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

Session: Fight against coronavirus - Tuesday, 17 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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New insights into 3D printing of spacers and membranes
Many industries have seen innovative breakthroughs in their respective fields of 3D printing. Amongst them, the water treatment industry has also reaped benefits off the prospects of 3D printing. High performance spacers and membranes can be fabricated by 3D printing, and they help increase permeate production while minimising energy consumption in purification processes.
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Nanorod scattering to identify immune system's 'killer and savior'
Further development of this technique will lead to novel methods to predict stages of manifestation of diseases like cancer, atherosclerosis, and fibrosis from simple tissue fluids or blood samples.
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Creating perfect edges in 2D-materials
Ultrathin materials such as graphene promise a revolution in nanoscience and technology. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have now made an important advance within the field.
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A flash of light to identify tumors: the results of the VIBRA project of the Politecnico di Milano
Funded by ERC and just completed, the project uncovers the cellular mechanisms underlying various diseases thanks to a new optical microscopy technique.
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Microbiologists take steps to reducing plastic waste
'Everyone can make a difference!' urge microbiologists after developing a new approach that could reduce their laboratory's plastic waste by over 500kg a year.
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Intelligent nanomaterials for photonics
Physicists and chemists at the University of Jena engineer optical fibres with 2D materials.
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High-speed photos shine a light on how metals fail
By combining experimental and theoretical work, researchers discover what happens when metals are stretched to their yield point.
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3D printed nasal swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing
As COVID-19 quickly spread worldwide this spring, shortages of supplies, including the nasopharyngeal (nasal) swabs used to collect viral samples, limited diagnostic testing.
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Parylene photonics enable future optical biointerfaces
Carnegie Mellon University's Maysam Chamanzar and his team have invented an optical platform that will likely become the new standard in optical biointerfaces. He's labeled this new field of optical technology "Parylene photonics," demonstrated in a recent paper in Nature Microsystems and Nanoengineering.
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AI could expand healing with bioscaffolds
A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal, according to researchers at Rice University.
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Researchers create better material for wearable biosensors
Biosensors that are wearable on human skin or safely used inside the body are increasingly prevalent for both medical applications and everyday health monitoring. Finding the right materials to bind the sensors together and adhere them to surfaces is also an important part of making this technology better.
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Ambient light alters refraction in 2D material
Rice researchers find effect that could aid 3D displays, virtual reality, self-driving vehicles.
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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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Oztas is growing with Greencooler in Coolers and Coolermed in Medical
Oztas started its activities in 1980 and provides services in metal processing, achieved a rapid growth in the commercial cooler sector with its Greencooler brand in 2016. In 4 years, the company...
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Aeonmed & Heyer Medical AG both entering into another new booming times
Heyer Medical AG established in 1883 located in Bad Ems Germany, one of the most famous places for therme and spa, Heyer focuses on respiratory therapy for more than 100 years. After wholly-owned...
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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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Global Partnership to Introduce a Connected, Point-of-Care Diagnostic Platform for COVID-19 Antigen Testing in Africa
London, UK – LumiraDx, the next generation point-of-care diagnostic company, announced today a $32 million global partnership with Africa Union, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (...
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Fight against Covid-19
Fight against Covid-19: Rostock-based company supplies mobile and portable X-ray equipment all over the worldThe Rostock company OR Technology has recorded a significant increase in sales of mobile...
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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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Taiwan Healthcare Solutions at virtual.MEDICA 2020: Innovations at a Glance
Taiwan is home to the best healthcare system in the world. This is illustrated in the latest "World Health Index", which is commissioned annually by the international CEOWORLD magazine. It is...
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Future-Ready! Biolight is well prepared for Hemodialysis Layout
On Oct 31st, the senior leaders of Biolight and its subsidiary corporation Jun Kang, and hundreds of industry elite were together to discuss China's medical industry and to find a way of independent...
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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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APD stands together with global medical device & network equipment suppliers against COVID-19
APD’s customized power solutions meet rising ventilator demand and stay-at-home economy needs COVID-19 is changing everything about our lives, seriously threatening our health and safety. It has...
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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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Delta ModTech moves into new corporate headquarters
Minneapolis, MN – “We’ve Moved!” US Converting machine manufacturer Delta ModTech moved into their new corporate headquarters in Ramsey Minnesota mid-August 2020. “We’re excited to announce...
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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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