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There is a real hype around 3D-printing. Three-dimensional objects are printed “upward” out of thermoplastic synthetics. The benefit in daily life is still questionable but the potential is great for industry, especially for medical technology. Read more

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Patenting in Europe

Innovation in medical technologies is booming. That is why MEDICA and COMPAMED attract such huge audiences each year, and an increasing number of exhibitors. New technologies are combining material science, electronics, engineering and biochemistry. With an increasing number of us living longer, the market for healthcare appliances has ever greater potential. Read more about patenting of medical technologies

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Speakers of leading international companies and organisations present the latest developments in medical technology products, mechanic and electronic components and innovative raw materials. Read more

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Welcome at COMPAMED 2014!

COMPAMED is the leading international market place for the medical supplier industry and product development! We are looking forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf from
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From 2015 on, MEDICA and COMPAMED with new dates from Monday to Thursday

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COMPAMED Video: 3D Laser Printing for Medical Technology

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology in Aachen, Germany, are developing various laser printing technologies that are used in medical technology. More videos

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“Reverse Engineering” Materials for More Efficient Heating and Cooling

31/10/2014 - A new way to calculate the electrical properties of individual components of composite materials could open a path toward more energy-efficient medical refrigerators, air-conditioned car seats and more. read more

Robotically assisted bypass surgery reduces complications and cuts recovery

29/10/2014 - Robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is a rapidly evolving technology that shortens hospital stays and reduces the need for blood products, while decreasing recovery times, making the procedure safer and less risky, says a study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. read more

New nanodevice to improve cancer treatment monitoring

28/10/2014 - A miniature device can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just as accurate and ten times less expensive than equipment currently used in hospitals, this nanoscale device has an optical system that can rapidly gauge the optimal dose of methotrexate a patient needs, while minimizing the drug's adverse effects. read more

Wearable interface to make prosthetics more comfortable

23/10/2014 - UT Arlington researchers have been awarded a $744,300 grant from the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthapaedic Research Program to create an adaptive interface that fits between a prosthetic and a patient's limb so that the fit and comfort of the prosthetic are improved. read more

Bioinspired coating for medical devices repels blood and bacteria

17/10/2014 - Developed using FDA-approved materials, the coating prevented flowing blood from clotting in a large animal efficacy study. read more

New protein-based material with some nerve created

16/10/2014 - Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have taken proteins from nerve cells and used them to create a "smart" material that is extremely sensitive to its environment. This marriage of materials science and biology could give birth to a flexible, sensitive coating that is easy and cheap to manufacture in large quantities. read more

Culture system replicates course of Alzheimer's

15/10/2014 - An innovative laboratory culture system has succeeded, for the first time, in reproducing the full course of events underlying the development of Alzheimer's disease. read more

Minimally invasive surgery with hydraulic assistance

14/10/2014 - Minimally invasive techniques, also known as "keyhole surgery," enable surgeons to operate on patients without requiring major incisions. This method causes much less trauma for the patient, and is commonly used when performing lung, esophageal and joint biopsies, and most especially when operating inside the abdominal cavity. read more

New 'lab-on-a-chip' could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer

09/10/2014 - Scientists have been laboring to detect cancer in people using promising new biomarkers called “exosomes.” They could lead to less invasive, earlier detection of cancer, and sharply boost patients’ odds of survival. The lab-on-a-chip therefor promises faster result times, reduced costs, minimal sample demands and better sensitivity of analysis to examine the tiny biomarkers. read more

'Smart' bandage emits phosphorescent glow for healing below

07/10/2014 - Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has created a paint-on, see-through, "smart" bandage that glows to indicate a wound's tissue oxygenation concentration. read more

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