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  • Moticont releases 0.875-in. diameter linear voice coil servo motor
    NEWS RELEASE: Linear Voice Coil Servo Motor Just 0.875 in. in Diameter Has High Force-to-Size High Acceleration, and a 0.25 in. Stroke! Van Nuys, CA – Moticont has released the GVCM-022-013-01 Linear Voice Coil Servo Motor. This compact .875 in. (22.2 mm) diameter high speed, high force-to-size linear motor features high accuracy and high repeatability… […]
  • Wearable developer Empatica aims to develop new digital biomarkers
    Empatica Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marisa Cruz discusses advances in wearable technology and how new digital biomarkers could advance medtech. Dr. Marisa Cruz envisions a future where unobtrusive wearable devices with advanced sensors will continuously measure and record actionable biodata without patients having to lift a finger. Cruz is an endocrinologist and internist who serves… […]
  • Nordson Medical expands Pennsylvania operations
    NEWS RELEASE: Nordson Medical expands Easton, Pennsylvania operations into an additional facility Easton, Pennsylvania – November 29, 2023 – Nordson Medical, a global leader in the medical device components industry, is expanding its Easton, Pennsylvania operations into an additional facility less than two miles away. This expansion will allow an increased capacity of their fluorinated… […]
  • Medtech glossary: Medical device industry terms, abbreviations and acronyms
    Acronyms, abbreviations and definitions of medtech terms, devices and companies Medtech’s a complicated business, with its own industry abbreviations, acronyms and terms. Cut through the jargon with our constantly evolving glossary — and please suggest additions by emailing Managing Editor Jim Hammerand. 3D printing: A type of additive manufacturing used to make patient-specific anatomical models,… […]
  • HP names Dinsmore as an HP Digital Manufacturing Partner
    NEWS RELEASE: Dinsmore Earns Distinction as HP Digital Manufacturing Partner Irvine, CA — 28th November 2023 — Dinsmore, an ADDMAN Group company, has been promoted to be a HP Digital Manufacturing Partner, cementing its commitment to innovation in 3D printing. This distinction highlights Dinsmore’s dedication to providing state-of-the-art solutions, with a focus on growth in… […]
  • Paragonix CEO Lisa Anderson’s quest to build better organ transport systems
    Paragonix co-founder and CEO Lisa Anderson offers advice for other device developers as her startup helps organs safely ship to recipients. As a complex disease researcher, Lisa Anderson couldn’t believe how crude the packaging was for a donor organ she received while studying type 1 diabetes. “What I was looking at at the time was… […]
  • Evevo Manufacturing launches in Minnesota
    NEWS RELEASE: New medical device contract manufacturer launches to serve emerging medical device companies in Minnesota’s Medical Alley. Minneapolis – Nov. 28, 2023 – Visura Technologies, a privately owned medical device company based in Minneapolis, and YKK Corp. of America, a subsidiary of Japan-based YKK Corporation, today announced the launch of Evevo Manufacturing, a new… […]
  • Researchers develop therapy for implant metal poisoning
    Researchers say they found a way to protect people from heavy metal poisoning as a result of toxicity from cobalt implants. Cobalt was widely used for hip and knee joint replacements due to strength and durability, but this led to cases of heavy metal poisoning. Toxicity can arise from cobalt and other metals if they… […]
  • What Medtronic learned on its long road to RDN approval
    It took Medtronic nearly 13 years to win FDA approval for renal denervation (RDN) since buying Ardian and its hypertension-treating technology. Jason Weidman, the Medtronic SVP who is also president of coronary and RDN, has a more personal measure of the long road to approval for the world’s largest medical device manufacturer. “The first meeting… […]
  • Medtronic weighs in on GLP-1 impact for device manufacturers
    Medtronic is the latest — and largest — device manufacturer to weigh in on GLP-1 weight loss drugs and how they could affect demand for medical devices. Medtronic Chair and CEO Geoff Martha today said the world’s largest medical device company doesn’t expect GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy to take a big… […]
  • November 2023 Medical Device Handbook: Breaking new ground in medtech
       How Abbott designed the world’s first dual-chamber leadless pacemaker system J&J used RWE for expanded indications — and you can, too Moon Surgical thinks Maestro’s light touch can win the surgical robotics arms race Breaking new ground in medtech This year has brought a flurry of firsts from medical device manufacturers as they develop… […]