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  1. RAPS Launches Global Compensation Survey Of Regulatory Professionals

    RAPS has launched its biennial survey of healthcare product regulatory professionals around the world, the Global Compensation & Scope of Practice Survey.

  2. Speaker Line-Up Announced For Medical Device Regulation Workshop

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced its full line-up of speakers for the latest workshop in its spring programme focused on compliance with the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR).

  3. World's Smallest Optical Implantable Biodevice

    Japanese researchers describe a new implantable device no bigger than the width of a coin that can be used to control brain patterns. The device, which can be read about in AIP Advances, converts infrared light into blue light to control neural activity and is both the smallest and lightest wireless optical biodevice to be reported.

  4. Scientists Develop Sugar-Coated Nanosheets To Selectively Target Pathogens

    Researchers have developed a process for creating ultrathin, self-assembling sheets of synthetic materials that can function like designer flypaper in selectively binding with viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens.

  5. SCHOTT Announces Continued Investment In Southbridge Lighting And Imaging Facility

    SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging will hold a ribbon cutting event to celebrate a $750,000 renovation to its offices in Southbridge, Massachusetts. Executives from the company, U.S. Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass 1st Dist.), and elected officials from the Massachusetts Legislature will be on hand to discuss workforce development, U.S. manufacturing, and SCHOTT’s commitment to the region.

  6. Addressing Growing Epidemic Of Drug Addiction In Our Communities

    PTI Engineered Plastics was honored to host Judge Linda Davis and other staff members of Families Against Narcotics (FAN) at their facility on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. For the tireless efforts of FAN to eradicate drug addiction and its stigma, PTI presented Judge Davis with a check for funds collected through an employee raffle, and a matching corporate donation.

  7. New ‘Nanotweezers’ Open Door To Innovations In Medicine, Mobile Tech

    It’s difficult to conceptualize a world where humans could casually manipulate nanoscale objects at will or even control their own biological matter at a cellular level with light.

  8. Carclo Technical Plastics Expands Manufacturing Facility In Doddaballapur

    Carclo Technical Plastics Ltd (CTP) announces that it has expanded its manufacturing facility in Doddaballapur near Bangalore, India, enabling it to continue serving existing customers in the electronics industry and target the growing local medical market.

  9. Scientists Develop Tiny Tooth-Mounted Sensors That Can Track What You Eat

    Monitoring in real time what happens in and around our bodies can be invaluable in the context of health care or clinical studies, but not so easy to do. That could soon change thanks to new, miniaturized sensors developed by researchers at the Tufts University School of Engineering that, when mounted directly on a tooth and communicating wirelessly with a mobile device, can transmit information on glucose, salt and alcohol intake.

  10. In 2018, First Sensor Is Continuing To Work On Profitable Growth

    First Sensor Group, the world's leading supplier in the field of sensor systems, closed fiscal 2017 successfully. As previously announced, sales amounted to EUR147.5 million and were therefore just 2% above the planned range of EUR140 and EUR145 million. Due to a more dynamic second half of the year, the EBIT margin ultimately reached 7.2%. This means that the originally planned range of 5 to 6% was considerably exceeded.