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Session: Printed diagnostics and 3D-printing - Monday, 16 November 2020

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Material development for implants

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Nanofibers boost bone repair

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Radiation sterilization: "There is a marked increase in demand for medical consumables"

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A fluid solution to dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries
A new paper from associate professor Jiandi Wan's group in the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering, published in Science Advances, proposes a potential solution to dendrite growth in rechargeable lithium metal batteries.
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Wearables: an intelligent health care product for on the go
A project at Landshut University of Applied Sciences is aiming to improve wearables for medical applications and to enable the portable minicomputers to make more accurate measurements.
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Researchers develop high throughput paper-based arrays of 3D tumor models
New technology will help researchers predict the outcomes of drug efficacy and can guide the development of drug treatments for tumors.
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Ultra-absorptive nanofiber swabs
Some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 receive false-negative test results, which might put their and others' health at risk. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Nano Letters have developed ultra-absorptive nanofiber swabs that could reduce the number of false-negative tests by improving sample collection and test sensitivity.
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Dynamic 3D printing process features a light-driven twist
The speed of light has come to 3D printing. Northwestern University engineers have developed a new method that uses light to improve 3D printing speed and precision while also, in combination with a high-precision robot arm, providing the freedom to move, rotate or dilate each layer as the structure is being built.
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Cell 'bones' mystery solved with supercomputers
Our cells are filled with 'bones,' in a sense. Thin, flexible protein strands called actin filaments help support and move around the bulk of the cells of eukaryotes, which includes all plants and animals. Always on the go, actin filaments constantly grow, shrink, bind with other things, and branch off when cells move.
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New principle for generating X-rays
Physicists from Göttingen University develop method in which beams are simultaneously generated and guided by 'sandwich structure'.
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Anode-free zinc battery could store renewable energy
Renewable energy sources could help decrease the world's reliance on fossil fuels. But first, power companies need a safe, cost-effective way to store the energy for later use. Massive lithium-ion batteries can do the job, but they suffer from safety issues and limited lithium availability. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Nano Letters have made a prototype of an anode-free, zinc-based battery.
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UMBC team reveals possibilities of new one-atom-thick materials
New computational research makes reliable predictions about desirable properties of new 2D materials, saving experimental researchers time and money and foreshadowing 'tunable' materials for particular applications.
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3D printers may be toxic for humans
Risk researchers are asking new questions about the health and safety implications and how to mitigate any potential health risks to users of 3D printers and consumers of products manufactured with this emerging technology, especially children.
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Brandon Medical launches interactive virtual tour and live demonstration platforms
Brandon Medical launches interactive virtual tour and live demonstration platforms of equipment package for operating rooms and critical care areas in order to support hospitals to return to elective...
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Edmund Optics Acquires Quality Thin Films, Inc.; Strengthens Position as Laser Optics Manufacturer
Edmund Optics®, the premier provider of optical and imaging components, announced today that it has acquired Quality Thin Films, Inc. (QTF). QTF, located outside of Tampa, Florida, offers a wide range...
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Aspen Laser Systems Named to the Inc. 5000 List of The Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Inc. Magazine revealed this week that Aspen Laser Systems has been selected for its Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
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Westlake Global Compounds Announces Entity Name Changes - Resilia S.r.l. becomes Westlake Compounds Italy S.r.l.
As you may know, Westlake Chemical Corporation completed the acquisition of NAKAN (IVY GROUP HOLDING) in January 2019. As a result, all NAKAN entities became Westlake companies. Today, we are pleased...
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Hybrisan install new electrospinning production line
Hybrisan, the South Wales based advanced antimicrobial specialists, have installed a new Elmarco electrospinning production line to increase the production of PPE equipment, while also accelerating...
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Double Medical Won The Xiamen Top Ten New Economic Influential Enterprises
On September 8, 2020, under the guidance of the Organization Department of the Xiamen Municipal Party Committee, the Xiamen Torch High-tech Zone Management Committee, the Municipal High-level Talent...
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Power Package vor ventilators
In order to drive new product developments in the shortest possible time, RRC power solutions now offers an immediately available solution for the necessary portable power supply: the Power-Package...
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NEW Healthcare plant in Mexico
Plastiflex opens a new Health Care Manufacturing room in Tijuana (Mexico)   Plastiflex group, one of the world biggest producers of plastic flexible tubes and hoses with headquarters in Belgium...
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Decentralized monitoring of COVID-19 patients: M3Infekt project launched
Fraunhofer ENAS contributes its expertise on continuously tunable Fabry-Pérot filter for a monitoring system of COVID-19 patients within the Fraunhofer cluster project M3Infekt. The cluster project...
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The 26th edition of three-day Medical Fair India 2020, beginning 5th March concluded on 7th March,2020 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
26th edition of Medical Fair India inaugurated in Mumbai; COVID 19 discussed amongst other topics on Digital Innovations and New smart ways of delivering healthcare at the Mumbai Exhibition Centre...
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SteriPack Group announces global rollout of sterile swabs to help combat Covid-19
SteriPack Group rapidly deploys equipment, expertise and facilities to meet critical need for sterile swabs, diagnostic products and personal protective equipment across their global manufacturing...
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Shawpak rising to the challenge in the global fight against COVID-19
As a supplier of machines dedicated to medical packaging and as part of the Riverside Medical Packaging group shawpak have been uniquely positioned to adapt our technology to design and build PPE...
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Face Shield Machines to manufacture 1 1/2 million shields per month!
Riverside Medical Packaging Company Ltd were given the opportunity and challenge of producing over 6 million face shields between August and December 2020 to meet small and large customer orders. &#...
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Two Kimlas for Shawpak Send the Competitors Packing
Research and development has been at the forefront of Riverside Medical’s cutting-edge work since 1978. Initially specialising in bespoke medical packaging, the company has grown, and they now...
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Sandvik Materials Technology Expands to Tucson, Arizona
Second U.S. Location to Manufacture Fine Medical Wire and Components. Sandvik Materials Technology, a world-leading developer and manufacturer of advanced stainless steels and special alloys,...
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Alvalux Medical, a Belgian medtech company, announced today that it has achieved ISO 13485:2016 / EN ISO 13485:2016 Certification, the internationally recognized quality standard designed to ensure...
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Oxygen equipment pioneer AirSep, a division of CAIRE Inc., at the forefront in the global fight against COVID-19
Since the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, AirSep Corporation, a division of CAIRE Inc., has seen a higher demand in oxygen generators globally particularly in Russia and the Ukraine.
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Interview with Richard Wiens, Director, Strategic Supply, Nordion on Cobalt Supply
Nordion is one of the pioneers in using Cobalt-60 for gamma sterilization. The company has been building irradiators and shipping Cobalt sources around the world for more than 50 years and continues...
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Sotera Health’s Sterigenics Announces Acquisition of Iotron Industries
Additional Electron Beam capacity enhances Sterigenics’ global leadership in sterilization solutions CLEVELAND, Ohio – August 3, 2020 – Sotera Health, the world’s leading,...
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Newster proud to announce Dasri Sterile located in El Krib Tunisie has been awarded funds from USAID for a NW50 unit to increase it's treatment capacity to meet the large increase in COVID-19...
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Super Brush Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification
Springfield, MA – Super Brush LLC. A manufacturing leader in foam swabs and applicators announced today that the company has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification for its quality management system. ISO...
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Iceni Diagnostics appoint BBI to produce their Covid-19/Influenza test
Original article published on 10/10/2020 Iceni Diagnostics has appointed BBI Solutions to generate clinical trial batches for their new, rapid SARS-COV-2/Influenza virus detection test. The test...
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Teleflex Medical OEM Announces Expansion of Georgia Facility To Meet Growing Demand For Its Products
Teleflex Medical OEM, a leading manufacturer of micro-diameter tubing, specialty wire, and devices used throughout the healthcare industry, is announcing an expansion to its Trenton, Georgia facility.
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Teleflex Medical OEM Strengthens Its Catheter Capabilities by Acquiring HPC Medical Products
Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in custom extrusion and complex catheters, recently announced the acquisition of HPC Medical Products [HPC]), a leader in medical tubing and wire components .
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Teleflex Medical OEM Opens Two EPIC Medtec® Centers to Accelerate Device Innovation
Teleflex Medical OEM, a leading provider of medical device development and manufacturing services, announces two state-of-the-art EPIC Medtec® Centers located in Mansfield, Massachusetts and Maple...
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