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  • Mike on Medtech: Multiple Function Device Products

    Mike on Medtech: Multiple Function Device Products

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss what a Multiple Function Device Product is and how the FDA's guidance impacts manufacturers.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 09.17.20

  • Chronic Disease | Diagnostics
    Painless Paper Patch Glucose Level Test Uses Microneedles

    Painless Paper Patch Glucose Level Test Uses Microneedles

    Patch of needles connected to a paper sensor could diagnosing conditions such as prediabetes.
    Videos Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

  • MEDICA and COMPAMED 2020 Go Virtual

    MEDICA and COMPAMED 2020 Go Virtual

    Events to be launched as 'virtual.MEDICA' and 'virtual.COMPAMED' with three focal areas.
    Messe Düsseldorf 09.15.20


  • Electronics
    Designing for Safety with Specialist Resistors

    Designing for Safety with Specialist Resistors

    How resistors for high voltage and surge medical applications reduce risk in the new ‘healthcare anywhere’ scenario.
    Online Exclusives Stephen Oxley, Business Development Engineer, TT Electronics 09.14.20

  • R&Q Acquires Maetrics

    R&Q Acquires Maetrics

    Combined organizations form the largest medical device-focused global regulatory and quality consultancy.
    Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC 09.10.20

  • Wearable, Portable Invention Could Help Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

    Wearable, Portable Invention Could Help Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

    Purdue Materials Engineers developed an ozone generating patch to treat chronic wounds.
    Videos Purdue University


  • COVID-19 Pandemic Forcing Endologix to Go Private

    COVID-19 Pandemic Forcing Endologix to Go Private

    Company commences voluntary Chapter 11 process with access to $30.8 million in DIP financing.
    Videos Business Wire

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Software & IT
    4 Ways the IIoT Improves Medical Manufacturing

    4 Ways the IIoT Improves Medical Manufacturing

    The Industrial Internet of Things is expected to register annual growth of around 24 percent between now and 2023.
    Online Exclusives Megan Ray Nichols, Science Writer; Editor, Schooled By Science 09.02.20

  • Managing Medtech Manufacturing

    Managing Medtech Manufacturing

    Succeeding Through Software
    09.02.20


  • Contract Manufacturing
    Medbio Acquires Polymer Conversions

    Medbio Acquires Polymer Conversions

    Polymer Conversions is a medical device contract manufacturer that specializes in complex thermoplastic injection molding and value-add assembly.
    Medbio LLC 09.02.20

  • Neurological
    Researchers Awarded $2.5M for Wireless Visual Prosthesis System

    Researchers Awarded $2.5M for Wireless Visual Prosthesis System

    Will begin clinical trials of a wireless visual prosthesis system.
    Videos Illinois Tech

  • Putting A Strong Supplier Partnership Back Into Your Supply Chain

    Putting A Strong Supplier Partnership Back Into Your Supply Chain

    Join MPO for a FREE webinar on October 7th at 1:00 PM EDT as we hear from leaders of Rootstock Software and ComplianceQuest.
    09.01.20

  • R&D & Design
    The Human Factors of Aesthetics

    The Human Factors of Aesthetics

    Exploring the relationship between a device’s aesthetic, human factors engineering, and purposeful design.
    Sean Hägen, Principal, Director of Research & Synthesis, BlackHägen Design 09.01.20

  • Testing
    Assessing Nanoparticles for Biocompatibility

    Assessing Nanoparticles for Biocompatibility

    It is important to have an appropriate testing protocol in place for this relatively new medical technology.
    Helin Räägel, Ph.D., Biocompatibility Expert, Nelson Laboratories 09.01.20

  • Machining & Laser Processing
    Subtractive Solutions: Modern Machining Techniques and Technologies

    Subtractive Solutions: Modern Machining Techniques and Technologies

    New developments in machining enable unprecedented levels of miniaturization for medical device manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 09.01.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Automatic Pilot: Automation Provides Solutions for Assembly Challenges

    Automatic Pilot: Automation Provides Solutions for Assembly Challenges

    Assembly and automation experts discuss the market forces and technology trends affecting the industries.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 09.01.20

  • Electronics
    Mission Complete: Successfully Sourcing Custom Medical Electronics

    Mission Complete: Successfully Sourcing Custom Medical Electronics

    Healthcare’s digital transformation is driving demand for custom medical electronics that deliver total solutions.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 09.01.20

  • Diagnostics
    A Breath of Fresh Air for COVID-19 Testing

    A Breath of Fresh Air for COVID-19 Testing

    One of the latest COVID-19 testing innovations has recently emerged from Israel’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology—a coronavirus breath test.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 09.01.20

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design
    Trends for Medtech Contract R&D and Manufacturing

    Trends for Medtech Contract R&D and Manufacturing

    Over the past 10 years, medtech manufacturers from startups to giants have grown their levels of outsourcing to contract R&D and manufacturing partners.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 09.01.20

  • Self-Care in Business: Four Ways to Extend the Peace of Home to the Workplace

    Self-Care in Business: Four Ways to Extend the Peace of Home to the Workplace

    I began applying my self-care rules to the extension of myself that is the Empirical family of companies.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 09.01.20