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Medtech Start-Ups: New Extrusion Technology Might Reduce Costs Significantly

By Thomas Klein -
The Irish start-up DiaNia Technologies is working on new a platform extrusion technology for catheters allowing in-built lubricity on the inside and outside surface of an extrusion.

A Permanent Electrical Gateway to the Human Body

By Bernard Banga -
A French start-up has developed a new generation of osseointegrated percutaneous electrical connectors for renal and circulatory support.

Universities and Start-Ups Strive to Develop Rapid Diagnostic Devices for Ebola

By Adele Graham-King -
A number of universities and start-ups are working on devices that provide faster and more effective diagnosis of Ebola.
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Will We See Prototypes of 4-D Printed Medical Devices in 2015?

By Bruce Gain -
After researchers began describing the variation of 3-D printing over a year ago, 4-D printed medical applications could see the prototype stage by end of next year, according to analysts.
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How was 2014 for the big European Medtech Companies? - Part 6: Essilor

By Thomas Klein -
As the year is nearing the finish line, we took a close look at the numbers of Q3 earnings reports to see how 2014 went for the big European medtech companies.

How was 2014 for the big European Medtech Companies? - Part 5: Smith & Nephew

By Thomas Klein -
As the year is nearing the finish line, we took a close look at the numbers of Q3 earnings reports to see how 2014 went for the big European medtech companies

How was 2014 for the big European Medtech Companies? - Part 3: Philips

By Thomas Klein -
As the year is nearing the finish line, we took a close look at the numbers of Q3 earnings reports to see how 2014 went for the big European medtech companies.
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How was 2014 for the big European Medtech Companies? - Part 1: Fresenius

By Thomas Klein -
As the year is nearing the finish line, we took a close look at the numbers of Q3 earnings reports to see how 2014 went for the big European medtech companies.
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Shortwave Infrared Imaging Technique Enhances Cancer Detection

By Wolfgang Walk -
A new medical imaging method being developed at Rutgers University could help physicians detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before.
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Novel Instrument Improves Precision in Spinal Surgery

By bernard Banga and Thomas Petit-Bourg -
A French start-up has developed an electronic instrument that facilitates optimal drilling of the vertebrae. This easy-to-use innovation is targeting a market worth an estimated 1 billion dollars.
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