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.
The Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility is an ISO Class 5 cleanroom that specializes in advanced lithographic processing of hard and soft materials. The PNF is located in the new Eckhardt Research Center at the University of Chicago. We’re open to all properly trained users through a recharge arrangement.
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.
The Pritzker Foundation provided a generous a $15 million gift to develop the 10,000 square foot large nanofacility for the University of Chicago. The National Science Foundation provided an additional $5 million to establish the Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource, a partnership between UChicago and Northwestern University.
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.
2-dimesional nanomaterials that could be used to create light emitting diodes (LEDs) or solar cells have been made through the simple, but unconventional, method of spontaneous dissolution.
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).