Last Updated Sunday, December 21 2014
3-D+ Leap Year
The New Role of Regulatory Affairs in Medical Device Manufacturing Validating Cleanliness Taking Human Factors Into Effect Infographic: A Look at Germany's Medtech Market

In the medical device space, 3-D printing is most exciting when used in collaboration with true innovators and in agreement with traditional manufacturing. Read More >
Leap Year

Though haunted by old demons, consolidation and improved FDA relations differentiated the past year in medtech from its predecessor. Read More >
The New Role of Regulatory Affairs in Medical Device Manufacturing

Today’s market realities have reshaped the role of regulatory affairs within the medical device development process. But are companies keeping pace? Read More >
Validating Cleanliness Taking Human Factors Into Effect

Medical device manufacturers should build in a safety margin for instructions for use to accommodate for human factors that may be out of their control. Read More >
Infographic: A Look at Germany's Medtech Market

Germany's robust medical device sector is one of the many reasons the medtech world flocks to Germany for Medica and Compamed every fall. Read More >
Online Exclusives
British Startup Aims to Take Guesswork Out of Cancer Diagnostics
by Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director
Firm plans new applications of its core technology

Medtech Successes and Stumbles of 2014
by Michael Barbella, Managing editor
MPO reviews the past year's crowning achievements and misfires in the medical device sector.

The Risk of Using Noncompliant Temporary Labor in Medical Device Manufacturing
by Terry Hamm, Vice President of Quality/Regulatory Affairs, GW Plastics USA
Making sure all employees—especially temporary workers—know the regulatory guidelines they must follow is essential for producing the best possible product.

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MICROMO Presents Piezo LEGS® Linear Motor Technology
Walking Principle Piezo LEGS® Linear

PiezoMotor LR17 – Presented During MD&M West 2014
The compact LR 17 is a mere 17 mm in diameter and has all the benefits coming from the Piezo LEGS technology. The stall torque from the motor is 30 mNm, which is high compared to its small size. Because of the self-locking feature of the friction drive, the motor can hold position without consuming any power. The integrated 15 bit magnetic absolute encoder gives a closed loop resolution of 0.2 milli-radians (0.01º).

MICROMO Presents Piezo Motor Technology
MICROMO represents PiezoMotor AB products in North America and partners closely with the PiezoMotor team to offer piezo motor solutions to the OEM market. Piezo motors are just one of many custom motion solutions offered by MICROMO.

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