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The Versius surgical robot has carried out its first treatments in the UK's National Health Service (NHS), performing its first procedure on a patient at The Western General Hospital in Edinburgh... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

A Paris-based start-up recently helped a woman with partial paralysis to use an exoskeleton to walk. Breakthroughs like this are allowing exoskeleton technology to be used in more varied environments, with potential benefits for manufacturers... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

UK-based medical technology company, 3D LifePrints, has designed and produced a 3D printed tumour, which aided surgeons in the removal of a cancerous mass from a six-year-old girl in Liverpool... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

It is no secret that we are in the midst of another industrial revolution. Guided by big data and an adoption of interconnectivity across multiple industries, today’s innovation goes further than just factories. Projects such as smart cities show... Read more

US-based OEM 3D Systems and Belgian biotech company Antleron have announced a collaboration which the companies hope will play a pivotal role in advancing and accelerating breakthroughs in the biomedical industry and developing regenerative... Read more

ABB today opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas – showcasing a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi robot, which will be designed to assist medical and... Read more

At the 34th Annual North American Spine Society meeting this week, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices group, launched its new line in 3D printed titanium spinal implants... Read more

Cambridge-based startup CMR Surgical has raised £195-million (€220.4-million) to fund the global expansion of the "next generation" of robot surgeons. Read more

At first, the little Syrian boy seemed perplexed. Perhaps not fully understanding what was happening. Then, when the coloured, artificial limb was attached to him, in place of his missing right forearm, Yasser Al Khaled's face lit up with joy... Read more

Indicia Production, a Contract Manufacturing Organisation specialising in the manufacture of ready-to-use microbiological media and sterile pharmaceutical ingredients, today announces the acquisition of Bio-Steril, a French company that... Read more

In August 2019, Ipswich Hospital plunged into darkness after it was hit during a 15-minute UK-wide power outage. The trust revealed that the disruption caused the unit’s circuit breaker to fail, briefly cutting the electrical supply to outpatients... Read more

French healthcare provider Quantel Medical, part of the laser technology specialists Lumibird group has announced the acquisition of Slovenia's Optotek Medical for an undisclosed sum... Read more

Created in 1780, the world’s first pedometer was developed using an earlier mechanism of a self-winding watch. Technology to ensure we meet those all-important 10,000 steps has come a long way since then, but as Antonios Oikonomou, the Graphene... Read more

Wearable technology, diagnostic devices, personalised medicines and bionics are four key opportunities for the UK’s £70-billion-revenue life sciences sector, reveals a new report by Santander and manufacturing organisation Make UK... Read more

BIO X, a 3D bioprinter for human tissue has been awarded The Grand Award of Design 2019. The company behind this innovation is CELLINK who, together with Semcon’s design department, have developed a user-friendly and original exterior for the printer Read more

Softlanding Boston is a program for medtech and e-health companies (medical devices, connected objects, diagnostic and monitoring tools). Designed by Medicen Paris Region and Paris Region Entreprises USA, the program aims to support French... Read more

Strasbourg-based medical virtual reality specialist HypnoVR has concluded three successful clinical trials in medical hypnosis for the management of pain and anxiety in the fields of post-operative pain reduction, pediatric dentistry and medically... Read more

Helsinki-based dental technology and equipment manufacturer, Planmeca Oy have announced the release of the Planmeca Oy. Specifically designed for dental professionals, the Planmeca Creo C5 is a chairside 3D printer built with speed and precision... Read more

French multinational industrial gas supplier and service provider Air Liquide has announced the acquisition of two key historic players in the home healthcare business. The move further develops the company's activity in the sector and strengthens th Read more

Vygon Group, a France-based specialist in single-use medical devices, has acquired a 20% stake in OxyNov, a young Canadian company focused on innovative oxygen therapy and respiratory assistance medical devices. Read more

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