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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.
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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.
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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.
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Clinical Study Finds Progress in PET/MRI Multi-Modal Imaging

By Bernard Banga -
First clinical studies of hybrid PET/MRI imaging technology provide an insight into the significant progress made in liver, breast and lymph node exploration for oncology patient care.

FDA Extends UDI Deadline after Troubles with Database

By Thomas Klein -
Manufacturers of certain class III medical devices now have more time to comply with the FDA’s UDI requirements.
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Freudenberg Medical Buys Coating Specialist Hemoteq AG

By Thomas Klein -
A week after the German Freudenberg Group has combined Helix Medical and MedVenture Technology to create Freudenberg Medical, the new unit said that it would acquire surface coating technology company Hemoteq AG.

Study Expects Powder Injection Molding to Double until 2020

By Thomas Klein -
A new study conducted by the business intelligence firm Future Market Insights expects the global powder injection molding market to double until 2020 in comparison to 2013.