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Financement des medtechs en France

By MD Report -
Les aides publiques et privées pour les start-up seront au centre d’une table ronde de Medtec France 2014. Cartographie des ressources.

How to Survive in a Buyers Market – Strategies for a Changing Hospital Purchasing Landscape

By Thomas Klein -
Big purchasing groups are gaining importance in the area of hospital procurement. But many medical device companies remain ill-prepared to deal with the changing landscape.

Novel Polymer Gel Coating Could Enable Targeted Treatment Delivery

By Ute Eppinger -
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have taken a significant step toward practical usage in a range of exciting biomedical applications.

3-D Printed Splints Save Baby’s Life

By Adele Graham-King -
Surgeons at the University of Michigan have successfully designed and developed a new 3-D printed tracheal splint, which has saved an 18-month-old baby’s’ life.

OK Glass, Find an Application in MedTech

By Thomas Klein -
Sure, Google Glass is a cool gadget. But is it really deployable in the medical field? Currently, researchers and practitioners are working on potential applications in the medtech sector.

4 Breakthroughs in Molecular Diagnostics: Magnetic Beads

By Thomas Klein -
Magnetic beads capture tumor markers

4 Breakthroughs in Molecular Diagnostics: Real-Time Cancer Diagnosis

By Thomas Klein -
  Real-time in vivo diagnostics during endoscopy Source: National University of Singapore (NUS)   

4 Breakthroughs in Molecular Diagnostics

By Thomas Klein -
The market for molecular diagnostics will grow annually by 11.1% until 2019, according to a report from Transparency Market Research. In this slide show, EMDT explores four such recent breakthroughs in molecular diagnostics.

How 3-D Printing is Enabling Custom Cardiac Implants

By Ute Eppinger -
Custom cardiac implants might be the next big step in the production of pacemakers and defibrillators.