A novel microfluidic device isolates most aggressive cancer cells.
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A Smart Artificial Knee

By Bernard Banga -
A spin-off of a French aerospace company has designed an artificial knee with intuitive interaction for transfemoral amputees.
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