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Artificial Pancreas Offers a New Way to Treat Diabetes 1

By Ute Eppinger -
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports the successful test of a bionic pancreas controlling blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.

The First Electronic Transdermal Patch

By Bernard Banga -
An Alsatian start-up has created a stand-alone medical device that will simplify the administration of complex treatments to patients.

Parasitic Fly Provides the Inspiration for a New Generation of Hearing Devices

By Adele Graham-King -
A new developed micro device mimics the physical properties of a small parasitic fly's hearing capabilities in the hope that it will lead to a new generation of specifically sensitive assistive hearing devices.

Medical Packaging Firm Nelipak Expands US-Business

By Thomas Klein -
Nelipak has bought the American Flexpak Corporation. The medical packaging firm said that it has acquired Flexpak to “take advantage of growth opportunities in the Southwest US and Northern Mexican regions.”

Call for Start-Ups Innovations – Win a free exhibition stand at MEDTEC Europe 2015!

By Thomas Klein -
This year MEDTEC Ireland brings you a brand new Start-Ups Innovation Platform! We encourage start-up businesses to demonstrate their innovations related to the three core stages of a start-up life cycle.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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