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Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Ultrashort Laser Pulses

By Thomas Klein -
Femtos GmbH has developed manufacturing techniques for medical device company based on ultrashort laser pulses.

Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Titanium Molecular Etching

By Thomas Klein -
Advanced Chemical Etching has developed a novel process called TiME (Titanium Molecular Etching).

Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Chemotherapy Cap

By Thomas Klein -
Primasil, academia and cooling equipment manufacturer Paxman have cooperated to develop a new silicone rubber material and a new design for Paxman’s cooling cap – used to prevent or reduce hair loss in chemotherapy patients.

Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Manufacturing Execution Systems Software

By Thomas Klein -
The manufacturing execution systems (MES) software Shopfloor-Online Lifescience Edition was designed specifically for medical device companies.

Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Manufacturing Software for Medical Device Manufacturers

By Thomas Klein -
ATS ADOS software is a suite of applications that collects, reports and analyses data from production and maps it across the value chain to determine the best fit to optimize production operations.

Exhibitor Innovations Competition: Biocompatibility testing

By Thomas Klein -
FDA approved CLS MedPharma has invested an additional €1M into the biocompatibility testing area offering global testing and validation services to both medical device and pharmaceutical companies

Exhibitor Innovations Competition:Valve Y Connector For use with Multiple Guidewires

By Thomas Klein -
Qosina presents its innovation in component technology, a One Handed Hemostasis Valve Y Connector that allows independent manipulation of multiple guidewires.

More than Half of Digital Health Start-Ups to Fail within 2 Years, Study Finds

By Bruce Gain -
According to a Accenture report, 51 percent of healthcare IT startups funded until 2013 are likely to fail within 20 months of their launch.

See the Finalists Chosen for the Exhibitor Innovations Competition at Medtec Ireland

By Thomas Klein -
In October, the medtech industry will once again come together in Galway for Medtec Ireland. Exhibitors were called to submit their latest innovations for the event’s Exhibitor Innovations Competition. Explore our slide show to see the finalists.

Medical Research Council and UK Government Supports MedTech Innovations with £18 Million Funding

By Adele Graham-King -
The MRC and UK government body Innovate UK have jointly contributed £18 million in project funding as part of the Biomedical Catalyst development scheme to support medical innovations including several med tech companies across the UK.