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  1. World’s Smallest Active NFC sensor Module By DYCONEX
    3/19/2019

    DYCONEX AG, an MST company, has developed a novel approach to miniaturized, hermetic and highly reliable smart sensor modules with diameters down to 6 millimeters.

  2. You’ve Come A Long Way PTI!
    3/19/2019

    PTI Engineered Plastics (PTI) was started by an ambitious young man with a big dream. That dream became a reality in 1984 with the purchase of a dilapidated building on Eight Mile in Warren.

  3. FDA Approves BD’s First Venous Stent To Treat Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease
    3/14/2019

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for the Venovo™ venous stent, the first stent indicated to treat iliofemoral venous occlusive disease, which is obstructed or narrowed blood flow specific to the iliac and femoral veins located near the groin.

  4. Smith & Nephew Acquires Brainlab Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Business
    3/12/2019

    Brainlab, the global pioneer of software-driven medical technology, and Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN,NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, announce that Smith & Nephew has agreed to acquire the Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business.

  5. Soom Introduces Solution To Modernize Ifus With Mobile Scanning Feature)
    3/11/2019

    Soom, a pioneer in utilizing barcode technology to bridge information gaps between data sources and physical products, announces recently a solution that enables compliance with the electronic instructions for use (eIFU) requirements (from EU No. 207-2012) included in the European Union’s upcoming Medical Device Regulation (MDR).

  6. Corin Enters Orthopedic Robotics Market With OMNI Acquisition
    3/6/2019

    UK International orthopaedic company Corin Group (“Corin”), backed by the Permira funds, has signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of US-based OMNI Orthopaedics Inc. (“OMNI”), a pioneer in robotic-assisted total knee replacement.

  7. CurvaFix Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For CurvaFix Rodscrew
    3/5/2019

    CurvaFix, Inc., a developer of medical devices to repair bone fractures in orthopedic trauma patients, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the CurvaFix® Intramedullary Rodscrew. CurvaFix’s patented solution has the potential to improve outcomes and enable a less invasive approach in pelvic trauma surgery.

  8. FDA Clears Medtronic’s Accurian RF System For Nerve Tissue Ablation
    2/27/2019

    Medtronic plc recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Accurian(TM) RF ablation platform, which conducts radio frequency (RF) ablation of nerve tissues.

  9. $250K Pediatric Pitch Competition For Orthopedic Medical Device Innovators
    2/26/2019

    The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) is now accepting applications for its "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" competition.

  10. Protolabs Selected To Be Featured in National Manufacturing Tour
    2/22/2019

    Digital manufacturing leader Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) will be showcased as part of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) State of Manufacturing Tour, which highlights manufacturing’s digital transformation, the job opportunities created by this transformation, and the skills required now to work in the industry.