Medical device innovation doesn’t just come from startups or big corporate R&D departments. Contract manufacturers and suppliers are increasingly playing a role, too.
Long gone are the days when medical device industry suppliers simply produced or manufactured according to specifications. Companies are increasingly coming up with their own answers to potential design and manufacturing challenges — enabling medtech innovation in the process.
From two-component injection molding to greatly improved tube extrusion monitoring, here are eight medical device industry supplier innovations catching the attention of Medical Design & Outsourcing editors this year.