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Implantable polymer for spinal implants secures its first CE mark (European) approval.

  17 December 2014

Based on ultrasonics the new plastics technology uses less energy and cuts down on polymer waste

  12 December 2014

Medical moulder spends £7m on injection moulding machinery and robots  12 December 2014
Stratasys  is working with US design firm Worrell  to accelerate medical device development through the use of 3D printed injection moulding.

  31 October 2014

UK medical device maker Owen Mumford has introduced a shorter, thinner needle injection device to give diabetics a more comfortable injecting experience .

 

 

 

 

  31 October 2014

Hexpol unveils transparent coloured TPEs for medical sector at Fakuma 31 October 2014
Medical brand owners seek use of electronics as differentiator 31 October 2014
West Pharmaceutical Services has announced a major investment in a new manufacturing facility in Waterford, Ireland. 3 October 2014
Researchers have created an unusual polymer that can change colour and return to its original colour in less than a second by changing its temperature. 31 July 2014
A new cheap way to run tests on medical and environmental samples has been developed using the plastic packaging staple – bubble wrap. 28 July 2014
Surgical robots for operating inside the body without damaging organs, or shape-changing robots that can squeeze through tight spaces on search and rescue missions, are potential applications the wax and foam phase-changing material could facilitate. 17 July 2014
The 2014 glittering black-tie event takes place on Friday, 24 October at the London Hilton on Park Lane and will be hosted by comedian Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord. 7 July 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its final guidance on the new federal medical device identification database and tracking system. 2 July 2014
The joint PDM/PRE event in Telford was lauded by both exhibitors and attendees, with some visitors coming from as far afield as Scandinavia, the Middle East and Japan. 26 June 2014
PRW’s 50th anniversary issue, published last week, is now available online in a digital format. 13 June 2014


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