The Center for Medical Device Development can be described as an “engineering studio,” the rapid prototyping facility provides the tools and technology to take product concepts and ideas and turn them into real life prototypes that might eventually be developed as “go-to-market” products.
Oxfordshire-based injection moulding group White Horse Plastics is extending its reach into the med-tech sector with the tooling and manufacture of luer connectors.
Pascal Medical, who has purchased and installed twelve Husky systems to create a state-of-the-art medical device production facility in Dubna, Russia, with the goal of creating an industry-leading manufacturing organization, capable of replacing foreign-import medical products with premium quality domestic production.
Researchers at ITMO University developed a new approach for obtaining non-toxic magnetic photonic crystals, expanding their applications from mainly photonics to biomedicine. Nanospheres made with the new method may be used for designing drugs to fight thrombosis and cancer.
Fosun Pharmaceutical to buy French drug distributor Tridem. The pharmaceuticals arm of Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has agreed to buy Tridem, an Africa-focused French drug distributor, for up to €63m ($73.1m).
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has doubled its clean room manufacturing capacity at its Litchfield, Minn., facilities. The expansion is in response to rapid growth of the company’s medical and pharmaceutical business.
Since 2002, the Laboratory Design Conference has provided a dynamic educational and networking event for those involved in planning, designing, engineering, constructing and operating laboratory facilities.