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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

Hollister Inc., an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide, today, announced the official grand opening of its new manufacturing facility in Kaunas, Lithuania. The construction of... Read more

Berry Global is set to launch its new portfolio of sustainable films, laminates and nonwovens at the EDANA Outlook 2019 conference. The products are designed to meet growing demand for lower material use and increased natural, recyclable 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

Dutch specialty chemicals company Nouryon has joined forces with water treatment company Van Remmen UV Technology on a novel method to address the growing concern of pharmaceutical micropollutants in waste water... 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

KRAIBURG TPE announces that its THERMOLAST M compounds meet the requirements of the guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics (MGPs) passed by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in July 2019. Intended as a guideline for manufacturers and... 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

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of... Read more

AddLife has signed an agreement for the acquisition of all shares in the Danish companies Lab-Vent Controls A/S and Koldt & Ryø El A/S. The companies are major players on the Danish market in ventilation solutions for laboratories and cleanrooms... Read more

Israel-based Shalag Industries is to acquire a 100% of Texsus S.P.A, manufacturer of air-through bonded nonwovens and laminated products primarily for the hygiene market... Read more

Drylock, a family-owned hygiene manufacturer, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the partnership it concluded with Sofina, allowing the investor to subscribe to approximately 25% of the shares... Read more

It is estimated that over 8 million nappies are thrown away every day, more than 3 billion each year. Disposable nappies are known to take over 500 years to decompose, making the product's eco-footprint deep and long lasting. While eco-disposable... 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

With the spectacular four-year bull run of pharmaceutical and biotech valuations from 2011-2015 over, manufacturers understand that their need to adapt is more urgent than ever before. Here, George Walker, managing director of Novotek UK and... Read more

Calixar SAS, a biotechnology company specialised in native membrane protein stabilisation, has announced that it has entered into an exclusive licencing agreement with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 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

  • ABB demonstrates mobile lab robot for Hospital of the Future

  • Hollister opens new manufacturing facility in Lithuania

  • Berry Global to launch sustainable portfolio at Outlook

  • DePuy Synthes expands 3D titanium printed spinal implant portfolio

  • Indicia Production announces acquisition of Bio-Steril

  • The critical condition of hospital power

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