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Sensors, Batteries & more – Hands-on technology at COMPAMED 2018

Dear Sir or Madam,

Next week, COMPAMED will be the place to be for suppliers, manufacturers and developers from the medical technology sector. Discover sensors, batteries, processors, motors and much more again this year. In addition to a variety of exhibitors, you can also expect exciting lectures on the latest technologies. In our current Special, you can already get an insight into what you can admire live from monday.

Have a expectant week,

Elena Blume
Editorial team COMPAMED-tradefair.com

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COMPAMED 2018

Live coverage

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Welcome to COMPAMED 2018! Our editorial team will report here live from Düsseldorf for you. You will find current interviews, videos and images from the trade fair halls here from 12 to 15 November 2018.
COMAPMED 2018: Live coverage
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Event database for MEDICA and COMPAMED 2018

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Inform yourself about trends, innovations and current developments from medicine and medical technology in our more than 700 lectures, discussions and courses during all four days of the trade fair.
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Fast-Charging Solid-State Battery: It's All in the Mix

COMPAMED.de talks about...

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They might leak, explode or catch fire – these are the risks associated with the use of conventional lithium-ion batteries and their liquid components. Solid-state batteries are the beacon of hope for increased safety. One of the biggest hurdles in the development of these rechargeable batteries is the long charging time. Scientists from Jülich have now developed a new cell type.
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Fast-Charging Solid-State Battery: It's All in the Mix
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Materials & Production

Material improves quality and resistance of knee cartilage implants

Researchers of Valencia’s Polytechnic University (UPV), University of Notre Dame (USA) and Technological University of Auckland (New Zealand), along with the company Zimmer, have developed a material that improves the quality and durability of the articular cartilage implants used in knee operations. According to tests carried out, the implants last up to 80% longer than the ones currently used.
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COMPAMED 2018 - Melting pot for high-tech solutions

Special

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COMPAMED 2018 once again this year offers a large number of innovations for the supplier industry and product development. In order to keep an overview of all the variety of products and services, this special provides you with a brief insight and tips for events. To do this, we have grabbed two of the most interesting technologies and taken a close look at them.
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COMPAMED 2018 - Melting pot for high-tech solutions
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Innovations

MXene – Standing in for a kidney

For more than 3 million people around the world, kidney failure is a life-altering diagnosis. While about 17 percent of people in the U.S. with end-stage kidney disease are now getting transplants, the average time spent waiting is 3-5 years. These people spend several hours multiple times each week attached to a dialysis machine that cleans the toxins from their blood.
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Innovations

Robotic arm for self-help mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients. The lightweight device enables the patients to engage in intensive and effective self-help rehabilitation exercise anywhere, anytime after they are discharged from hospital.
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MEDICA COMPAMED Matchmaking

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Electrical Engineering & Nanotechnology

3D 'organ on a chip' could accelerate search for new treatments

Researchers have developed a three-dimensional 'organ on a chip' which enables real-time continuous monitoring of cells, and could be used to develop new treatments for disease while reducing the number of animals used in research.
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Electrical Engineering & Nanotechnology

3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. But researchers have developed a new method to 3D print lithium-ion batteries in virtually any shape.
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Pacemaker monitoring – Routine check-up via mouse click

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Although a pacemaker is small, it fulfills a big function: It helps a sick heart to beat in a normal rhythm again. That’s why a regular technical inspection of this vital device is crucial. At the Catholic Hospital Essen Philippusstift, we took a closer look at this technical marvel and its monitoring process.
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Pacemaker monitoring – Routine check-up via mouse click
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General Company News

SCHÖLLY and WOM decide on cooperation

Schölly Fiberoptic GmbH

Selected standard products will from now on be marketed together. The two market leaders for endoscopic devices are now selling selected standard products in a uniform device design. Schölly...
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General Company News

Flexible quality production of medical instruments for the Western market

FLEXAN LLC

Shorter time to market: US-American contract manufacturer produces high precision silicon components for in-vitro fertilisation in China For a medical device for in-vitro fertilisation, a European...
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General Company News

SURGICAL OUTCOMES BOOSTED WITH 3D PRINTING AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BASEL

Stratasys GmbH

Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) announces that surgeons at the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland are cutting operating times for complex cranio-maxillofacial surgeries by over 33 percent with the use...
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