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  • Researchers have a new 3D printing method for soft tissue engineering
    A lab at Georgia Tech University has a new design method for soft tissue engineering that enables 3D printing medical devices. Engineers in Scott Hollister’s lab are 3D-printing personalized airway support devices made from a biocompatible polyester. This material — called polycaprolactone (PCL) — already has approval from the FDA. Researchers use selective laser sintering… […]
  • SpiTrex Orthopedics partners with Flexxbotics on robot-driven manufacturing
    NEWS RELEASE: SpiTrex Orthopedics Selects Flexxbotics for Robot-Driven Manufacturing Boston, MA – December 7, 2023 – Flexxbotics, delivering workcell digitalization for robot-driven manufacturing, announced that SpiTrex Orthopedics (SpiTrex), a leader in global medical device contract manufacturing, has selected the Flexxbotics solution for robot-driven manufacturing with autonomous process control in its FOBA laser marking machine workcells.The Flexxbotics solution… […]
  • TT Electronics receives FDA registration for Asia manufacturing facility
    NEWS RELEASE: TT Electronics Receives FDA Registration for Asia Manufacturing Facility Dongguan China facility receives registration to support production of medical devices for the USA market. WOKING, UK, 7 December 2023 – TT Electronics, a leading provider of global manufacturing solutions and engineered technologies, announced today that one of its Asia electronics manufacturing facilities has received approval from the… […]
  • Nissha deal means big boost for Isometric Micro Molding’s mini-manufacturing
    The pending acquisition by Nissha Medical Technologies will give a big boost to Isometric Micro Molding’s manufacturing of miniaturized medtech used in robotic surgery, diabetes and other growth markets, executives from both companies said. Medical Design & Outsourcing discussed the deal with Isometric Micro Molding CEO Donna Bibber, Isometric VP of Business Development and Strategy… […]
  • Automating manual processes for scalability
    Many medtech manufacturing processes are still performed manually for a variety of reasons. Assembling intricate products, such as an implantable cardiac device or wearable drug delivery device, requires a level of dexterity that, until recently, robots couldn’t deliver. Visual inspection is a critical part of quality control, but earlier machine vision technology couldn’t compete with… […]
  • Medtech AI developer Ketryx raises $14M in Series A round led by Lightspeed
    NEWS RELEASE: Ketryx raises $14M in Series A funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners Investment fuels innovation to ensure patient safety and validate the use of AI in medical devices BOSTON, Mass, December 5, 2023: Ketryx, provider of the first and only connected application lifecycle management software for the life sciences industry, today announced that it… […]
  • TurboFil launches fully automatic TipFil syringe filling system
    NEWS RELEASE: TurboFil Introduces Fully Automatic Version of Popular Syringe Filling System TipFil™ Syringe Filling & Assembly Machine offers a fully automated start-to-finish process – from syringe loading, filling and capping through inspection, labeling and printing. Mount Vernon, NY – TurboFil Packaging Machines LLC, an equipment specialist dedicated solely to the design and development of… […]
  • Nissha Medical Technologies has a deal to buy Isometric Micro Molding
    Nissha Medical Technologies today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Isometric Micro Molding. Buffalo, New York–based Nissha Medical Technologies said it expects to close the deal by the end of 2023. Nissha Medical Technologies (a subsidiary of Kyoto, Japan-based Nissha Co.) is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) focused on minimally invasive surgical instruments… […]
  • BD limits executive severance after ‘golden parachute’ shareholder proposal overcomes board opposition
    Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) will now need stockholder permission for cash severance payouts to executives above a newly set limit. It’s the latest example of how executive compensation is being scrutinized in the medtech industry, where the world’s largest device manufacturers have collectively reduced headcount even as revenue hits record highs. BD’s medical and… […]
  • Study shows that electrodes implanted in the brain led to cognitive improvements
    A study published in Nature demonstrated that implanted electrodes could provide a potential therapy for chronic brain injuries. Led by Dr. Nicholas Schiff, the study looked at five people with moderate to severe brain injuries. They received electrode implants in the brain and, with stimulation from the electrodes, saw improvements in cognitive performance. Researchers told The New… […]
  • Millstone Medical Outsourcing plans testing services move to expanded facility
    NEWS RELEASE: Millstone Medical Outsourcing Will Move Testing Services to Expanded Facility in Bloomfield, CT Move expands facility footprint by 400% and includes new testing services Fall River, MA – Millstone Medical Outsourcing, the industry’s leading partner of choice for medical manufacturers’ post-manufacturing and aftermarket services, announces that it will move its testing services division… […]